Fairytale scenes from North China’s ‘river that never freezes’

Source: Globaltimes.cn Published: 2018/1/7 19:35:12

Highlights: Pictured are some of the majestic winter scenes from Arxan, North China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region. Known by locals as budonghe, or the “river that never freezes,” geothermal activity keeps the river ice-free and waterweeds green during winter, even in temperatures of -40 C. Photos: Yu Tianjiao/GT

  • Yaks walk in snow along the ice-free river in Arxan, North China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.Photo: Yu Tianjiao/GT

  • Yaks walk in snow along the ice-free river in Arxan, North China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region.Photo: Yu Tianjiao/GT

  • Known by locals as budonghe, or the “river that never freezes,” geothermal activity keeps the river ice-free and some of its banks covered in green grass during winter, even in temperatures of -40 C. Photo: Yu Tianjiao/GT

  • Known by locals as budonghe, or the “river that never freezes,” geothermal activity keeps the river ice-free and some of its banks covered in green grass during winter, even in temperatures of -40 C. Photo: Yu Tianjiao/GT

  • Known by locals as budonghe, or the “river that never freezes,” geothermal activity keeps the river ice-free and some of its banks covered in green grass during winter, even in temperatures of -40 C. Photo: Yu Tianjiao/GT

  • Known by locals as budonghe, or the “river that never freezes,” geothermal activity keeps the river ice-free and some of its banks covered in green grass during winter, even in temperatures of -40 C. Photo: Yu Tianjiao/GT






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