S: 2009 Harbin, December 19 - 24
BC: Fun | Below | Zero | Degree
FC: Harbin 2009 | An Once in a Life Time experience
1: December 19~24, 2009
2: 12/19 Arriving the Freezing Harbin
3: Central Street at night There were ice cubes and sculptures every where. We were all amazed.
4: Samantha had joined the Huang family.
5: 12/20 Yabuli
6: It was maybe 20-30 below zero riding the cable cart so we didn't make it to the top of the mountain with the group. But Samantha still tried and made the best of it.
7: 12/21 A day skiing in Yabuli-the biggest ski park in Asia.
8: Many first time skiers!
9: A real fun Horse Sled ride around the countryside....
10: Our Badminton Families
11: Ping Ping | Suva | Karisa | Maggie
12: Dads: Perry, Henry, Roger, Jimmy, David | Moms: Ruby Xiao Dong, Suva, Maggie, Ping Ping, Caty | All the kids
13: Horse chasing Evelyn
14: 12/22 We did a little more skiing in the morning before we headed back to Harbin.
15: Central Street We had fancy Spring Rolls for dinner.
16: Skating on the frozen Song Hua River
17: 12/23 Sun Island -Snow Sculpture Exhibition
19: Dog Sled!
20: Iron Pot Stew Giant Song Hua River Fish It was super warm and tasty for this cold weather.
22: NorthEastern Tiger Park
23: Zaolin Ice Sculpture Park
24: Every thing was made out of ice!
27: It's our last night in Harbin and also our Christmas dinner, in Russian style!
28: 12/24 More sight seeing before our home bound flight at night.
31: Bottom: Ice Swimming | It's a long ice slide.
32: We did it!
33: It had been an "Once in a Life Time" experience. And we were truly grateful that we could do this with so many dear friends. Thanks for a wonderful memory!!!