Photo of the Day: Christmas Around the World

by Beth Whitman (December 3rd, 2009)

Christmas is celebrated in a variety of ways. It often includes festive lights and decorations for all to enjoy, no matter your religious leanings. Here’s an around the world look through images…

Christmas Decorations at Peter Jones London

Above is Peter Jones department store in London

Christmas in Paris

Christmas tree at the Lafayette department store in Paris

Christmas lights in Solden Austria

Christmas lights in Solden, Austria

Christmas lights in Stuttgart Germany

A shop in Stuttgart, Germany

Bigelow storefront in New York Christmas

Storefront in New York City

Christmas in Chicago Daly Plaza

Chicago’s Daly Plaza

christmas in Budapest Hungary

Lights adorn Budapest, Hungary

Christmas in Alaska

The Aurora Borealis in Alaska

Christmas in Lowestoft England

Kids in Lowestoft, England. A cold day at the beach!

See more lovely photos at DeliciousBaby’s Photo Friday!

Travel Well!

Beth

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Photo of the Day: Bangkok Flowers

Photo credit: Peter Jones London – Monica Arellano-Ongpin
Photo credit: Paris Tree – caspermoller
Photo credit: Solden, Austria – bortescristian
Photo credit: Stuttgart – David Blackwell
Photo credit: Bigelow’s in NY – berk2804
Photo credit: Chicago – laffy4k
Photo credit: Budapest – Yellow.Cat
Photo credit: Alaska – Beverly & Pack
Photo credit: Beach in England – timparkinson

10 comments
 
Comments
1.
On December 4th, 2009 at 12:17 am, JoAnna said:

This is a beautiful post! What a fun way to ring in the holiday season!

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On December 4th, 2009 at 6:34 am, Jen@TwoKidsandaMap said:

Traveling around the world in just one post! Beautiful pictures! I really like the photo taken in Budapest with the lights reflecting off of the square.

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On December 4th, 2009 at 6:04 am, Amy @ The Q Family said:

Great pictures!!! Bring us the celebration all around the world. :)

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On December 4th, 2009 at 6:15 am, Sarah V. said:

I love these kinds of posts that take us all over the world. They help remind us how different and yet how similar we all are. Fun!

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On December 4th, 2009 at 6:26 am, Cate said:

A Festive theme The magic of Christmas lights and trees in the evening do something to people, even make you go swimming in sub zero temperatures!

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On December 4th, 2009 at 1:16 pm, TheWordWire said:

I love this! Especially the kids in Lowestoft — that’s quite a way to celebrate.

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On December 5th, 2009 at 1:34 pm, Kymri said:

Great idea, and love your shots! Inspiration for my next post :)

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On December 6th, 2009 at 6:35 am, Sophie said:

Lovely selection of photos!

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On December 7th, 2009 at 4:48 pm, Dominique said:

I love light displays, but I have to say the most awesome one here is the Aurora Borealis!

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