Wednesday, February 22, 2012

A Postcard from the South Pacific: Vanuatu


Postcard
The Republic of Vanuatu, with a population of around 225,000, is an island nation located in the South Pacific Ocean. Vanuatu is an island archipelago consisting of approximately 82 relatively small, geologically newer islands of volcanic origin, 65 of them are inhabited.
Stamp
From the fifth definitive issue, Tropical Flowers. The flower species depicted represent a kaleidoscope of tropical beauty typical of the South Pacific.

Plumeria Obtusa,  also called Frangipanis - Large white flowers with broad oval petals and golden center.

2 comments:

Rita said...

very very beautiful :D

Limner said...

I learn a lot from postcard blogs. I learn more geography than not, but it's interesting, fun, informative, and such eye candy!

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