The town of Harbin in northeast China has created an entire city carved out of ice and snow.    The 28th Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival, which opens on January 5, features work by some of the best ice sculptors and attracts thousands of visitors from around the world. The town, located near the border with Russia, experiences dry but freezing winters and has an abundance of ice on tap from the nearby Songhau River.

Is this China's coolest town? Winter festival creates city made entirely from snow and ice

The town of Harbin in northeast China has created an entire city carved out of ice and snow. The 28th Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival, which opens on January 5, features work by some of the best ice sculptors and attracts thousands of visitors from around the world. The town, located near the border with Russia, experiences dry but freezing winters and has an abundance of ice on tap from the nearby Songhau River.

The most unique short break you can take. Think swimming in volcanic springs, trekking through icy waterfalls and a great Scandi-cool vibe in the capital, Reykjavik.

The most unique short break you can take. Think swimming in volcanic springs, trekking through icy waterfalls and a great Scandi-cool vibe in the capital, Reykjavik.

Deepsea Under the Pole by Rolex – a pioneering adventure – combined ski trekking and scuba diving above and under the North Pole ice cap.

Deepsea Under the Pole by Rolex – a pioneering adventure – combined ski trekking and scuba diving above and under the North Pole ice cap.

toronto ice skiing - Recherche Google

toronto ice skiing - Recherche Google

48 hours of ice magic in Lake Louise, Canada! Sleigh rides around the lake are some of the best ways to experience winter in Banff National Park.

Ice Magic in Lake Louise, Canada

48 hours of ice magic in Lake Louise, Canada! Sleigh rides around the lake are some of the best ways to experience winter in Banff National Park.

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Go inside deep blue - 3rd person view *** credit to @luckyapon #staywarm #winter #wintergloves #actionheat #coldweather #cold #winteriscoming #coldhands #fahrenheit #fahrenheitai #warmgloves #warmsocks #heatedgloves #heatedsocks #wintersports #gotomountains #mountains #mountainlovers #powdertothepeople #ice #ski #skiing #skating #climbing #playoutside #ice #freeski #health #wildspirit

Wondering where the hell these clouds appeared from after booting up Mt. Tukno under bluebird skies in a tank top. *** credit to @hbarkey  #staywarm #winter #wintergloves #actionheat #coldweather #cold #winteriscoming #coldhands #fahrenheit #warmgloves #warmsocks #heatedgloves #wintersports #gotomountains #mountains #mountainlovers #powdertothepeople #ice #ski #skiing #skating #climbing #playoutside #ice #freeski #health #wildspirit

Wondering where the hell these clouds appeared from after booting up Mt. Tukno under bluebird skies in a tank top. *** credit to @hbarkey #staywarm #winter #wintergloves #actionheat #coldweather #cold #winteriscoming #coldhands #fahrenheit #warmgloves #warmsocks #heatedgloves #wintersports #gotomountains #mountains #mountainlovers #powdertothepeople #ice #ski #skiing #skating #climbing #playoutside #ice #freeski #health #wildspirit

If you never did, you should. These things are fun and fun is good! *** credit to @colt801  #Fun #Awesome #SnowBike #Snow #winteriscoming #coldhands #fahrenheit #warmgloves #warmsocks #heatedgloves #heatedsocks #wintersports #gotomountains #mountains #mountainlovers #powdertothepeople #ice #ski #skiing #skating #climbing #playoutside #ice #freeski #health #wildspirit

If you never did, you should. These things are fun and fun is good! *** credit to @colt801 #Fun #Awesome #SnowBike #Snow #winteriscoming #coldhands #fahrenheit #warmgloves #warmsocks #heatedgloves #heatedsocks #wintersports #gotomountains #mountains #mountainlovers #powdertothepeople #ice #ski #skiing #skating #climbing #playoutside #ice #freeski #health #wildspirit

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