Northern winter ices travel plans

A local skis cross-country across the snow-covered Champs de Mars near the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
A local skis cross-country across the snow-covered Champs de Mars near the Eiffel Tower in Paris.
Tourists take pictures in front of the Arc de Triomphe on the Champs Elysees in Paris as snow continues to fall on the French capital.
Tourists take pictures in front of the Arc de Triomphe on the Champs Elysees in Paris as snow continues to fall on the French capital.
Tourists walk past snow-covered trees in Gulmarg, west of Srinagar, India.
Tourists walk past snow-covered trees in Gulmarg, west of Srinagar, India.
A railway worker steers a Zaugg snowblower along the tracks of the Rhaetische Bahn Bernina in southern Switzerland.
A railway worker steers a Zaugg snowblower along the tracks of the Rhaetische Bahn Bernina in southern Switzerland.
Huskies pant during a training session at Feshiebridge, in Aviemore, Scotland. The Siberian Husky Club of Great Britain will hold its annual sled dog rally this weekend.
Huskies pant during a training session at Feshiebridge, in Aviemore, Scotland. The Siberian Husky Club of Great Britain will hold its annual sled dog rally this weekend.
Sledders and their huskies gather in a forest course during practice for the Aviemore Sled Dog Rally in Feshiebridge, Scotland.
Sledders and their huskies gather in a forest course during practice for the Aviemore Sled Dog Rally in Feshiebridge, Scotland.
Christine Hyden walks her 12-week-old Siberian husky, Apache, at Feshiebridge, in Aviemore, Scotland.
Christine Hyden walks her 12-week-old Siberian husky, Apache, at Feshiebridge, in Aviemore, Scotland.
Tourists from Indonesia jump for a souvenir photograph in front of the Houses of Parliament during a snowfall in central London.
Tourists from Indonesia jump for a souvenir photograph in front of the Houses of Parliament during a snowfall in central London.
Horse carriages carrying tourists travel past ice sculptures during the Harbin International Ice and Snow World festival in Heilongjiang province, China.
Horse carriages carrying tourists travel past ice sculptures during the Harbin International Ice and Snow World festival in Heilongjiang province, China.

Some mighty storms and heavy snowfalls have enhanced and distracted Northern Hemisphere travellers in equal measure.

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