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Photo Gallery: International

The Melbourne 2006 Queen’s Baton Relay has now visited every nation in the Commonwealth. Here is a selection of photos of the international journey. Photos of the Queen's Baton Relay's travels around Australia can be found on the Photo Gallery: Australia page.
Guyana

Guyana

5 July 2005
Tropical Guyana, located in the Americas, has an economy based on agriculture, mining, forestry and fishing.
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Trinidad & Tobago

Trinidad & Tobago

2 July 2005
Trinidad and Tobago lie just off the coast of Venezuela in the south-east Caribbean. Together they form the 30th destination of the relay.
View the Trinidad & Tobago gallery
 
Lesotho

Lesotho

28 June 2005
The 29th and final African destination of the Queen's Baton Relay, Lesotho is an enclave within the Republic of South Africa.
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Swaziland

Swaziland

26 June 2005
Landlocked Swaziland in southern Africa lies between Mozambique and South Africa. The country is named after the Swazi, a Bantu tribe.
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Botswana

Botswana

24 June 2005
Botswana is located in Southern Africa, bordering South Africa, Namibia, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
View the Botswana gallery
Mozambique

Mozambique

23 June 2005
Mozambique lies on the coast of Southern Africa and borders Tanzania, Swaziland, Zimbabwe, Zambia and Malawi.
View the Mozambique gallery
 
Zambia

Zambia

21 June 2005
Day 100: the baton is carried through Lusaka, Zambia - its 25th Commonwealth destination.
View the Zambia gallery
Malawi

Malawi

20 June 2005
The 24th destination of the Queen's Baton Relay, Malawi is located in central Africa, with one-fifth of the country covered by Lake Malawi.
View the Malawi gallery
 
South Africa

South Africa

15 June 2005
The baton takes centre stage at National Youth Day celebrations in South Africa.
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Tanzania

Tanzania

11 June 2005
Tanzania, on the east coast of Africa, exports coffee, cotton and sisal. Its main industries are agricultural processing and diamond mining.
View the Tanzania gallery
 
Seychelles

Seychelles

6 June 2005
The 21st destination of the relay, the Seychelles is an archipelago of 115 granite and coral islands in the west Indian Ocean
View the Seychelles gallery
Mauritius

Mauritius

3 June 2005
The Queen's Baton arrives in Mauritius, its 20th Commonwealth destination, a small tropical island located in the Indian Ocean.
View the Mauritius gallery
 
Saint Helena

Saint Helena

13 May 2005
The baton travels to the tiny island of St Helena, a five day journey by boat from the west coast of Africa
View the St Helena gallery
Namibia

Namibia

11 May 2005
The baton reaches Namibia, its 18th Commonwealth destination, on the Atlantic coast of southern Africa
View the Namibia gallery
 
Kenya

Kenya

9 May 2005
The people of Kenya and their President His Excellency The Hon. Mwai Kibaki greet the baton, while visiting Nairobi's outlying villages.
View the Kenya gallery
Uganda

Uganda

5 May 2005
The baton tours through Uganda, a nation of 23 million people, including a visit to the Prime Minister, Professor Apollo Nsibambi, and the Nile.
View the Uganda gallery
 
Cameroon

Cameroon

2 May 2005
The friendly people of Cameroon are delighted to take part in the Queen's Baton Relay.
View the Cameroon gallery
Nigeria

Nigeria

30 April 2005
The baton is proudly held high on its tour through the West African country Nigeria.
View the Nigeria gallery
 
Ghana

Ghana

27 April 2005
Past and present athletes join with the people of Ghana to carry the baton.
View the Ghana gallery
Sierra Leone

Sierra Leone

24 April 2005
Many people come together to show the baton the sights of Sierra Leone.
View the Sierra Leone gallery
 
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