MORE WINTER SCENES
Added on: 4th Jan 2015
Some people can obviously enjoy more than just the
visual delight that winter countryside offers. In
Kangasala, western Finland, there is a tradition of
polar bear swimming.
In New Zealand, winter is in power during the time we have
summer in the northern hemisphere but the breath taking
outcomes of its freezing grip look the same.
Rather extreme example of what winter can also create,
these are the consequences of an enormous ice storm
that hit Switzerland in February, 2012.
The ice storm was formed by strong, gusting winds and
long-term freezing temperatures. Spray from the
Lake Geneva stuck to anything it could find, creating
these spectacular things.
Neuschwanstein castle, a 19th century Romanesque Revival
palace in southwest Bavaria, Germany, looks astonishing all
year round but in winter, its fairy-tale like look is even
Minneapolis, Minnesota is one of the coldest American
cities which may discourage some people from visiting the
city but there are very few places that would offer you such views.
Greenland can be considered a real winter wonderland.
In areas where the ice and snow are permanent all year round,
a dog sled is often the only way of traveling.
A 150 feet (46 meters) deep Birthday Canyon carved by
melt-water is one of Greenland´s most popular landmarks
attracting photographers from all over the world.