ALGERIA

This lovely card shows a spring scene and flowers in the Aures region of Algeria, with a sweeping landscape view from the hills to the sea. It was franked with a local flowers issue showing petunias in bloom.

PITCAIRN Is.

This lovely island scene was posted from what is perhaps the smallest stamp issuing territory in the world, with just under 50 inhabitants. The island is famed for its rugged beauty and stormy history, dating to the mutiny of the Bounty in 1789.

ZAMBIA

Majestic Victoria Falls, on the Zambezi River, forms the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. This card was mailed from S. Africa with stamps showing local traditional handcrafts

PAPUA NEW GUINEA

This lovely card shows Nuratu island, in Milne Bay Province in northern Papua New Guinea; the card was franked with a stamp showing a reef fish species

GABON

This stunning card shows one of the famous inselbergs of Gabon's interior; these rocky plateau-like outcroppings rise unexpectedly from the green forest of the surrounding landscape, seemingly surreal

GRAND TURK, Turks and Caicos Is.

This lovely card comes from the Turks and Caicos, a British Territory adjacent to the Bahamas, and shows island flora and scenery. The stamp affixed is a lovely WWF issue showing the Red-tailed Hawk.

REP. of GUINEA / Guinee-Conakry

This lovely card shows a rural road near Kissidougou, in central Guinea (the recent Ebola epidemic began not far from here). This card was franked with a lovely stamp showing women transporting traditional baskets

NEW CALEDONIA

This lovely card was sent by Denise, and shows the "parted rocks" of Bourail, at sunset. Simply stunning! This prepaid card sports pre-affixed postage, and was cancelled in Noumea, the capital.

NIGER

This lovely card shows a scene on the Niger River, lifeline to a number of W. African countries as it flows toward the delta in the Gulf of Guinea. Niger's capital, Niamey, grew along this vital waterway in an otherwise dry nation.

KOSRAE, Micronesia

This lovely scenic card shows the coastline and reef of Kosrae, one of four island groups in the Federated States of Micronesia. The card was franked with a lovely stamp showing a typical island beauty

Rep. of CONGO

This traditional river scene was hand painted on a thick card and makes for one of the most original and stunning African cards I have acquired.

FIJI

This gorgeous aerial view shows the Fijian, a seaside resort located on the small private island of Yanuca. The card came franked with a stamp showing the Many-Coloured Fruit Dove, with a town cancel from Nadi.