Tuesday, July 29, 2014

Kosovo / Kosova.

Dank u wel Francis voor weer een leuk kaartje !

Sent from Mitrovicë / Mitrovica.

Menorca / Minorca - Unesco Biosphere Reserve (1993).

Thank you Christel;Olivier;Laury and Maya !

France - Département de l'Ariège.

Thank you Axel for sending this mapcard from the Département de l'Ariège (09) in the Region of the Midi-Pyrénées.

Malaysia - Lembu Island.

Aerial view of Lembu Island;it lies at the Southern Region of the Langkawi Archipelago.

Monday, July 28, 2014

Danmark - Kolding.

Thank you Hans-Jørgen for this card showing Slotsgade in  Kolding.

Superb Bloc "Visit Denmark" (2012).

Canada - Coombs.

Thank you Glenn ; this postcard shows the Old Country Market atmosphere and its resident goats on the roof.

Saturday, July 26, 2014

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Canada - Union Bay Post Office.

Second card from Glenn showing the Union Bay Post office (1913).
It's one of only 2 wooden post offices left in Canada.

Canada - McMillan Provincial Park.

McMillan Provincial Park is a 301 hectare Provincial Park and home of some of the largest Douglas fir trees.
Thank you Glenn for this very nice card.

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Catalunya - La Vall de Boí / Església Romànice de Sant Ciment deTaüll.

Superb Postcards from yet another Unesco WHS (since 2000).
Big thanks goes to Josep & Assumpta from the blog : 

Nice Stamp in the Europa-serie.

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Catalunya - Barcelona,Salou & Terrassa.

Thank you Albert for this 3 nice cards.
Barcelona - Palau de Pedralbes - Former residence of the Spanish Royal Family;currently it houses several museums and it's the permanent seat of  the Union of the Mediterranean.

Salou - Aerial view of the popular coast town.

Terrassa - Castell de Vallparadís - Museu de Terrassa.

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Danmark - Sunset after Summer rain.

Thank you Hans-Jørgen for this nice card and again lovely stamps.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Repubblica di San Marino - Patrimonio mondiale dell'umanità.

This is the San Marino Stampshop.I went there to buy (many) stamps.Due to my very limited Italian this proved to by difficult.
The 2 ladies here don't speak / understand english and this in a place with so many foreign visitors.
They didn't even want to give me a formular for a registered letter.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Repubblica di San Marino - Città di San Marino / Prima Torre.

Bought this card in a shop with the (old) stamps in Lira on it ready to send;ironically it arrived earlier than the ones I send with the recent stamps !

Canada - Head-Smashed-In Buffalo Jump (Estipah-skikikini-kots).

Thank you Glenn for this superb Unesco WHS card.
These Cliffs where used by North American Indians for more than 5,000 years to kill Buffalo by driving them off the 11 metre (36 foot) high cliff.

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Deutschland - Das Völkerschlachtdenkmal in Leipzig

Thank you again Peter for this special card !
The Monument to the Battle of Nations commemorates the defeat of Napoleon's Army in Leipzig against an Army of Russia,Prussia,Austria & Sweden (1813).
In 2013 was the centenary of the finishing of the Monument itself and the bi-centenary of the actual battle.

Nice stamp on the right "100 Jahre Völkerschlachtdenkmal" and special cancellation.

Deutschland - Different places of interest in Leipzig.

Thank you Peter for this interesting card of your hometown.

Nice ATM (Automatenmarken) of the Brandenburger Tor.

Monday, July 14, 2014

Danmark - Horsens / The Old Town Hall.

Thank you Hans-Jørgen for this nice card from Danish/American Artist Anni Møller.

Nice collection of stamps.

Maroc - Different views.

Thank you very much David Postcardsandtravel for this nice card.

Confederation Helvetia / Suisse / Schweiz / Svizzera - Teufelsbrücke.

Picked up this card before entering the Gotthard-tunnel.
I got again plenty of time time to admire the surroundings of this .... tunnel !

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Italy - Unesco WHS.

Thank you Jean Pierre for these two lovely cards.
The Coast of Amalfi,since 1997 on the Unesco WHS .

The Historical Centre of Siena,since 1995 on the Unesco WHS.

Monday, June 30, 2014

Bretagne - Rochefort-en-Terre.

Thank you Jean Pierre for this lovely card showing Old Houses in the Place du Puits.