Flower Fairies are the product of English illustrator Cicely Mary Barker. Unable to go to school as a child because of her epilepsy, she was home-schooled and spent much of her time drawing and painting. Her artwork was influenced by illustrator Kate Greenaway and even more so by the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, and she developed her talent as […]
Macau -Hello! Greetings from Macau!- These are first words from my postcard which was send me by my friend from macau. Macau is a former Portuguese colony, since 1931 one of the two Special Administrative Regions of the People’s Republic of China, the other being Hong Kong. BTW According to The World Factbook, Macau has the second highest life expectancy in the […]
There is in the picture a temple called Prabanan. The temple compound, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, is the largest Hindu temple site in Indonesia, and one of the biggest in Southeast Asia. It is characterized by its tall and pointed architecture, typical of Hindu temple architecture, and by the towering 47-metre-high (154 ft) central building inside a large complex […]
Budapest is the capital and the largest city of Hungary, and one of the largest cities in the European Union. The city covers an area of 525 square kilometres within the city limits. Budapest became a single city occupying both banks of the river Danube with a unification on 17 November 1873 of west-bank Buda and Óbuda with east-bank Pest. It is interesting that is hungary postcard but it […]
Berlin is the capital city of Germany and one of the 16 states of Germany. With a population of 3.4 million people, Berlin is Germany’s largest city and is the second most populous city proper and the seventh most populous urban area in the European Union. The Reichstag building is a historical edifice in Berlin, Germany, constructed to house theImperial Diet , of the German Empire. The Brandenburg Gate is a former city gate, rebuilt in the […]
Thanks to Wei-Hsuan for this postcard. Hualien City is the county seat of Hualien County, Taiwan. It is located on the East coast of Taiwan, by the Pacific Ocean, and has a population of 110,000 inhabitants. Hualien County is gifted with its distinctive geographical locations, beautiful landscapes and rich humanistic atmospheres that mark its own uniqueness. The future plan will continue […]
The Surfing Australia stamp Australia Post celebrates surfing with the release of four domestic base-rate (60-cents) stamps coinciding with the 50th anniversary of Surfing Australia. For more information about this issue look at articel called Catch a wave with Australia Post.
POSTCARD Hodka Resort, postcard from India. Hodka Resort – At Hodka village with tourist huts, designed on the lines of local village huts called bhunga, circular mud houses with thatched roofs. On the picture there is are huts -Bhunga – that is circular in design, made of mud plaster, dung and twigs, it has a light […]
Ruins of St. Paul’s is a name of my postcard from Macau. For my it is verz exotic place so thanks very much for this postcard. The Ruins of St. Paul’s is one of Macau’s most famous landmarks. In 2005, it was officially enlisted as part of the UNESCO World Heritage SiteHistoric Centre of Macau.
This greeting from Jerusalem, Israel send me my FB friend Kostya. It my first postcard from Israel. Just a pity that the postcard isn’t stamped. Used stamp, Philharmonic Orchestra, from series The Israel Philharmonic Orchestra 75th Anniversary was issued 6.12.2011.