Most people long for the summer sun, but there's something beautiful and magical about an unspoiled snowscape. If you think of snow as a cold, damp annoyance, these photos might help you change your mind. These 14 scenes from all over the globe show that snow is actually one of the most stunning natural things ever. Doesn't anything look better covered in a blanket of pure white snow? Take a look and see if you and snow can come to some sort of truce.
Gassho-zukuri Village in Shirakawa-go, Japan
Karelian Isthmus, Russia
Long Bridge, New York
Richmond Park, London, UK
Mount Seymour, British Columbia, Canada
Foreste Casentinesi, Campigna National Park, Italy
We're ready to put some of these winter wonderlands onto our "must visit" holiday list!