...Great first written and stamped postcard from Tonga... I'm really thankfull to David who sent me this fabulous postcard from his travels to all these exotic and "Hard-to-Get places!!!
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With special lovely shaped fruit stamps and clear postmark:
2001 selfadhesive Pineapple and Watermelon stamp
In 1970 the former British protectorate acquired its independence.
Almost two-thirds of Tonga's population live on the main island Tongatapu, on which the capital city Nuku'alofa is located.
This Victorian white wooden Royal Palace was completely built in 1867, remains unchanged till they added a veranda in 1882 and is the official residence of the King of Tong