Christmas Around the World

Christmas!

Carribean & Central America, Christmas Around the World, El Salvador

Christmas! N@nd@L@! The Chritmas spirit starts to be felt a lot before Christmas, becasue everyone is looking for ornaments for their houses, their gardens, their frint door and their tree. Trees are put in living rooms at least 3 or 4 weeks before Christmas, because you need time to make the “nacimiento”, this is like

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Christmas doesn’t have to be cold…

Carribean & Central America, Christmas Around the World, El Salvador

Christmas doesn’t have to be cold… null null Sounds wonderful, it’s great to find out about what happens at Christmas time in the rest of the world. Feliz Navidad to all Salvadorians…and especially one…

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A Traditional Christmas in El Salvador

Carribean & Central America, Christmas Around the World, El Salvador

A Traditional Christmas in El Salvador aiglesias Salvadorans, like most if not all Latin Americans, value family and put it first during Christmas celebrations. Family gatherings begin at about 7:00 pm (on Christmas Eve), when members start arriving at a determined home, mostly the grandparents’. A must to bring along are fireworks, which vary from

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A long way from home!

Belize, Carribean & Central America, Christmas Around the World

A long way from home! Rdavies I was 23 and spending my first christmas away from home… A long way from home. I had arrived in Belize the previous summer as a VSO teacher of maths. Christmas had been building slowly since the celebrations of Garifuna Day on November 19th. My over-whelming memory of Christmas

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Childhood Memories of Christmas in Haiti

Carribean & Central America, Christmas Around the World, Haiti

Childhood Memories of Christmas in Haiti Dorina I remember the day starting with carolers on the city street. On Dec. 22, we would go to the market and get fresh cut trees brought from the mountains and decorate them with bright ornaments. On Dec. 23, we would place our shoes, filled with straw, on the

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Childhood memories of Christmas

Carribean & Central America, Christmas Around the World, Jamaica

Childhood memories of Christmas marjorie My most distinctive memories of Christmas are those from my childhood. Growing up in the countryside of Jamaica one of the christmas traditions that have stayed with me over the years is that of waking up early on Christmas morning to go and see the procession of masked dancing men

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Styles of Christmas on one island.

Bahamas, Carribean & Central America, Christmas Around the World

Styles of Christmas on one island. By:Insq It’s nice to think of Christmas,bundeling up in front of the fireplace,listening to “Jingle Bells” in the background, hearing the laughter and glee of the kids as they open their presents. Well,imagine that with no fire,because everyone’s out celebrating,instead of getting clothes and toys,you get flowers and crafts

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Christmas In Cuba

Carribean & Central America, Cuba, Recipes

Christmas In Cuba Staff Because of the repressive communist government of Fidel Castro, all religious holidays have been banned in Cuba – Christmas is not “officially” celebrated. There is a day in July designated as “Children’s Day” in which after standing in line for days parents may be able (if they are lucky) to buy

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Christmas In Mexico

Christmas Around the World, Mexico, North America

Christmas In Mexico Staff Making Merry in Mexico – by Dale Hoyt Palfrey ( Dale Hoyt Palfrey is a freelance writer, translator, interpreter and public relations consultant based in Ajijic, Jalisco. Her moth-eaten parka, mittens and longjohns have remained packed away for the 20-plus sunny Christmases she has celebrated in Mexico.) Dreaming of a white

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the christmas in mexico is celebrated spanish styl

Christmas Around the World, Mexico, North America

the christmas in mexico is celebrated spanish styl aigartua The Christmas in Mexico, is celebrated as spanish tradition. in the last years, we have influence of The American USA, style, with Santa Claus etc. we have here now two kinds of influences, latin, and anglo. we heve here many interesting celebration. religious, and profans. HAPPY

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