How The World Welcomed 2014

January 1, 2014 in Daily Bulletin

Tim Walker looked at some of the more interesting ways that countries welcomed the New Year:

  • Russians write their New Year’s wish on a piece of paper, burn it, mix the ashes with their drink, and then drink up.
  • Danes take their chipped crockery and smash it on the front porches of their closest friends.
  • Brazilians spend it at the beach where thousands of tiny boats bearing flowers and other gifts are released into the ocean.

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Source: The Independent