My son loves the snow. A lot of drivers of cars, train passengers and other people relying on a country’s infrastructure do not. Last week’s snow and sub-zero weather has thrown many European countries into chaos. No trains, roads blocked, airports shut down. It’s amazing what a few inches of snow can do. We need to man up.

Winter Has Cometh To Europe

A pedestrian is walking a dog after snow fall at the Olympic Parc in Munich. Michael Dalder/Reuters

Winter Has Cometh To Europe

The snow covered roofs of residential buildings are pictured in Munich. Michael Dalder/Reuters

Winter Has Cometh To Europe

Tourists take a picture of snow-covered statue of Austrian musician Johann Strauss in Stadtpark in Vienna. Herwig Prammer/Reuters

Winter Has Cometh To Europe

A general view shows Stockholm. Ints Kalnins/Reuters

Winter Has Cometh To Europe

A man walks past snow covered cars in Henley in Arden. Darren Staples/Reuters

Winter Has Cometh To Europe

A cyclist pedals through the snow in Richmond Park, London. Andrew Winning/Reuters

Winter Has Cometh To Europe

Pedestrians walk in the snow along the South Bank by the River Thames in central London. Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

Winter Has Cometh To Europe

A man walks in the snow in St James's Park in central London. Stefan Wermuth/Reuters

Winter Has Cometh To Europe

The branches of snow covered trees hang over an empty road near LLandissilio, west Wales. Rebecca Naden/Reuters

Winter Has Cometh To Europe

People sledge after snowfall in Bradgate Park near Newtown Linford. Darren Staples/Reuters

Winter Has Cometh To Europe

A woman walks through snow in Wellington boots printed with the Union flag in Newtown Linford. Darren Staples/Reuters

Winter Has Cometh To Europe

Snow covers rose bushes and benches at a public park in Paris which was closed after several inches of snow fell on the French captial. John Schults/Reuters

Winter Has Cometh To Europe

A cyclist makes her way on a snow-covered street in Paris after several inches of snow fell on the French captial. John Schults/Reuters

Winter Has Cometh To Europe

Paris' replica of the Statue of Liberty stands with a dusting of snow near the Eiffel Tower in Paris. Mal Langsdon/Reuters

Winter Has Cometh To Europe

People enjoy the snow in front of Paris landmark, the Pyramid of the Louvre Museum. Christian Hartmann/Reuters

Winter Has Cometh To Europe

People walk through the snow covered Greenwich Park in London. Reinhard Krause/Reuters

Winter Has Cometh To Europe

People enjoy the snow at Greenwich Park in London. Reinhard Krause/Reuters

Winter Has Cometh To Europe

A women stands on a snow-covered bridge over Saint Martin canal in Paris. Christian Hartmann/Reuters

Winter Has Cometh To Europe

A tourist boat travels along the River Seine near the snow-covered Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. Christian Hartmann/Reuters

Winter Has Cometh To Europe

A car travels through woodland covered in snow at Crowhurst near Hastings south east England . Luke MacGregor/Reuters

Winter Has Cometh To Europe

A woman shelters under an umbrella as she walks past snow-covered stairs at the Tuilerie gardens in Paris. Christian Hartmann/Reuters

Winter Has Cometh To Europe

Snow covers some of thousands of padlocks clipped by lovers onto the railings of Pont de l'Arceveche bridge along the River Seine near Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris. Christian Hartmann/Reuters

Winter Has Cometh To Europe

A couple embrace among snowmen in St James' Park in central London. Olivia Harris/Reuters

Winter Has Cometh To Europe

A snow man wearing a Union flag hat is seen in front of Buckingham Palace in central London. Olivia Harris/Reuters

Winter Has Cometh To Europe

Pandu and Dian, tourists from Indonesia, jump for a souvenir photograph taken by their friend in front of the Houses of Parliament, during a snowfall in central London. Olivia Harris/Reuters

Winter Has Cometh To Europe

A man uses cross-country skis to make his way across the snow-covered Champs de Mars near the Eiffel Tower in Paris. John Schults/Reuters

Jan 21, 2013