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Extreme places: A night in an ice hotel | DW Travel | DW

A visit to an ice hotel isn’t exactly the first choice if you prefer to spend your holidays under palm trees in warmer climes. But if you can manage to overcome your fear of freezing, you’ll be rewarded with a unique natural experience. Visitors to this hotel spend the night amid ice and snow around 200 kilometers (about 125 miles) north of the Arctic Circle, in the Swedish locality of Jukkasjärvi.

Ice-cold experience: A night in the Icehotel

DW reporter Hendrik Welling found out what that feels like. For the “Europe to the Maxx” in DW’s magazine “Euromaxx,” he regularly

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Woman shot to death at downtown Boston hotel, 1 of 2 fatal shootings Thursday night

A woman was shot to death at the Hyatt Regency hotel in downtown Boston late Thursday night, according to Boston police.



a fire truck parked in front of a building: Scene of a shooting at Hyatt Downtown Boston Hotel.


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Scene of a shooting at Hyatt Downtown Boston Hotel.

The hotel incident was one of two fatal shootings in Boston Thursday night. Just over an hour prior, a man was shot to death in Dorchester.

For the hotel shooting, authorities were called to 1 Avenue de Lafayette around 11:26 p.m. for a report of someone shot. Police found a woman with a gunshot wound; she was pronounced dead on scene.

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