Passers-by photograph snowmen Monday evening at the Lee Street triangle as part of the Travel South Showcase Winter Carnival. Ten tons of snow were brought in by Winterplace Ski Resort in Beckley. The carnival was meant to give travel industry professionals "a taste of Downtown," according to Charleston Convention and Visitors Bureau President Alisa Bailey.
Kara Barnes (right) with Oglebay Resort and Conference Center in Wheeling, speaks with Julie Gorny, of Travel Adventures and Tours in Chicago, Ill. The two discussed Oglebay on Monday as part of the Travel South Showcase marketplace, where tour operators can meet with destination representatives around the Southeast.
8.44x6.47 WINTERCARN Lee Stree triangle part of travel Souith Expo stop at Winter carnival along Capitol Strret and Lee street Triangle greeted by snowmen and snow carvings made from snow brought up from Winterplace in Beckley. photo by chris dorst