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Ice skating in Mexico?

By Brian Rogers | 1 Comment » January 2nd, 2008

Mexico City’s sprawling zócalo is usually just an overwhelmingly breathtaking square where history and human bustle meet. Now it is also the hot spot for thousands of first-time ice skaters. The lines are long, but admission is free, which has kept this government sponsored event packed from ten in the morning to ten at night. Take a spin on one of the world’s largest ice rinks in the featured photos of the day…

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One Response to “Ice skating in Mexico?”

  1. Eduardo Says:

    Dear fellows:

    I want to tell my point of view, i think it´s great for a mexican have their own ice skating ring in the middle of the city for free, specially if we are talking that Mexico has not natural snowing in the middle of the city, except some snowings at the ring of mountains that suround them, and some extict glaciars in the two big volcanoes no more than 60 mille away, they are one of the tallest points on the sea level in north america.

    Maybe they have problems and security issues now, just like all countries i think, but the most important think, human been it´s free to explore more ways to be happy, that´s valuable.

    Regards everyone.

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