“Laskiainen” literally translated that means sliding downhill. It is often described as a “mid-winter sliding festival” and this never be complete without eating their traditional pea soup and buns filled with jam, called Laskiaispulla.
This year there´s a lot of snow, which means sledding is a lot easier.
Sledding is Fun for Adults Too! Walking or running back up to the top of the sledding hill for another trip down burns a ton of calories — but it’s so much fun, you’ll never even notice what a great workout you’re getting. Once you have a sled, going sledding is a free, fun and easy way to get out there and reconnect with your inner child. Let me share to you our sledding experience with our friends Ulpu and Risto.