Right, after yesterday's not-very-festive offerings, I feel I should inject a bit more holiday cheer into the advent calendar today.
That there is a flare-wielding santa, wakeboarding across a lake in Germany and it is part of an excellent collection of photos showing how different parts of the world are kicking off their festivities.
From fireworks in Rio de Janeiro:
To the ski-slopes of Maine:
Everyone is getting into the spirit of the season. Check out the rest of the photoset Here.
What did one Snowman say to the other Snowman?
Can you smell carrots?