Shakira Spending Holidays in Uruguay, Imports Own Xmas Tree

Shakira landed in Punta del Este, Uruguay earlier this week with the three things every girls needs this season. Her boyfriend of 8 years, Antonio de la Rua, her hermano and a big, bristly Christmas tree!

Arriving at the airport, one of Shaki's carry-on's included the enormous tree. We're guessing it must be near impossible to find a Christmas tree in Uruguay, but this must have been totally weird for the airport officials helping them unload their private plane.

Shakira owns a a big farm house in Punta del Este where she frequently escapes to write songs and spend quiet time alone with love ones. The singer plans to spend the entire holiday season in the beautiful resort town, surrounded by friends and family.