The Ice Bar, Below Zero

Ice Hotels

I’ve always wanted to visit the Ice Hotels (did you know there are a few now?), and after visiting this place below, I’m even more interested. I had a list of places to visit one day, but the list was getting a little long and texty. I decided to take a few hours and re-build the list on Pinterest. I’m much happier with it now… it’s very visual and a more fun way to keep a list of places to visit. Anyway, I have a special board there you may enjoy called “Oh the places I’ll go!” (there are three Ice Hotels in there!)

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And it looks like we just passed 4.5 million followers on Pinterest! It has officially passed Google+, which is keeping close at 4.4 million. I’m actively posting on both, so thanks again! :)

Daily Photo – The Ice Bar, Below Zero

We ran around all week preparing for the event here in Queenstown. We took a break to go visit the famous Ice Bar with Eden Brackstone. Just beforehand, he had met Karen Hutton, Scott Kublin, and Curtis Simmons on the rainy streets after a chocolate blow-out at Patagonia (none of this sounds like we are actually working does it?).

Anyway, the Ice Bar was very cool. You actually drink out out of cups made of ice, and when you are done, you get to smash them like plates at a Greek wedding.

The Ice Bar in Queenstown The Ice Bar, Below Zero New Zealand

The Ice Bar, Below Zero

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  • Casper van Zyl

    That is cooooooool!!!!!

  • http://twitter.com/habanhero nicolas pelletier

    Glad to see the Quebec Ice hotel is here. When you come, I hope there will be a live seminarphoto walk[insert excuse to meet and learn here!]

  • http://twitter.com/yeityoutpost Yeity

    Mannn, how come you take such awesome pictures! We tried to take that same shot and it came out absolute shit…blaming it on the 42Below shots

  • http://blog.ahles.nl/ Patrick Ahles

    I guess wearing a short skirt in there like that is not good for your health…

  • http://www.facebook.com/Doriesmom Gail Stayton Moshier

    We went to an Ice Museum when we were in Alaska. We got to drink out of an ice mug, also. But we didn’t smash them on the floor. Wonderful photo of the Ice Hotel. It looks really interesting!! Have a great Presidents Day.

  • susan ratcliff

    What an awesome place!! I want to go there! :)

  • Trey Ratcliff

    Thanks!

  • Trey Ratcliff

    That would be fun! :)

  • http://www.facebook.com/phil.dolman Phil Dolman

    love all your shots in queenstown, we went there last year! Took pretty much the same pics as you have posted, just nowhere near as good as yours! If your into ‘Lord Of The Rings’ take the 4×4 tour, and ask for ‘Fran’ she is the craziest/coolest kiwi!

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