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This Is The Last Place On Earth You'd Expect To Be A Winter Wonderland

Snow is falling in the land of sun and surf.

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When someone starts talking about Australia, the first thing you think of probably isn't beautiful snowy mountains.

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Not many people would associate the Land Down Under with its winter season.

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But snow can actually transform the country in to an even more beautiful and magical place.

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It's hard to believe this is really Australia- the land of beaches and sun.

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And you probably would find it hard to believe that the Australian alps actually get more snow than Switzerland.

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Every year, nearly a million Aussies take to the slopes with their skis and snowboards.

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Although the Australian peaks aren't dusted with snow year-round, winter can yield some scenery that would make Narnia jealous.

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So while North Americans are sweltering in their summer heat...

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Aussies are quite literally chilling out.

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Time at the snow is used to make new friends...

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Experience spectacular sunsets...

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It's important not to forget the most important parts of any ski trip...

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It's truly even more beautiful than it looks.

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