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March 8, 2007 7:35 AM   Subscribe

Arkiva Tropika is a huge archive of tropical-themed ephemera. Browse restaurant and drink menus, postcards, photos, brochures and matchbooks. Hours and hours worth of retro tiki goodness.
posted by Otis (9 comments total) 6 users marked this as a favorite

 
Mahalo. that some awesome stuff.
posted by phaedon at 7:42 AM on March 8, 2007


Yeah, I like. Thanks!
posted by everichon at 7:57 AM on March 8, 2007


This one gets right to the point.
posted by sourwookie at 8:22 AM on March 8, 2007


hah, sourwookie, did you catch the tag line there:

"20% Federal Tax will be added to all checks when dancing begins."
posted by phaedon at 8:31 AM on March 8, 2007


Love this, thanks.
posted by nickyskye at 9:57 AM on March 8, 2007


Oh this is great!.

One of the best used book purchases I ever made was a travel guide to the Caribbean published in the late 50's. It caters to the "jet-set", and is hilarious.
posted by nekton at 10:00 AM on March 8, 2007


Awesome. Soon the walls of my cubicle will be a tropical paradise!
posted by Guy Smiley at 12:37 PM on March 8, 2007


How sex, rum, World War II, and the brand-new state of Hawaii ignited a fad that has never quite ended.
posted by nickyskye at 5:46 PM on March 8, 2007


Hey, Otis, just now came across this. Great post! Thanks!
posted by flapjax at midnite at 6:56 AM on March 10, 2007


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