9 Totally Weird Holiday Traditions


Originally posted on Findery:

There are hundreds of holiday traditions around the globe, many of which you’ve probably never heard of – the giant goat made of hay (Sweden), the witch that brings candy (Italy), the burning pile of dirt (Guatemala). But these are the top 9 most unexpected, random, weird, awesome holiday traditions from around the world.

Christmas Log – Catalonia, Spain
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Awww, look at the little Tió de Nadal (Christmas Log). Yes, it’s a log with legs and a face and a little red hat. It may seem like a joke that just caught on, but the tradition hails from old Catalan mythology. The log is introduced in Catalan homes at the Feast of the Immaculate Conception every December 8. Leave food out for your little log each night. He gets hungry you know. And don’t forget a blanket! He might get cold. And when the kids aren’t looking, hide presents under…

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