Endless saffire blue skies against the whitest brightest glittering geography. Views of mountain peaks in every direction. I am surrounded by some of Mother Nature’s finest work. It takes longer to look around, soak it all in, breathe deeply. . .hence the pace around town is slower, relaxed, at ease. A nice change, and interesting dichotomy from the pace of a big city like Chicago.
Breckenridge’s International Ice Sculpture & Fire Arts Festival delivers incredible snow creations—imaginative designs and hand-carved executions (no power tools) by real craftsmen. The results are awe-inspiring, intricate, daring, while challenging snow structure and gravity. True Art. New to the program are the Fire Arts—metal sculptures that breathe life with fire. Some are robotic, some are musical and encourage interactivity—interesting mix of media.