Ladypolitik (ladypolitik) wrote in ontd_political,

ontd_political Photo(s) of the Day: Feb 6, 2010.

Given the epic snowfall some of Yall experienced in the U.S. this week, here's a compilation of international snow-themed photography taken between early December until the week of February 6. Squee'ing/emotional frolicking is  welcomed.

A swimmer jumps into the icy waters of a river on a snowy winter day in Taiyuan, Shanxi province, China on December 7, 2009.

Stringer | REUTERS

A paperboy reacts after falling from his bike after snowfall in London, England on Friday, Dec. 18, 2009.

Matt Dunham | AP Photo

A swimmer lays down on the beach covered by snow in Nice, southeastern France, Saturday, Dec. 19, 2009. The temperature of the water was 6 degrees C (42.8 F) and the outside air was 3 C (37.2 F).

Lionel Cironneau | AP Photo

Elijah Spurell, 4, makes a snow angel in Roanoke, Virginia on Saturday, Dec. 19, 2009.

Kyle Green | AP Photo/The Roanoke Times

Children play with snow in the middle of the traffic roundabout at Columbus Circle in New York City on December 20, 2009. Heavy snowfall blanketed the East Coast on Saturday, disrupting public transport and air travel, and hampering holiday shoppers on the last weekend before Christmas.

Finbarr O'Reilly | REUTERS

A woman walks through the snow outside the seaside town of Ballycastle on the North Antrim coast, Northern Ireland on December 20, 2009.

Cathal McNaughton | REUTERS

An Orthodox priest walks in snow in front of frescoes of Mykhaylo Gold Domes Cathedral in Kiev on December 21, 2009, after heavy snow fall in Ukrainian capital.


Visitors walk between buildings made from blocks of ice at the Harbin International Ice and Snow festival in Harbin, China on Jan. 5.

Ng Han Guan | AP Photo

A  Turkish man eats ice cream during a snow fall in Istanbul, on Jan. 23.

Mustafa Ozer | AFP/Getty Images

Skaters practice an old form of synchronized skating on natural ice on the frozen IJsselmeer inland sea near Hindeloopen, northern Netherlands, Tuesday Jan. 26, 2010.

Peter Dejong | AP Photo

Coral Sasse, 14, walks back to the car after checking out the snow at Community Beach Park in Ocean View in Norfolk, Va., Jan. 30. She said the last time she remembered a snow like this was when she was 4 years old.

Preston Gannaway, The Virginian-Pilot | AP Photo

An unidentified cyclist makes his way down a snow-covered street in downtown Richmond, Va., Saturday, Jan. 30, 2010 during a winter storm.

Richmond Times-Dispatch, P. Kevin Morley | AP Photo

Mary Casey, left, collides with fellow Booker T. Washington students Caitlin Cash and Gentry Klawitter, right, as the group sledded down a hill in Tulsa, Okla., Jan. 30. A storm that blanketed the South with snow had children eager to sled down hills, while grown-ups were warned to stay off slippery roads as officials worked to clear a mess of wrecks and downed power lines.

Stephen Holman, The Tulsa World | AP Photo

A woman passes an estimated 100 snowmen, in central Moscow, on Feb. 2. The snowmen are part of an annual installation built in a different part of Moscow each year.

Mikhail Metzel | AP Photo

Mike Nagao snowboards down the snow-covered steps of the Philadelphia Museum of Art during a winter storm in Philadelphia, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2010.

Matt Rourke | AP Photo

The on ramp for Interstate 95 is desolate as a steady snow falls during a winter storm in Baltimore, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2010.

Carolyn Kaster | AP Photo

Martyn Griffen, 24, uses old artwork as a makeshift shield as he participates in a snowball fight at Meridian Hill Park in Washington, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2010.

Pablo Martinez Monsivais | AP Photo

Dylan Yachyshen, 10, sleds in Clark Park during a winter storm, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2010, in Philadelphia.

Jessica Kourkounis | AP Photo

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