Sunday, February 17, 2013

Easter Island Post Office Does Brisk Postcard Business

Paul Brady of the Huffington Post calls the post office on Easter Island "The World's Loneliest Post Office."

Brady pens, "In the middle of the South Pacific, one of the world's most remote post offices continues to do brisk business in stamps, as tourists from around the globe flock to pay their respects to the postcard, a much-maligned, antiquated but great form of expression."

"Asked if people still send lots of postcards from Easter Island, a clerk replied with a drawn out 'Siiii,' that indicated the glaringly obvious question fell somewhere between idiotic and offensive," according to Brady.

To read the entire article and see additional photos, click here.

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posted by Don Schilling at 12:01 AM