Tracking Santa, December 22

22 Dec 2015

Santa and his helpers are busy promoting the festive spirit across Asia. From scuba diving in Japan to rock climbing in South Korea, they have been keeping themselves active around the region. Above, workers put up a statue in church grounds in Bengaluru, India. Below, a young Santa in a pushchair is escorted around Hong Kong. Left, runners take part in a charity event in Shanghai; a Buddhist monk is spotted wearing a Santa hat in Seoul; and surf instructors enjoy holiday fun in Bali, Indonesia. Meanwhile, right, in the Philippines capital Manila, a red-robed officer directs traffic and Pacquiao the orangutan plays at a zoo Christmas party. Women dance in the snow at an indoor ski resort, bottom, in Changsha, Hunan province. Photographs by Reuters, EPA, ChinaFotoPress, AP, AFP