Here & Now: The World Edition
(Tokens)


Each set included six randomly selected tokens (one of each continent) of 24 designed; there are four models for each of the six continents.


© Hasbro

Year: 2008

Africa


Africa

African Mask



African masks are usually carved in wood and were used in religious ceremonies.

Africa

Camel



There are two types of camel, the dromedary, which has one hump and is native to Africa and the Middle East and the rarer Bactrian camel, which has two humps and is native to the Gobi Desert.

Africa

Egyptian Head Mask



Masks were a very important aspect of Ancient Egyptian burials.

Africa

Safari Hat



A safari hat is essential when on safari in Africa.

Asia


Asia

Chinese Dragon



Chinese dragons are a symbol of good luck with dragon dances being held at festive celebrations, such as Chinese New Year.

Asia

Russian Dolls



Russian dolls date from 1890 and are known as Matryoshka dolls or Babushka dolls.

Asia

Sumo Wrestler



Sumo wrestling originated as a performance to entertain the gods, and is now Japan's national sport.

Asia

Tuk-Tuk



Tuktuks are used as taxis in Thailand. They are a great way of getting about in the traffic chaos of Bankok!

Australia


Australia

Boomerang



There are two main types of boomerang; returning and non-returning. Both have been used by Australian Aboriginals for thousands of years.

Australia

Kangaroo



Kangeroos are the largest marsupials in Australia. They are the only large animals to use hopping as a form of movement.

Australia

Koala



Koalas are not related to the bear family at all, despite often being referred to as Koala bears!

Australia

Surfer



Surfing wasn't always just for fun - it originated as a sport for Hawaiian chiefs to demonstrate their authority!

Europe


Europe

London Cab



The Hackney Carriage or "Black Cab" is synonymous with the streets of London.

Europe

Matador



Bullfighting is a traditional spectacle in Spain.

Europe

Pretzel



The pretzel, traditionally made in a knot shape, is said to have originated in Germany as long ago as 1111 AD.

Europe

Windmill



At the end of the Middle Ages, the Dutch started using wind power to drain their flood-prone land.

North America


North America

Baseball Glove



Baseball as we know it today was developed in North America in the 18th century.

North America

Canadian Mountie



The Royal Canadian Mounted Police is the Canadian national police service.

North America

Cowboy Hat



Cowboy hats have been an American symbol for the western horseman since 1862.

North America

NASCAR



The National Association for Stock Car Auto Racing (NASCAR) is the largest sanctioning body of motorsports in the United States.

South America


South America

Easter Island Moai



Easter Island is the remotest populated island in the world, famous for its moai statues.

South America

Inca Mask



The Inca population lived in the part of South America extending from the Equator to the Pacific coast of Chile.

South America

Inca Statue



The Inca Empire was the largest empire in pre-Columbian America.

South America

Football



South American football is widely considered to be the most passionate game of football in the world!

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New Zealand


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Cactus


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Crown


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Elephant


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Karate


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Penguin


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