The sun is rising in the South Pacific and the island nations of the sea are awaking now to Christmas Eve morning.
For elves working that part of the world it is a busy time. They will be testing their tracking equipment over the next couple of hours as well as ensuring their communication systems are working. Each elf has a cell phone, a radio, a computer with Internet access, and a backup radio. There should be no communication problems with any of them.
In Australia it will be a busy day at the beach. Many Aussies love to spend a summer day waiting for Santa by playing at the beach.
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