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Our Blog NAUTICAL LOG is fortunate enough to have readers from all over the World.  It is therefore likely that they follow many different religions and hold many different beliefs - we respect them all.  While NAUTICAL LOG does not follow a particular religion we do hold Christian beliefs.  Therefore with that in mind we should like to share our celebration of this very special time of the Christian year. 

English:       Very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.
Irish:            Beannachtai na Nollag agus na hAthhlianna.
Welsh:         n'Arab Nadolig a'n Ddedwydd 'n Grai Blyddyn.
French:        Joyeaux Noel et Bonne Annee.
Haitian:        Jawye Nowel e Bonn Ane.
Spanish:       Feliz Navidad y Un Prospero Ano Nuevo.
Basque:        Zorionak eta urte berri on.
German:       Frohliches Weinachten und Gutes Neues Jahr.
Swedish:      God Jul och Gott Nytt Ar.
Hawaiian:     Mele Kalikimaka Hau'oli Makahili Hou.
Catalan:        Bon Nadal i un Bon Any Noul.
Breton:         Nedeleg laouen na bloavezh mat.
Cornish:       Nadelik looan na looan blethen now ethy.
Croatian:      Sretan Bozic. Vesela Nova Godina.
Afrikaans:    Geseende Kersfees
Finnish:        Hyvaa joulua
Hebrew:        Mo'adim Lesimka. Chena tova.
Japanese:      Shinnen omedeto. Kurisumasu Omedeto
Korean:        Sung Tan Chuk Ha
Maltese:       IL-Milied It-tajjeb.
Manx:          Nollick ghennal as blien vie noa.
Tagalog:      Maligayan Pasko. Masaganang Bagong Taon.
Tamil:          Christmas matrum puthaandu vaazthukkal.
Sinhala:        Subha nattalak suba tava vasarak.
Polish:         Wesolych Swiat Bozego Narodzenia.
Russian:       Pozdrevlyayu s prazdnikkom Rozhdestva is Novim Godom.
Vietnamese: Chung Mung Giang Sinh.

Good Watch

And to our fellow seafarers held captive by pirates off the coast of Somalia Merry Christmas to all of you and we hope that 2012 will be your Freedom Year.


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