Northern China was hit with a massive cold front on Tuesday, but the bitter cold and snowy weather didn’t stop one dedicated courier from completing his deliveries in Inner Mongolia.
The courier was spotted riding a horse to deliver up to 40 packages to local residents around his city of Bayannur, according to Shanghaiist.
He received some compliments from ladies calling him “handsome” along the way,
The man, identified by GB Times as Alateng Baolige, revealed that one of his hobbies is raising horses and that he would only ride the animals after work.
But he said that riding his horse was an easier and safer way to deliver items instead of using a scooter due to the heavy snowfall.
Baolige has also attracted the attention of Inner Mongolian netizens.
Footage of him riding on his horse along the snow-covered streets, carrying bags full of mail, has gone viral since it was first posted on social media.
China has a four-color warning system for harsh weather, with red being the most severe, followed by orange, yellow and blue, according to the South China Morning Post.
The National Meteorological Centre issued a yellow alert for snow at 10 a.m. local time, forecasting heavy snow in southern and eastern Hebei province, eastern Henan province and parts of Shandong province through early afternoon on Wednesday.
The northern and western parts of Beijing could see as much as 0.3 to 0.5 centimeters of snow, with the rest of the city receiving between 0.1 and 0.3 centimeters.
The heaviest snowfall would come around dusk, with the highest temperature in Beijing reaching around 1 degree Celsius (33.8 degrees Fahrenheit) on Tuesday before increasing on Wednesday.