Celebrate the Holidays, Galveston-Style


| 11/23/2016 1:15:00 PM


Tags: Marilyn Jones, Christmas, holidays, Galveston, Texas, Moody Gardens, ICE LAND,

Marilyn JonesIt was a balmy, 75 degrees F in Galveston, Texas, but once I donned the bright blue parka and entered ICE LAND: Ice Sculptures, A Caribbean Christmas! at Moody Gardens, the thermometer plunged to a brisk nine degrees. In addition to the sudden chill, I was also surrounded by an underwater fantasy of “The North Pole meets the Caribbean” created by master ice carvers from Harbin, China.

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Two million pounds of ice were used to create this imaginative display of fish, turtles, dolphins, eagle rays, and coral reefs.

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