On Christmas Eve as Santa Claus makes his gift-giving journey with Google, NORAD and much more so start tracking Santa!
Jingle bells! Santa Claus is coming to town! This means lots of children are waiting for his arrival. Quench their eagerness by letting them know the method of tracking Santa Nicholas’ journey across the world!
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Father Christmas around the world!
- Briton often thinks Father Christmas to be a very happy, friendly character with a white beard, wearing a red suit and black boots whereas other countries visualize the beloved festive figure very differently.
- In Belgium and Netherlands, Santa Claus is known as Sinterklaas, who wears a bishop’s alb and then travels on a beautiful white horse.
- Similarly, in Russia, Grandfather Frost arrives on New Year’s Eve to deliver gifts whereas in Finland, Joulupukki he then knocks on children’s doors on the day of Christmas Eve to ask if they have been well behaved.
With Google, Track Santa Claus! Hurray!
Now, that it’s Christmas Eve, you and your family can stalk Santa’s journey around the world as Google has already unlocked some activities on its Santa Tracker website.
On Santa’s gift-giving journey with Google’s Santa Tracker Follow Santa!
- Precisely, the Santa Tracker shows you where Santa is that too along with his next destination.
- You’ll find a running tally of presents also delivered with Santa’s distance from your location.
- The most remarkable features of the tracker website, the user can also access Santa’s village which consists of games and videos along with places to learn about holiday traditions around the world and a code lab as well.
- In addition to the tracker website, the user can also track ‘Santa Claus’ on Google Maps on the iPhone and iPad to watch the jolly elf’s flight coming on the way.
- On the day of Christmas Eve, Google’s Santa tracker even goes live, enabling children to monitor his progress of delivering presents exactly from 10 am GMT on their desktop, mobile, tablet and Chromecast devices.
With NORAD Track Santa Claus! Once again Hurray!
The North American Aerospace Defence Command is the full form of NORAD. Once again tracking Kris Kringle on his annual journey, it is keeping up with traditions. It is because they monitor the skies for Santa’s sleigh whenever Christmas Eve comes. It is a fact that NORAD tracks Santa that too every year.
Facts- Across the globe, the website receives nearly millions of unique visitors from more than 200 countries and territories. Also, it has been seen that on December 24, 15,00 volunteers not just respond to emails but also receive more than 140,000 calls regarding Santa’s exact location. On the NORAD website from 8 am GMT on Christmas Eve, the keen followers of Santa Claus can track his journey of delivering presents.
Hope, you all are super excited for this festive season!
Charlie Noah is a Microsoft Office expert and has been working in the technical industry since 2002. As a technical expert, David Smith has written technical blogs, manuals, white papers, and reviews for many websites such as office.com/setup.