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Zermatt, the Eternal Alpine Snow, and a Peek at Switzerland

Mont Blanc stands proud as the highest Alp. Yet one of the most photographed reproduced is Matterhorn with the village of Zermatt at its feet. When I first saw Matterhorn from the ground up, I felt as if I was looking at a solidified ardent flame. A native who saw ...

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Greenworks 26032 Electric Snow Thrower Reviewed

Greenworks is a good name to remember, especially when you need to get rid of all that white stuff from your drive and sidewalk. In particular, you will want to imprint the Greenworks 26032 electric snow thrower on your mind as a machine to purchase if you are looking for ...

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How to Photograph in the Snow

Ever wonder why you just can’t seem to get a beautiful picture of the snow or in the snow? The photos come out dark, making your subject virtually, unrecognizable. Even still, if you’re shooting landscape, you wouldn’t be able to tell if the content is Mt. Everest or Mr. Evers ...

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When Is The Snow Of Kilimanjaro At Its Worst?

When is the snow of Kilimanjaro at its worst? This is the one question that many explorers and mountain adventurers are dying to know, since snow is the one thing that can make or break your climb. This is because when you are at high altitudes and dealing with extreme ...

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How to Pick a Snow Removal Service

While falling snow is usually a magical sight to behold, it’s an entirely different ballgame when it starts to accumulate on your driveway and front yard and forms a mountain of white that can cause travel problems and removal headaches. This is why snow removal services are one of the ...

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Looking After Your Snow Blower

Have you ever went out to shovel or snow blow your driveway and not be able to start your snow blower? Most likely your snow blower would not start because the motor was to cold. Put a portable heater by the crank case and warm up the oil and it ...

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Common Cold Weather Snow Blower Problems

Snow blowers are made to run in the cold weather but when it gets REALLY cold outside, funny (or not so funny things) can develop. Same goes for a snow blower that is stored outside or in an enclosure where the temperature is at or near the same temperature as ...

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Harbin International Ice and Snow Festival

The Harbin International Ice & Snow Festival has been celebrated annually since 1985, which officially starts January 5 and lasts one month. As the largest and most extraordinary of its kind in the world, this great festival is held to coincide with the Harbin Ice and Snow World Exhibition of ...

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A Christmas Snow by Jim Stovall

The Story of How an Icy Blizzard Melts an Icy Heart A successful restaurateur, an elderly gentleman and a 10 year old troubled child, make up the unlikely trio featured in Jim Stovall’s novel “A Christmas Snow.” As a result being abandoned by her father on Christmas Eve nearly 30 ...

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Native American Astrology – Is the Snow Goose Your Totem?

In Native American Astrology, there are twelve moons and twelve signs that create the astrological system and that form the basis of their twelve-month calendar.  Those twelve signs are based on the Native American medicine wheel. In this article, we will look at the first sign. If you were born ...

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