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Ice Music, prior to start of the festival

Tim Linhart is the original ice artist who founded the Ice Music project in Lule, Sweden
Tim Linhart is the original ice artist who founded the Ice Music project in Lule, Sweden

Now that a deep freeze has settled over many parts of the world, some daring souls choose to revel in the frigid temperatures by engaging in activities that are only possible in a cold climate.

A band in Sweden called Ice Music celebrates “the winter spirit of Swedish Lapland” by using a new art form – where the musicians play on instruments made of ice. READ MORE

Magnificent Troll’s Tongue

Trolltunga is a piece of rock that sticks out of a vertical mountain side above a 350m drop, offering a magnificent view of Skjeggedal near town of Odda, Norway. The Troll’s Tongue (translation in English) is available to hikers from mid-June to about mid-September. It is roughly a 3-4 hour hike to the ‘trolls tongue’.

Trolltunga in Hordaland, Norway

Thousands of tourists visit Trolltunga during the four summer months. Nevertheless, to this day no safety railing has been constructed on the edge of the cliff so as not to harm the natural beauty of the cliff. Despite the insecure gorge, there had been no fatalities at the site (2013). Source: Wikipedia