Our final destination, the reason for this trip. The weather was spectacular, the highway in great condition, and the temperatures warm enough to be comfortable but cold enough to keep the ice frozen.
|I was there the top Tuesday and Wednesday and got outta town on Thursday morning. Yes, that's 16 and 22 degrees below zero. Fahrenheit. Celsius in is parentheses.|
Ice art carving teams come from all over the globe to compete here.
If you're ever in Fairbanks in March, be sure to take this in--and be sure you return at dark when magic happens.
So, here are some day and night photos, with some detail close-ups.
MELODY OF THE FISH SOUL:
THE GREAT ESCAPE:
SINGING IN UNISON:
These carvers were from Russia, where the meteor had landed earlier. Unseasonably warm temps had not been kind to this display.
|Guess who? Come on in.|
And my favorite, which was extremely difficult to photograph because of the clear ice. It's men in a boat with a huge wave behind them.
2nd Place, Multi block
That's it from the frozen cameras of Gullible. Last chapter for this road trip. Perhaps now Blogspot will stop underlining and printing everything in blue. I've tried everything I can think of , but it's pretty stubborn about this.
One final photo: