Festivities Begin: Some Arresting Christmas Sights from Around the World

The spirit of Christmas has started gripping people.

Celebrations have already begun as the world prepares for the biggest festival season. The worsening economic climate or the biting winter is not enough to dampen the excitement of revellers, shoppers and children. Everyone, every home and every region in the world is getting decked up for the season.

A Hindu man writes “Happy Christmas” in Hindi (India’s national language) on his forehead on the banks of the Ganges river in Allahabad, India. (Reuters) Continue reading »