The Jingle Bell Factor

Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland

So I finally found my winter wonderland in snow-capped Canada. This was just one of the houses on the highway up!

The Tree

The Tree

One Small Santa

Santa Junior

The hi-tech train set

The hi-tech train set

I am happy to report that my hunt for Christmas present was a success in (would you believe it?) San Francisco. Even though temperatures remained well over freezing it was jingle bells all the way and I loved it. In fact I’m still managing to spot the occasional life size deer in someone’s front yard or a giant Santa swinging off a terrace. (Apparently a lot of the roaming Santa’s in New York got axed since those are the frill they drop first which is a pity but somehow the giant tree ornaments worked just as well for me….)

Christmas spirit in San Francisco

Christmas spirit in San Francisco

at last... giant ornaments!

at last... giant ornaments!

On my obligatory visit to Union Square (where they have opened up several stories of my favorite store Forever 21 by the way) it became pretty obvious that Christmas was over and the sales were in full swing. (Yes lucky me!) In fact I think there were about as many people as you would find on any given Sunday on Linking Road! Oh and not to miss the Hare Krishna’s going absolutely berserk with their chants of “Hare Ram Hare Ram Hare Krishna Hare Ram” where they turn the trams around on the cable car turntable on market street.

Hare Krishna's at Union Square

Hare Krishna's at Union Square

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2 responses to “The Jingle Bell Factor

  1. missmalini

    Thanks Payal was there for a whirlwind two days 🙂

  2. Payal

    Hi Malini,
    Its good to know you are in the US ..let me know if you come to NJ-NYC side … I am based in NJ .Here is my number 732-425-4836.

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