20 photos that illustrate how cold it can get during winter

In some countries, winter covers the land in a blanket of snow, while people head indoors for a piping hot chocolate in front of a cozy fire.

Countries where it snows a lot often witness stunning and unusual sights on a daily basis. From walls of snow that reach several feet in height to beautiful, natural ice sculptures, internet users across the globe have snapped and shared their winter findings.

Here are 20 photos that show how amazing and awesome heavy snowfall can be.

1. Looks pretty comfy!

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2. When tears freeze

© ilovemytablet / reddit

3. The back of this pick-up

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4. Good luck with getting to work!

© BairdTom / Twitter

5. When ice peels off road signs

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6. A second window pane

© purdypotato / reddit

7. Just enough room to put out the trash

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8. He's used to it...

© glitchvdub / reddit

9. When a barrier creates an ice sculpture

© zackhample / reddit

10. In some countries they build more than snowmen!

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11. One very strong roof

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12. Guess which bench is in the shade

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13. Stunning frozen roses

© ban***oburrit0 / reddit

14. The broom was leaning against the car!

© Charles_W_Morgan / reddit

15. When your pool freezes over

© alowishis / imgur

16. Patiently waiting for summer

© imeanthisguy / reddit

17. This is why home insulation is essential

© littleamer24 / imgur

18. Just another winter's day in Scandinavia

© zseerl / imgur

19. Hopefully there won't be any fires to put out...

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20. Imagine having to use this toilet in Siberia

© 7816 / imgur

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