Another look at the ice sculptures in Alaska

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Ice elephant The multi-block construction is easy to see in this magnificent and huge elephant called Hero in Legend, created by artists from Thailand and Australia

Winter finally has its grip on southeast Australia—well to the extent that we have winter.

Tomorrow night the mercury will drop below 0°C (32°F), and it might snow. While that’s almost summery in my home state of Nebraska, in Australia it’s considered near rock bottom on the thermometer.

Alaskan Tambourine, ice sculpture Alaska Tambourine, first-place abstract, included a dolphin, a wolf and a bird

The last time I experienced really frigid, below-zero temperatures was earlier this year in Alaska. Every time I looked at a thermometer in Fairbanks, the temperature was showing -6°C (21°F) or less.

But the Alaskans were hoping it would get even colder. For them, winter doesn’t seem right unless the temperature hits -50°F (-45°C) for a couple of days. This last northern winter the mercury there…

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