Writer In Florence Ela Vasilescu
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Day 240 – Befana and a nice walk

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Today is the holiday of Befana and wiki tell us her lovely story here. On short she is an old woman who delivers gifts to children throughout Italy on Epiphany Eve (the night of January 5) in a similar way to St Nicholas or Santa Claus. But children get gifts from both Father Christmas and Befana. There was a cool parade downtown today , but unfortunately Ephia had other plans for us, so we just...

Day 205 – Santa Nicholas

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It’s getting to be that time of the year again. Today I am going to tell you about a beautiful tradition that we have back home which me and my family still celebrate every year. Besides Santa Claus, we also have a Santa Nicholas, that comes on the night of 5th December and brings a toy, gloves, warm scarfs, hats and lots of sweets to good kids, leaving them inside their winter boots. If...

Writer In Florence Ela Vasilescu