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“Why are you standing there with a donkey?” said an old Palestinian man. “This is a nice modern city, and you’re standing there with a donkey! What are you trying to say? What’s wrong with you?”

With this quote BBC correspondent Aleem Maqbool begins his fascinating description of his walk from Nazareth to Bethlehem, retracing a journey made by Joseph and Mary in the Christmas story told by Luke in the New Testament. More here…

And if you are intersted in knowing “The Big Question: What’s behind Christmas traditions – and just how traditional are they?”, then please clikck here…

SWARAAJ CHAUHAN, International Columnist
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