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Saint Nicolas

Ho! Ho! Ho! Do You Know Where Santa Really Comes From?

Sidonie Sawyer | Posted 02.21.2014 | Weird News
Sidonie Sawyer

Saint Nicolas is always represented as wearing a long beard and the red and white hooded cloak of a bishop of his time. Do you see where I'm getting? During the festival, he travels from home to home to visit nice children and give them presents, while the naughty ones get the whip by a meany guy (where was child protection?).

PHOTOS: The Saint Who Brings Presents

Posted 12.06.2011 | World

He arrives on a steamship from Spain, travels to the Netherlands on the back of a white horse called 'BadWeatherToday' (SlechtWeerVandaag), and is acc...