New Year’s Dive 2013

Fireworks, dancing, drinking, writing (and forgetting) resolutions – there are many rituals around the globe related to the first day of a new year; in The Netherlands they like to jump into cold ocean water (nothing for me or my cat); enjoy the two photos below shot by the Dutch photographer Ruud Onos:
Nieuwjaarsduik Kijkduin 2013 / New Year's Dive 2013Nieuwjaarsduik Kijkduin 2013 / New Year's Dive 2013
title=”New Year’s Dive 2013″ – photos by Ruud Onos, click on the pictures to enter his galleries on Flickr! Ruud Onos comments: “…A polar bear plunge is an event held during the winter where participants enter a body of water despite the low temperature…”; pictures were taken at Kijkduin, Bohemen, The Hague, The Netherlands
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compare the same ritual, New Year’s Day “Polar Bear swim”, at Coney Island, New York:
here comes 2013.
title=”here comes 2013″ – photo by Barry Yanowitz, click on the picture to enter his galleries on Flickr
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compare the 19th Annual Canada cold “Herring Cove Polar Bear Dip 2013″ New Year’s Day Nova Scotia tradition:
STRETCH (two) (Explored)
title=”STRETCH” (two) (Explored) – photo by Iguanasan, Glenn Euloth, Halifax, Canada – click on the picture to enter his galleries on Flickr
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compare http://www.good.is/posts/craziest-thing-you-didn-t-do-new-year-s-day-polar-bear-plunge-in-pictures
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my daily photography media news via paper.li at
http://paper.li/frizztext/1341657171#

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