Wildbad Kreuth, Bavaria. Photo: DPA.
9 pics that show Germany is a magical winter wonderland
The Local · 21 Jan 2016, 17:29
Published: 21 Jan 2016 17:29 GMT+01:00
Updated: 21 Jan 2016 17:29 GMT+01:00
It's cold and looks set to stay that way for a while longer. To help thaw your pessimistically polar disposition, The Local reminds you with these photos just how magical a German winter can be.
The German Weather Service (DWD) predicted on Thursday freezing temperatures, black ice and snow for Friday as well as a weekend of more snowfall, mainly in the east and south.
But while for some such a prognoses might sound disheartening, just remember that there's a beautiful side to all that slippery ice and muddy snow.
GALLERY: Walking in a German winter wonderland
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