Obviously, I was only joking — I told them German saunas are not at all sexual and that often, families and colleagues enjoy the German spa together. Even visiting Sweden, the coed saunas required mummification. I can not follow e. Ha ha ha! For one thing, there are beaches here where nudism is permitted, but all that talk about it being natural isn't always true.
Naked In German Saunas: A North American Woman’s Perspective
You could even plan your sauna times according to when the towel whippers come in to perform their rituals. Reply Cheryl Howard October 4, at I have a German girlfriend who always talks about how awesome the spas are. Oh well. Thanks and yes you need to do this and them write about it. Debbie Beardsley. A "17 course spa experience" has definitely tweaked my interest and I don't know anyone in Baden Baden, so likely wouldn't run into anyone I knew:
My first German sauna experience – Following the Wanderlust
Reply Melissa June 1, at 8: Second issue was not sitting on the bare boards. As it turns out, she was right — in another sauna later, we saw another woman lay down on the bench and place the wooden palette under her head, like a pillow. I know you had a girlfriend with you where neither of you had been naked with each other before, but do you think that would have made your first encounter harder or easier? The showers were for one at a time with tiled walls so complete privacy.
Too bad we don't have the sauna culture in Canada. Time of year. The latent heat of evaporation helps to cool us to a level where bacteria thrive, far better to have them on a towel on a hot wash than a swim suit on a 40 degree wash. Bathing suits were permitted in one section of the thermal pool area. When we arrived, I was nervous.