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Think the temperature is rising and the weather is a little uncanny? These are places around the globe that you can cool off in. May be a little more than just cool off as well.
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Fox and Franz Josef glaciers - West coast, New Zealand - The snow gathers in the Nevé, which is a giant basin in the mountains, and as the snow compresses, it forms hard ice. Gravity pulls the ice to 200 metres above sea level. #CoxandKings

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Kemi, Gulf of Bothnia, Finnish Lapland- The Arctic Icebreaker Safari is one of those holidays that establishes our domination of nature, over a cocktail. The Sampo is the only tourist icebreaker in the world, so anyone who wants to joyride across frozen water, comes here. #CoxandKings

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Zanskar river, Ladakh, India- Cue theme to Stanley Kubrick’s ‘Space Odyssey’. Display your finest one-eye squint in the manner of Clint Eastwood. For here, on the Chadar ice trek, you get to walk on frozen water! #CoxandKings

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Niseko Village, Hokkaido, Japan - The beauty of this ski resort lies in the powder. Soft, smooth, baby-bottom perfect… it’s even perfectly safe if you want to do a little nighttime skiing. #CoxandKings

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Jukkasjärvi, Sweden - The IceHotel opens in December, and stays open till April, which sees the rise of the Midnight sun. While temperatures may be abnormally cold outside, inside the hotel it never dips beyond -5 °C to -8 °C. #CoxandKings

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Tignes, France- Ice diving- not recommended for the faint hearted. The freshwater lake is a favourite with divers, and there’s even an ice diving school offering lessons. All you need to do is show up, take a deep breath and take the plunge. #CoxandKings

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The Arctic icebreaker Safari sails from mid December to April end and offers daily tours of around four hours. You get to travel under clear, starry skies, through vast lands of frozen nothingness with plenty of ice for that stiff drink that you would surely need. #CoxandKings

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Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival - The 2007 festival built a snow sculpture that was 250 meters long, 28 feet high and used up 13,000 cubic meters of snow. #CoxandKings

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