The 9th Snow and Ice World
Harbin Travel Blog› entry 8 of 14 › view all entries
I slept late today. Woke up famished at 1pm, so i headed to a nearby restaurant for an 8 Yuan dumpling plate. Today was my last day here in
A few minutes later, the sun went down and all the neon lights in the blocks of ice lit up. Honestly, Id say that it was one of the best sights ive ever seen.
I walked on the grounds for about 40 minutes before I decided to take some warm shelter on one of the café shops in the park. Coffee was at 15 Yuan (quite expensive for a cup in
The blowing Siberian chill outside seemed as though every minute out there was a being in precarious situation and I wondered if my travel insurance would cover if I all too suddenly collapsed from hypothermia and I have only covered half of the park! I stayed inside the café until my coffee thawed, I really wasn’t after the coffee, I just wanted to feel my feet again!
I finally left and went for to see the rest of the park for about an hour more.
Many sorts of activities such as ice-traversing vehicles were all around the park for those who need to beat the cold, and there was even an arctic fox where you could pose and have your picture taken for 5 yuan. Being in the park seemed magical although I only spent 2 hours there. If only it were a little less cold I would have enjoyed it more. But hey, It was worth the experience.