More Postcards from Philippines


Two postcards sent by Maria (Philippines). 

The first shows the lighthouse in Basco (the Batanes Islands). The sender wrote was this is the only postcard featuring a lighthouse available in her country. I can understand because it is the same in Morocco. It is really difficult to find postcards of lighthouses, or sometimes even beautiful postcards (but I am discovering new sellers...). Beside the lighthouse is a jeepney, the most popular public transportation in Philippines.

The second postcard features a water buffalo, a common farm animal there. 



The stamps are very interesting. This one shows tamaraw (Bubalus mindorensis), an endemic mammal to the island of Mindoro.


This is the second tamaraw I have got! 

2 comments:

  1. Hello Eva, I didn't realize I sent you two tamaraws already ;-) It's a pity I haven't seen them for real...

    I sent you a 'thank you' card for the Pope John Paul card you sent me. Let me know when it arrives. :)

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  2. I'm happy to have more than one tamaraw. I had never heard about them before. Me too, I'd like to see tamaraws in real.

    I'll be waiting for your postcard, thank you!

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