Roy's Postcards: 1986/08/14

Inscription:

World Expo 86
Vancouver, B.C.

Postcard back:

AUSTRALIA LAND OF CONTRAST
This great island continent is a land of extremes and contrasts. From snow capped mountains to trackless deserts, from tropical jungles to undulating farmlands, from bustling cities to sleepy little towns — Australia is a land of infinite variety fringed by rolling surf and golden beaches.

Leonard's comments:

The front of this postcard cleverly encodes the first verse of Australia's national anthem:
Our Australia, land of contrasts
Both placentals and marsupials
Folks in ski clothes and bikinis
Rocks and buildings that look like rocks

See also: expo86



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