Tag: rare

Apr 6, 2013

Picture of the Day: The Black Iceberg

Picture of the Day: The Black Iceberg

THE BLACK ICEBERG Photograph via Rundboll on Reddit In this rare sighting we see a black iceberg. According to the Canadian Encyclopedia: Most icebergs are white except along freshly calved ice cliffs, which tend to appear blue. Others may appear green, brown or black, or combinations of these colours. These icebergs have…

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Nov 16, 2012

Picture of the Day: The White Whale

Picture of the Day: The White Whale

THE WHITE WHALE Photograph by Dan Fisher An extremely rare white humpback whale was spotted recently near Norway. Welsh maritime engineer Dan Fisher made the startling discovery off the coast of Norway in August. According to the Daily Mail (where you can find more photos), Fisher has dubbed him Willow the White…

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Nov 29, 2011

Hotel de Glace: North America’s Only Ice Hotel

Hotel de Glace: North America’s Only Ice Hotel

Photograph by Xavier Dachez © Xdachez.com Located only 10 minutes from downtown Quebec City, Canada, the Hotel de Glace is America’s only ice hotel entirely made of ice and snow. Using over 500 tons of ice and 15,000 tons of snow, the 32,000 square foot (2,973 sq m) ice hotel is a truly…

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