Sao Tome & Principe

This card, posted in 2006, shows three scenes from the remote St. Thomas and Prince Islands, an independent country just off the W. African state of Gabon. These islands are mountainous and lush, with cacao groves and some tourism. This country gained independence in 1975.

Sao Tome e Principe: Flora Stamp

This stamp graced the card above and shows flora and a parakeet. It is valued at 10,000 dobra, the currency of this unique island nation