It is starting to warm up in Manila. A few days ago, I was almost ready to bring out my gloves and winter clothes from the closet. But then I know, this weather is not the coldest I had experience. I tried to recall the time when I felt so cold – almost freezing. Down the memory cells, it hit the spot in my brain archived in the year 2012 – in Canada’s Wonderland.
I remember sitting in the park, and trying to enjoy the Funnel Cake (ah, Funnel Cake! batter cake with ice cream and strawberries! Yum!).
In Canada’s Wonderland, I survived the cold weather and the deadliest roller coaster ride – Leviathan (read about Leviathan – Tallest and Fastest in Canada). We came to the park late in the afternoon, and my friends (who went earlier) had already tried most of the rides. They told us that they had tried the Leviathan. I was with a daredevil and we thought we should do the deadliest ride first – so we did.
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Surprisingly, the ride has no body lock bar or seat belts. You just sit on the chair that resembles the ones in fastfood chains, and you just hold on to a steering-wheel like thing in front of you.
I was so worried that my hair (I had long hair then) would get stuck in the railings that I had to keep it tied and secured inside my jacket. Then the longest 90-seconds of my life happened. Check this video to experience the ride:
I would have wanted to record my actual ride but they do not allow riders to bring gadgets and stuff. My friend just let it all free – without holding on to anything. I regretted that I had to hold on to the bar putting some resistance. If it was not too cold then, I would have rode the Leviathan again.
After the ride, I felt stronger! Haha. I felt like I could ride all the deadly rides in Canada Wonderland. But, the freezing weather prevented us. It was my 3rd week in the city and I was feeling already feeling sick.
Here are the other riders in Canada Wonderland..
The park has some nice stores selling souvenir items and really affordable eating joints too. We left the place and had nice coffee from Tim Horton’s. Just perfect for the cold weather.
Please note, Canada Wonderland is closed during the Winter Season.
Daily Pass Ticket: $39.90
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