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🌍 AFRICA | Sao Tome and Principe MOTW| Postcards Market 📬

Are you a postcard enthusiast looking for unique, exotic destinations to add to your collection? Look no further than the AFRICA | Sao Tome and Principe MOTW| Postcards Market! This stunning set of postcards captures the beauty and culture of this small island nation off the coast of Africa.

👥 Target Audience: Travel enthusiasts, collectors, cultural explorers

🗺️ Cultural/Historical Significance: Sao Tome and Principe is a former Portuguese colony known for its lush rainforests, pristine beaches, colonial architecture, cocoa plantations (which produce some of the world's finest chocolate), vibrant music scene (including traditional African rhythms mixed with Portuguese influences), and friendly locals. It is also home to several endangered species such as sea turtles.

💭 Mood/Theme/Category: Exotic travel destination; nature & wildlife; cultural exploration

As an experienced postcard exchange specialist myself with over 40 years in this hobbyist community - I can tell you that receiving a surprise postcard from faraway places like São Tomé e Príncipe can truly make someone's day. Imagine opening your mailbox after work or school only to find one these beautiful cards waiting inside!

Here's an imaginary scenario:

You've just returned home from work feeling tired but excited about checking your mail today because it’s been awhile since you received any new cards. You open up your mailbox expecting nothing out-of-the-ordinary when suddenly there it is - a bright yellow envelope addressed specifically TO YOU! Your heart races as you tear open the envelope revealing not one but five gorgeous images featuring scenes from São Tomé e Príncipe on each card!

You take time admiring each card before deciding which ones will be sent back in return along with some personal notes about yourself or where you live. You can't wait to share these beautiful images with your fellow postcard enthusiasts and add them to your growing collection.

Best practices for using this product include taking time to appreciate the unique beauty of each card, sharing personal stories or information about yourself on the back, and always sending a thank-you note in return. Remember that postcards are all about human connection and building relationships across distances - so take advantage of this opportunity to connect with someone new!

Illustration: © Suaithai 2022/ Designed in Switzerland

Second MOTW Version - without line borders, modern looking and updated information

São Tomé and Príncipe is a small island nation located in the Gulf of Guinea, off the western coast of Central Africa. The country is situated just north of the Equator and is comprised of two main islands, São Tomé and Príncipe, as well as several smaller islets.

São Tomé and Príncipe is a small island nation located in the Gulf of Guinea, off the western coast of Central Africa and it is bordered by the Atlantic Ocean to the west, north, and south, and by the nation of Gabon to the east.

The flag of São Tomé and Príncipe features three horizontal stripes of green, yellow, and green. The yellow stripe is slightly wider than the two green stripes. and in the center of the yellow stripe, there are two black, five-pointed stars that are aligned vertically. The two stars represent the two islands that make up São Tomé and Príncipe.The green stripes represent the country's agricultural wealth, while the yellow stripe symbolizes the country's bright future and the equator, which runs through the nation. The flag was adopted on Independence Day, July 12, 1975, when São Tomé and Príncipe gained independence from Portugal.

About this item

  • Classic Regular Postcard size: 10.5 cm by 15 cm = 4 x 6 inches = the standard for the postcard for most of the countries in the world – is the standard for postcard made by UPU (Universal Postal Union) – and implemented by USPS, La Poste, Royal Mail, PTT, Correos, Post NL. Deutsche Post and many other postal administrations.

  • Material: Made of 100% brand new and high-quality hard paper – 315 grams/ square meter = 5.5 grams per card – thicker than average – special chosen for hard transport conditions through postal services.

  • Glossy UV coating on front for durability and protection

  • Perfect for collecting, postcrossing, scrapbooking, parties invitations or just sending a note to a friend. You can use them also for your private swaps organized with your virtual friends.

  • Easy to use: Special place on the backside for address and also upper boxes for your postcrossing ID or date of mailing to make postcard writing a fun and pleasurable experience.

  • Quality Printed in European Union.

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The colours you see on your screen may slightly differ from those of the real prints due to monitor settings

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