Skate to Church from 10 Little-Known Holiday Traditions Around The World (Slideshow)

10 Little-Known Holiday Traditions Around The World (Slideshow)

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Skate to Church

Roller-skating is a lost art. But not in Caracas, Venezuela, where it is the traditional mode of transportation on Christmas Day. It is customary for children to tie strings to their toes on Christmas Eve before going to sleep, leaving them to dangle out their windows while they rest. In the morning, church-bound skaters tug the strings to wake the young ones from their slumber.