Amazing photos signposting where to keep oneself cooler in the searing heat

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.

A dog with a water pipe
Liquid refreshment

This dog knows where it’s at.

Cool fountain
Cool fountain

If all else fails a city fountain might cool you down.

Liquid refreshment
Liquid refreshment

This dog knows where it’s at.

Ice caves
Ice caves

Wandering about inside the ice caves on Mount Erebus.

Polar bears in the snow
Polar bears in the snow

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.

Snow & Ice
Snow and ice

This photo by Cosmin Stan won the snow and ice category in the 2017 International Landscape Photographer of the Year competition

Ski trek
Cool water

Reach out and touch the fountain of cool water.

Wet feet
Wet feet

Running water over the tops of your feet can be surprisingly cooling.

Iced drink
Iced drink

Stay hydrated with a cool, refreshing beverage.

Ski
Ski trek
Skiers up the Scheinberg mountain in the Ammergau alps near Oberammergau, Germany.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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