Fri, March 06, 2009

Winter Sightseeing

Snow-covered Mutianyu section of the Great Wall

Photo taken on Dec. 10, 2008 shows the snow-covered Mutianyu section of the Great Wall located on the outskirts of Beijing, capital of China. The first snow of this winter fell in Beijing on Wednesday. Full story


Snow scenery of the west lake

The video shows beautiful snow scenery of the west lake in Hangzhou, capital of East China's Zhejiang Province.


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Travelling in China


Snow paints Tianzi Mountain in silver

2009-03-06 02:52:47 GMT Xinhua English Picture taken on March 4, 2009 shows a view of the Tianzi Mountain in Zhangjiajie, a UNESCO heritage site in central China's Hunan Province.

Snow sculptures at Shenyang Ice and Snow Festival

2009-01-09 06:16:42 GMT China Daily A worker shapes a snow sculpture in preparation of the Shenyang International Ice and Snow Festival in Shenyang, Liaoning province, January 8, 2009. The festival kicks off on January 11, local media said.

Int. Ice Sculpture Contest kicks off in Harbin

2009-01-06 10:04:50 GMT Xinhua English Contestants take part in the three-day International Ice Sculpture competition in Harbin, northeast China's Heilongjiang province, Tuesday January 6, 2009. [Xinhua]

25th Harbin Int'l Ice & Snow Festival

2009-01-06 03:25:25 GMT Xinhua English People play at the Harbin Ice and Snow World in Harbin, capital of northeast China's Heilongjiang Province, Jan. 5, 2009. The 25th Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival of China was opened on Monday at the local park in Harbin, capital of northeast China's Heilongjiang province, featuring ice and snow art, sports, trade and tourism.(Xinhua/Wang Jianwei)

Travelling abroad


Snow-capped Golden Pavilion in Japan

2008-12-26 04:34:02 GMT THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Snow-capped Kinkakuji, or Golden Pavilion, is seen in Kyoto, Japan, Friday, Dec. 26, 2008. It was the first snowing of the season in Kyoto.

Winter brings Yellowstone wildlife close to road

2008-12-17 06:44:02 GMT We were expecting to see plenty of wildlife on a winter outing to Yellowstone National Park, but — silly us — we thought we might have to get through the entrance first.

Peak 2 Peak Gondola opens to public

2008-12-12 07:33:57 GMT China Daily The spectacular views at Whistler are about to get even better with the launch of the long-anticipated Peak 2 Peak Gondola.

Four unmissable travel deals for Holiday Season

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