These are some of the stunning postcards that have come to me from among the world's most remote places and islands, with a special focus on the scenery, wildlife and culture of Africa. If you live or travel in exotic places, send along a card to display on the site. See also "Africa Stamps" on Facebook or Contact: maravalman @ gmail.com
This lovely card shows an Albatross and chick at the nest, one of many seabird species that nest and feed in the Falkland Islands. The card was franked with two lovely stamps, showing penguins and a colorful fungi species.
This fantastic card comes from Gibraltar, one of the oldest British outposts, located strategically at the edge of Europe and just a few miles from the N. African coast. It was franked with several interesting stamps, including a pair of Woodchat Shrikes from a 2008 definitive series showing birds.