2008-04-26

Ephemera: Are you a Tiki fan?

If you are - like the eminent MrBaliHai of Eye of the Goof - a Tiki* fan, you will surely love Arkiva Tropika which is loaded with great Tiki ephemera like beautiful menus, place mats, postcards and match covers from different Tiki restaurants, bars, hotels and clubs...

Aloha!




* "Tiki culture in the United States began in 1934 with the opening of Don the Beachcomber, a Polynesian-themed bar and restaurant in Hollywood. The proprietor was Ernest Raymond Beaumont-Gantt, a young man from Louisiana who had sailed throughout the South Pacific; later he legally changed his name to Donn Beach..." (continue reading the Wikipedia article)


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6 comments:

MrBaliHai said...

Thanks, I've always wanted to be eminent!

I wish Mimi would update the site. She hasn't posted anything new for a long time.

P-E Fronning said...

But you are, you are. ;)

Last one 17th of april - that isn't too alarming is it? But of course it'd be better if she updated every day...

MrBaliHai said...

She didn't update at all from April, 2007 until January, 2008...almost 9 months.

P-E Fronning said...

Aloha! Nine months...? Maybe she was shipwrecked on a Polynesian island or imprisoned for stealing ephemera or something... The main thing is she's working with it now. Right? ;)

modmom said...

i'll check that out!

P-E Fronning said...

:)