Winter is here and with it comes colder, shorter days and even colder, longer nights. With beautiful landscapes blanketed in snow and trees frosted over, the winter season becomes a magical, breathtaking display of white. <br><br>
The sun rises over the trees of the Taunus mountains near Frankfurt, Germany, Jan. 18, 2019.
A woman wearing a historical costume of the 19th century plays with snow during a reconstruction of the Christmas Masquerade Ball in Moscow, Jan. 12, 2019.
Tress are covered with heavy snow on the Alpspitze Mountain in Bavaria, Germany, Jan. 11, 2019.
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A bird sits on a branch in Loshitsa Park in Minsk, Belarus, Jan. 11, 2019.
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Icicles hang from twigs of bushes on the shore of Lake Balaton at Fonyod, Hungary, Jan. 3, 2019.
Gentoo penguins are seen in a zoo before a promotional event during an annual ice festival in the northern city of Harbin, China, Jan. 6, 2019.
A rental horse walks during a snowy day on a hilltop in Kabul, Afghanistan, Jan. 10, 2019. Afghanistan in most of its northern provinces has about seven months of harsh winter which decreases the job opportunities for the Afghan workers as most of the projects shuts down.
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A road in the Lagiewnicki Forest in Lodz, Poland, is covered in snow, Jan. 9, 2019.
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Cedar trees line Kanas Lake in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region, Jan. 2, 2019.
Trees stand on a snow covered field in Kaufbeuren, Germany, Jan.6, 2019.
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Leaves hang from a branch covered in frost, Dec, 27, 2018, in Uttenweiler-Aderzhofen, Germany.
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Snow scenery of Beiji Village in Mohe, China, Dec. 26, 2018.
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A car drives through a snowy forest in the Ore Mountains region near Geyer, eastern Germany, Dec. 14, 2018.
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People skate on Wollman Rink beyond the Pond during a light snowfall in Central Park in New York City, Dec. 13, 2018.
Skiers race down the slope on the Feldberg mountain in the Black Forest in southwestern Germany, Dec. 13, 2018, as winter sports season gradually starts in the region.
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New snowfalls are expected in parts of Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt as snow covers the landscape on the Fichtelberg mountain in Oberwiesenthal, Germany, Nov. 19, 2018.
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A man feeds wild ducks on the Yenisei river, which is covered by evaporated frost, with air temperatures around minus 30 degrees Celsius near Krasnoyarsk, Siberia, Russia, Dec. 4, 2018.
A woman walks amid trees covered with hoarfrost and snow in a forest on the bank of the Yenisei River, where air temperatures are about minus 25.6 degrees Fahrenheit, near the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia, Dec. 6, 2018.
A frost is seen on a tugboat on a bank of the Yenisei River at the end of navigation season, near the settlement of Galanino, north of the Siberian city of Krasnoyarsk, Russia, Dec. 3, 2018.
Polar bears are pictured in the snow at Sapporo Maruyama Zoo on Japan's northernmost main island of Hokkaido, Dec. 1, 2018.
A winter swimmer swims in a frozen river at a park in Shenyang, Liaoning province, China, Dec. 6, 2018.
A guelder rose covered with frost is seen in Minsk, Belarus, Dec. 7, 2018.
Wild swans glide across the lake of Yinghuahu Park during snowfall in Rongcheng in China's eastern Shandong province, Dec. 7, 2018.
Fallen leaves covered in a frost are pictured near Tenbury Wells in central England, Dec. 4, 2018.
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Fields covered with frost are seen in Aitrang, southern Germany, Nov. 28, 2018.
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Christmas baubles are covered in ice as they hang on a tree in Manezhnaya Square, Moscow, Dec. 7, 2018.
Frost covers plants at the Lutowiska village in the Bieszczady mountains of Poland, Dec. 1, 2018.
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