January 22, 2014

Harbin Ice and Snow Festival, China

Photograph by Kim Kyung-Hoon, Reuters/Corbis

A colossal snow sculpture, built in advance of the Harbin Ice and Snow Sculpture Festival in China, dwarfs a woman posing for a snapshot. The annual event showcases ice and snow carvers and features ice skating, illuminated ice displays, and a polar plunge for the hardy.

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