City of Ice: Harbin, China

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In the far and very cold northeastern corner of China lies the city of Harbin. Once a tiny Manchurian fishing village, the city became known as the “Paris of the Orient” after Russians made it a trade center along the Trans-Siberian Railway extension. Today, Harbin boasts what is perhaps the most impressive ice festival in the world, making sub-zero temperature look downright enchanting.

Read more and see the full City of Ice pictorial in WMB 3D #3 on iPhone/iPad, Android, and in Collector’s Print.

Photography by NICK SAGLIMBENI