Ice Cold in Harbin

Despite subartic temperatures and enduring a full day of flying, I headed to Northern China to check out the Harbin Ice Festival.

Ice Castle at Harbin Ice Festival

In case you were wondering. Yes. I am standing inside a 2-storey icy fortress overlooking a replica of Russia’s iconic Saint Basil’s Cathedral.

Inside an Ice Castle in Harbin, China

With a high of -4 degree Fahrenheit, my eyelashes froze like icicles in a matter of minutes.

Frozen eyelashes in Harbin, China