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... br> By mid afternoon the temperature was up to -5c, it had got warmer by 20 celcius in two days and the snow wasn't letting up either.
We were taking it easy indoors, just reading and watching television, but David was watching the snow build up again, another 8cm or so had fallen so he was back out again. No rest for the wicked!
In the early evening we were starting to get hungry and couldn't be bothered to cook so ...
... underfloor heating was broken so we'd had to switch it off last night and despite it being 15c warmer outside, we could feel the chill in the cabin. David lit a fire in hearth to heat the cabin up.
The remainder of the morning and the daylight hours of the afternoon were spent watching television and reading before we donned on warm clothes for a walk. We went down to the village and had a look round the shops, David is keen to buy a jacket, ...
... fried chicken and rice. Just perfect for warming us up from the inside.
Just in case we hadn't warmed up properly, the sauna was heated up too. Being a proper wood fired sauna it takes a good amount of time, and logs of wood, to bring the temperature up to about 60c.
David had put some of his dark Czech beer, Kozel, outside in the cold, but only for the time he was in the sauna just in case it froze again. It was perfectly chilled ...
... of the lake, we had a nice view of the seven fells surrounding the area, the ski centre and the moon that was beginning to rise into the sky.
Markus, Maria's uncle was away on holiday so we were just checking the house was warm enough. We made a fire and while it burned we ate all the nice biscuits in his pantry and washed them down with mugs of hot chocolate.
It was 3pm by the time we started walking back, the sun had gone and it was beginning to get ...
... route back to the cottage.
At the cottage, we finished thawing out by making brats in the fire. They were so good!! When we were done eating, Anssi took Natasha and I each out for a spin on the snow mobile! The ride was awesome and exhilarating, and extremely cold. I wasn’t having any problems with my glasses fogging up until we stopped when Anssi offered to teach me to drive. I was on the edge, then finally decided yes, I wanted to drive, and of course ...