• Worldwide Winter
This year's winter is in no hurry to please our eyes with a snowy landscape. However, the temperature is gradually lowered, some cities can boast white apparel.
From the Far East to the Mississippi River, from Moscow to Stonehenge - this collection of winter landscapes from around the world.
The inhabitants of Kolomna enjoyed the snow.
Ice sculptures in Harbin during the inspection light in preparation for the 13th annual festival of ice and snow, which opens here on 5 January.
Leaf covered with frost in the park in Hamburg.
Snow-covered mountain in Corsica.
Skier during a downhill competition in the French Meribel.
The Russian athlete Denis Dolgodorov and Canadian Mikael Kingsbury Cup freestyle world.
The ice sculpture on the plant, created by wind and frost from the Mississippi River in Alton (Illinois).
The opening of the Church of the snow in Germany had to be postponed for two weeks.
Inside the snow church opened in the German town of Mitterfirmiansreut. Its construction took 1 400 cubic meters of snow. The church was established in honor of the winter of 1910-1911's, when a record amount of snow fell. While believers are not able to get into the church and decided to build his own - from the snow.
A dog in the snow near the town Untereh in Germany.
The traditional Christmas swim in the North Sea has collected about 10 thousand Dutch walrus. On this day, the seawater temperature was 8 ° C.
Dutch Christmas bathing on the beach Scheveningen, near The Hague.
Through the icy gates seen a horse and a red barn in a field south of Val-Walla (WA)
Starlings on a Christmas tree of Rome. Every autumn and winter, starlings gather in the Italian capital and demonstrate the air show.
The route Krasnoyarsk - Mongolia at dawn.
The celebration of the winter solstice near Stonehenge gathered far more people than in previous years, due to the warm weather. In the photo: woman during a celebration ceremony.
The Druids, pagans and just spectators at dawn at Stonehenge.
The boy with sled on a mountain in Bowling Green, Ohio, USA.
Children sit sculpture out of snow during the second festival of snow sculptures in the Hulun Buir, Mongolia.
The snow berry in Gaiberg, Germany.
Skier not far from the German Marktoberdorf.
Closing of the annual festival of lights in the English Brighton was marked by the burning of paper lanterns. The event is timed to the day of the winter solstice.
Winter in German Ebenhofene.
The boy looks at the snow-covered street in LaPorte, Indiana.
The man jumps on a mop into the icy waters of the Songhua River in Harbin.
deer sculpture made of ice in the Santa Park near Rovaniemi, Lapland.
Squirrel in a park in Sofia.
4-year-old Jack Mathis from Odessa (Texas) during a game of snowballs.
The protective layer of ice on the strawberry flower in Dover (Florida). The plants survived frosts, farmers sprayed them with water.
A flock of starlings at sunset on the pier in Brighton.
Residents Krasnojarsk frosty haze Bay buzz Yenissei river at a temperature of -23 ° C.
Railing pier in St. Joseph, covered with icicles. Michigan, USA.
5-year-old Diego with his father Michael Monte down the hill in El Paso, Texas.
Tourist making a photo next to the hotel from the ice in the mountain Fagaras, which is 300 kilometers from Bucharest. The ice hotel are 10 rooms with large beds. Room temperature ranges from -2 to +2. For such a number should be put 35 euros per person.
The grass, covered with frost on a lake Oydzhene, Oregon.
Arliss Van Hugen in the ice castle in Colorado. Ice castle consists of man-made passages, tunnels and arches without supporting structures. 200 fluorescent light bulbs illuminate the castle walls.
Italian Patrick Thaler athlete during competition in slalom in Austria.
Male Krasnoyarsk bathes in the river at an air temperature -20 ° C.
Boys Choir of King's skating during a photo shoot at the rink Hampton Court in London. Photo session was initiated by the charitable organization "Choral Foundation," which hopes to collect 1, 5 million pounds on music lessons singers and repair of historic organ.
snow sculptures based on the painting "Barge Haulers on the Volga" at the 13th festival of snow and ice in Harbin.
The illuminated ice sculptures in Harbin.
Ice sculptures before the opening of the festival in Harbin.