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Medieval soap

Posted by
ursulakatariina (Ed, Sweden) on 30 June 2014 in Lifestyle & Culture.

Last Saturday we went to Turku to check the Medieval Market that is held there annually. Here they are cooking soap from some odd ingredients like bones and animal fat.


Canon EOS 70D 1/125 second F/10.0 ISO 1250 18 mm

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Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Best domestic product.

30 Jun 2014 5:05am

@Jypyä Pop: I know some better products... :)

Dimitrios from ATHENS, Greece


30 Jun 2014 6:51am

@Dimitrios: Thank you!

Devi from Chennai, India

Ah!! Let us have some pictures of the soap lease:))
Beautiul image here with the steaming cauldron :)

30 Jun 2014 10:13am

@Devi: I just went through the photos I took at the market and there aren't any of the soaps... Sorry.
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Oiva from Turku, Finland

Beautiful view of from the Medieval Market!:-))Haleja

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30 Jun 2014 1:40pm

@Oiva: Thank you!

Ainsley from Derbyshire, United Kingdom

What a great place, feels relaxed and informative.

30 Jun 2014 2:41pm

@Ainsley: It is a very interesting experience.

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

I like the atmosphere in this period image

30 Jun 2014 4:41pm

@Ruthiebear: Thank you!

The Mouse from Glasgow, United Kingdom

Ooh, hope they had lavender soap there! Nice shot

30 Jun 2014 4:59pm

@The Mouse: I can imagine they did have lavender soap there but don't know for sure...
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Jeff & Pat from Pembroke Dock, United Kingdom

Must have been a bit smelly back then .

30 Jun 2014 7:52pm

@Jeff & Pat: I imagine so...

Langevine from Angers, France


1 Jul 2014 7:08am

@Langevine: merci

Canon EOS 70D
1/125 second
ISO 1250
18 mm