Justin Rollins became a soldier in 2006. He was deployed to Iraq with the 82nd Airborne. He was killed in spring 2007. But he emailed photographs of him playing with a puppy to his girlfriend the night before his death. Justin’s family decided they wanted to have that puppy that Justin held. The dog was found and sent to The Rollins. It traveled from Iraq, Bahrain, Brussels and New York before landing in New Hampshire. The little pet is named Hero in memory of the dead soldier.
The Ice Hotel is built each year near Quebec City in Canada. It takes about a month and a half to build it. 60 workers, 15,000 tons of snow, 500,000 tons of ice and $350,000 help to make it real.
Hotel de Glace has about 80 beds, all made of ice. Only the bathrooms are heated. They are located in a separate insulated structure. Tourists pay about $200 per night to stay here.
A dog becomes the real man’s best friend, especially when you live at one of the most remote corners of the world. These are dogs of Bely Island located near the Yamal Peninsula in Siberia. They risk their lives chasing a hungry polar bear away from Siberian weather station. They are heroes who protect humans of the isolated spot from the powerful beast.
Located in the Philippine Sea, and 222.7 miles (358 km) south of central Tokyo, Aogashima also has a village that is home to around 200 people. This volcanic island has erupted and even killed some of the islanders, but still people spend their lives there. Fishing and farming are some of the more common activities.