Countries and their stereotypical Tourist Souvenir

Challenge #42 in the Just Because series. Hosted by AussieJo.
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In South Africa you buy a wooden giraffe, in London you buy a toy double decker red bus. When you are a tourist what do you buy from what place as a souvenir? Put in your description what the item is called and what country it is from.
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In Australia, you'd buy this little Koala waving an Aussie flag (or maybe wearing a corked hat). The other side of the tag says "Happy memories from Australia".
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Submitted: Sunday, 28th August, 2011 12:23 (GMT)
Taken: Monday, 29th August, 2011
Focal length: 105 mm
Shutter speed: 1 sec
Aperture: F11
ISO: 200
Notes: Lit with a pair of 5W compact fluorescent lamps. Custom white balance. Tag photographed separately and scaled and rotated before merging with main image. Curves sharpening and vignette in PS.
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