Workers make a snow sculpture "Romantic Feelings" in Harbin, Heilongjiang province, December 16, 2007. The sculpture will debut at the 20th International Snow Sculpture Art Expo which starts from December 20, at the Sun Island Scenic Area in Harbin, local media said. Picture taken December 16, 2007.
A man lights a cigarette in front of a giant lantern during the Christmas Lantern Festival in San Fernando, Pampanga, north of Manila December 15, 2007. The lantern festival is held annually by the local government to promote and attract local and foreign tourists. Each lantern, which took two months to prepare by at least 20 people, has more than 3,000 bulbs and measures 20 feet (6 m) in diameter.
A man dressing as Santa Claus frolics in the sea during the 63nd Christmas bathe in Nice, southern France, Sunday, Dec. 16, 2007. 250 swimmers took part to the bathe. The water was 15 degrees Celsius, 59 Fahrenheit.
I love to write, read, paint, draw, take photos, listen to music, travel, and stargaze. If I could live my life over again I would be an astronomer.
“Sometimes I think we're alone in the universe, and sometimes I think we're not. In either case the idea is quite staggering.
Arthur C. Clarke