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Tag: Christmas

5# Sinterklaas Pepernoten – Netherlands

Pepernoten (literally pepper nuts) are little, brown spice cookies very popular before and during the Dutch holiday Sinterklaasavond, or Saint Nicholas’s Eve. Sinterklaasavond occurs on the night of December 5 […]

2# Gata at Geghard Monastery – Armenia

We are in the rugged Upper Azat Valley in Armenia, around the entrance to the rock-carved Geghard Monastery. Here you’ll notice elderly ladies clustered around roadside stalls leading to the […]

6 January: The true story of La Befana.

Ever wonder who is the witch-like woman with a broomstick that you see in Christmas markets around Italy? This is La Befana, an Italian Christmas tradition, long before Babbo Natale […]

25# Merry Christmas to everybody!

Thanks to everyone for the many visits and appreciation to our advent calendar. Next year we will try to invent something new. Keep following us!!! Merry Christmas and a happy […]