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I don’t know about you but I am more than ready for Spring.

Most of my family is south of the border, and they keep talking about things like 60℉ weather and unfrozen soil and flowers. Crazy talk! 

We still have a patch of snow out front but today might be the day it finally disappears. So as one last goodbye to winter, let’s visit the world’s largest ice carousel, in Lappajärvi, Finland.

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Crater lake Ice Carousel – world’s largest 310 meters / +1000 feet – YouTube

For all the nitty gritty details, check out this in-depth video:

Go for 30,000 tons of spinning ice, stay for the custom cutting rigs, mad scientist stuff, and awesome accents. It took days, and is an impressive testament to the lengths people will go to in order to escape the winter doldrums;)

Planning to try this next year? Safety first, of course, but here’s a how to.

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Now, onward!

Photo by Tiia Pakk on Pexels.com

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