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Finland's Polar Extremes

With the most guaranteed snow in Europe, the awe-inspiring northern lights and the endless summer days, Finland is nothing short of spectacular.

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Ice Swimming

We might think that jumping into a frozen lake through a hole cut in the snow is crazy, but for the Finns it's a popular winter custom. Approximately 120,000 Finns go winter swimming, from the first day of October until the end of February.

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