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Ice Festival Pictures: Day 1: Ice Structures

The Harbin ice festival has two parks. One is for ice structures and sculptures, and the other is for snow sculptures. The ice structure exhibit is best viewed at night, when you can get the full effect of the laser light show that is modern China.

No, this is not made of ice. It's China bling. But it looks pretty. Mrs. Hoopie, wouldn't it make a nice quilt pattern?

No, this is not made of ice. It’s China bling. But it looks pretty. Mrs. Hoopie, wouldn’t it make a nice quilt pattern?

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IceSculptures3

Proof that I was there

Proof that I was there

Next year will be the year of the sheep/ram

Next year will be the year of the sheep/ram

Ice Castle!

Ice Castle!

Scariest stairs in the world (ice is slippery, right?!)

Scariest stairs in the world (ice is slippery, right?!)

Inside the castle

Inside the castle

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IceSculptures9

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Proof that I was there

Proof that I was there

Ice sculpture

Ice sculpture


Frosty Buddha

Frosty Buddha

This one's for you, Marg!

This one’s for you, Marg!

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Corporate sponsorship: Snow Beer (not MONS Beer)

Corporate sponsorship: Snow Beer (not MONS Beer).

Corporate sponsorship: Harbin Beer.

Corporate sponsorship: Harbin Beer.

2 Comments

  1. Dottie Hoopingarner says:

    Lots of nice quit patterns in Harbin! I was surprised to see a sculpture of the Buddha. Isn’t China supposed to be anti religion?

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