Normally all those at McMurdo work about 10 hour days six days a week. Christmas is a much anticipated two day holiday. You are used to having two day weekends, but around here two days off is something to look forward to all season. I swear the town loves Christmas more than any place on Earth because they get two whole days off
In the days leading up to Christmas, we have an assortment of celebrations. I already posted about the fabulous Christmas pageant at the Waste Barn. Well, we also had what you would expect from any small town: carolers, a town Christmas party, and Christmas trees everywhere!
So that was Christmas in McMurdo in a nutshell. Many of the work centers had Christmas trees up- I just didn’t get around to photographing them but….