Buffalo: Chilly day skating at Canalside

I’ve been waiting for the Ice rink at canal side to be built since I’ve heard about it in mid October.

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Buffalo is my home city and I’m glad I’m able to witness a resurgence of my city.

We arrived at canal side just after 3 o’clock. When we arrived, we were faced with a two hour long line. Yet, even though the crisp wind hit out face, it was well worth the wait.

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We were about to skate on a rink that is three times larger than the one in Rockefeller center.

I laced on my rented skates and prepared myself to hit the ice.

We skating around the rink. I tried to take in the scenery and people watch, all while trying to not to slip on the ice.

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One of the most unique aspects of canalside was the ice bikes. Bicycles you can ride on ice! I wish I had the chance to take a ride. Maybe next time.

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By the time the sun set, our feet were sore and it was time for us to leave.

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We took a quick walk past the statue of Tim Horton as we left Canalside.

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