Strange post offices from around the world

There are many courier services, but it’s quite a unique experience going to a post office and dropping a postcard in a postbox. Well, there are some post offices that are even more fun and you’ll find some of them below.

Illustration of diver delivering postal mail
Illustration: © Rama Ramesh

Should you need to mail underwater…

You’re in Hideaway Island, Vanuatu, a lovely Pacific island near Australia. You’re scuba diving and suddenly inspiration strikes — how about sending a postcard to your friends to boast about this unique achievement? As strange as it may sound, it is possible to find your nearest post office close by and underwater, of course. For a post office located nine feet underwater, it sure is a busy place, with visitors eager to mail out special waterproof cards!

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Rama Ramesh is a creative writer who has written stories and features for children’s magazines and has co-authored a series of nanotechnology books for kids.