Dépaysement: Boxing Day

Dépaysement translates roughly as “change of scenery.”  It translates even more roughly as “The feeling that comes from not being in one’s own country.”

I am an American in Canada.  It takes some getting used to.

 

Boxing Day in Canada

Boxing Day in Canada

If you wonder what’s so disconcerting about this, here’s a good explanation.

Thanks to The Huffington Post (believe it or not) for this.

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