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Can you believe it we are less than two weeks away from winter? And only a few more away from the holiday season? Here at the eDreams HQ in Barcelona, we are torn between snow holidays and flying back to summer, getting a tan and sipping cocktails by the sea. What about you? Are you more of a snow or beach/sun person?

Here is a selection of our favourite photos of people from all over the world who love to skate. From Beijing, to San Francisco, Belgium and Iceland – we’ve got you covered.

Who knows what’s the deal with this bunny shaped skating rink in Beijing, but we could swear the dog has something to do with it.

Skating is not for only those with skates on their feet. This Mallard (more commonly knows as the Wild Duck) is stretching its feet in preparation of a triple Axel jump.

Ice skating in Chicago, on a cold, cold December night.

Kids are taking advantage of an iced river in Rotterdam.

Once just a dam on the Rotte River, Rotterdam is now the second-largest city in the Netherlands and one of the largest ports in the world, as well as the “Gateway to Europe” for it waterway distribution system extending throughout Europe.

A couple is learning to skate on the Embarcadero Skating Rink in San Francisco.

Kola, the malamute and Lily the cat are tiptoeing on ice, trying to get back in the house after skating our on the frozen driveway.

Two skaters in Reykjavik, Iceland are taking advantage of the frozen lake to ice skate and see the sunrise.

This modern couple was photographed skating on an unknown frozen lake around 1928.

If you were bored with the sight of the Eiffel Tour on postcards, tote bags, tshirt and your Facebook timeline, give this ice rink a chance. It doesn’t seem too crowded and the view is… you have to admit, spectacular.

Four skaters with different types of skates enjoy a skate on a frozen lake in West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.

Photo sources: 1), 2), 3), 4), 5), 6), 7), 8), 9)

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