By Crimson Tazvinzwa
As Europe swelters in record-breaking temperatures of up to 39 degrees Celsius (102.2F), locals may want to escape to somewhere cooler. Here are some photos to remind you what lower temperatures look like.
If all else fails a city fountain might cool you down.
This dog knows where it’s at.
Wandering about inside the ice caves on Mount Erebus.
Polar bears love the sea ice of the Arctic where the summer temperature is around −10 to +10 °C (14 to 50 °F). A lot more, um, bearable.
This photo by Cosmin Stan won the snow and ice category in the 2017 International Landscape Photographer of the Year competition
Reach out and touch the fountain of cool water.
Running water over the tops of your feet can be surprisingly cooling.
Stay hydrated with a cool, refreshing beverage.