There are very few trees in Iceland. When Christmas time approaches, these ingenious people make their own decorative tree. On a pole serving as the center shorter ones are fastened as branches. Should the snow thaw, armloads of shrubs with foliage like our cedars are brought in and fastened to the framework. With its homemade…
Image by champagne.chic via Flickr Christmas in South Africa is a summer holiday. For most people it is an out-of-town day. In December, the southern summer brings glorious days of sunshine that carry an irresistible invitation to the beaches, the rivers, and the shaded mountain slopes. Then the South African holiday season reaches its height….