There's still one form of correspondence that hasn't been taken over by email: kids' letters to Santa. At Santa Claus Village, 8 km north of Rovaniemi, the capital of Finnish Lapland, ol' St. Nick gets nearly a million letters a year from children worldwideespecially from Japan. And now he even writes back (for details, go to www.santagreeting.net
and expect to pay about $8.)
If the kids have been especially nice this year, you might reward them with a trip to the Santa Claus Village, the self-proclaimed hometown of Father Christmas. It boasts several kid-friendly attractions,...
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