Whereas Christmas in the U.S. officially starts on Thanksgiving Day (last Thursday of November), in the Philippines, you could already smell Christmas on September 1, and it lasts until Three Kings (January 6).
In theory, Christmas Day is supposed to be the birthday of Jesus Christ, whereas it is just a celebration of when the Sun heads back to the northern hemisphere after the Winter Solstice.
As far as native Christmases go, Guinarona is the place to be. Here are tweaked postcards of Guinarona at Christmas. We hope you can pay us a visit this Christmas season and have your novenas to San Pascual Baylon said as well.
Here’s wishing one and all the best of the Season.