Saturday, December 9, 2017

VREDESPALEIS / PEACE PALACE (Den Haag).

The Peace Palace houses the International Court of Justice,The Permanent Court of Arbitration,The Hague Academy of International Law and The Peace Palace Library.
Thank you David !


© POSTERBOYS.NL
This is a special service stamp in use inside the Peace Palace.

BAHAMAS - Jammin in the Bahamas !

Glenn sent another card of a sunny Island;The Bahamas !

Island Dreams Bahamas

Friday, December 8, 2017

FRANCE - Guérande / Les Marais Salants.

Thank you Jean Pierre to sent this second card showing the different Salt winning spaces.

Terre de Sel
Photo : Pascal François

SRI LANKA - Dambulla / Cave Temple - The Recumbent Buddha.

Inside picture from the Golden Temple of  Dambulla or Cave Temple. 
An Unesco WHS;thank you Ravindra.

Printed by Mortlake Press

Thursday, December 7, 2017

BARBADOS - Bridgetown / Parliament from across the Careenage.

Third card from Glenn showing the Parliament building wich is on the Unesco WHS List.

A Best of Barbados Ltd. production
© Mike Toy
Superb stamps with on the right Princess Diana. 

SRI LANKA - Talaimannar / Lighthouse and Old Pier.

Thank you Ravindra  for this postcard of Talaimannar located on Mannar Island (Northern Province).
Philatelic Bureau
Design by Sudath Jayawardana
Nice matching stamp.

FRANCE - Les Marais Salants / Salt Marshes.

Very impressive view of the Salt Marches with houses very close to the sea !
Thank you Jean Pierre !

Éditions d'Art Jack

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

ENGLAND - London.

Dank u wel Carine !
Brexit or not Brexit,I love London !


© PITKIN PUBLISHING
Photo : Heather Hook

Monday, December 4, 2017

SAINT KITTS & NEVIS - Birmestone Hill Fortress National Park.

Thank you Glenn for sending this card of the only Unesco WHS of Saint Kitts / Christopher.
It was designed by British Military Engineers and Built and Maintaned by African Slaves
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Elvis never dies !

Thursday, November 30, 2017

ALBANIA - Berat.

Berat at the Osum River is another Albanian Unesco WHS.
Thank you Indrit albaniapostcard

© Arba Editions
Photo : Armando Baguca
Left stamp is a portret of Ndre Mjeda (1866-1967),Albanian Poet and Activist.
Right Stamp is former US President (2001-2009) George W. Bush who visited Tirana on June 10,2007.

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

ARAGÓN - EUSKAL HERRIA - GALICIA.

                                     Thank you Albert paraphilately for this beautiful cards !

Sallent de Gállego - Vista general with La Foratata in the back.

© EDICIONES SICILIA S.A.
Agurain - Santa María Eliza.

AYUNTAMIENTO DE AGURAIN-SALVATIERRA - 2002
Combarro (Pontevedra) - Vista general.

© FAMA

Sunday, November 26, 2017

COMUNIDAD FORAL DE NAVARRA - Orreaga / Rongesvalles.

Many thanks to Josep & Assumpta cartesipostalsdarreu for this card showing the Capella de Santiago.
Every year thousands of Pilgrims start their journey to Santiago de Compostella in Orreaga (755 Km).


© Ediciones A.M.

Thursday, November 23, 2017

MARTINIQUE - Retour des Pêcheurs / Return of the Fishermen.

Thank you very much Glenn gemsworldpostcards for this great postcard of a warmer place and beautiful Hibiscus Flower.

© Latitude Distribution
Photo : Philippe Poux

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

CATALUNYA - Besalú (Girona).

Big thanks to visiting Albert for sending this card of the Pont de Besalú (Bridge of Besalú) over the Rio Fluviá.

Big detachable Christmas sticker stamp.
Bon Nadal - Catalan
Bo Nadal - Galician
Feliz Navidad - Spanish
Eguberri Zoriontsuak - Bask

Sunday, November 19, 2017

SRI LANKA - Tuk Tuk.

This is surely the easiest way to Enjoy a Journey !
Big thanks to Ravindra.


picture post cards (pvt) ltd.
Photo : Lasantha Lakmal
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First Day of Issue
50th Anniversary of the Philatelic Bureau of Sri Lanka ---> Congratulations !!

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

SRI LANKA - Beach Southwest Coast.

Second card received today from Ravindra showing a superb Beach !

picture post cards (pvt) Ltd.
Photo : Juergen Schreiber

SRI LANKA - Mount Lavinia Hotel Colombo.

First card of Ravindra showing the Mount Lavinia Hotel Colombo in Dehiwala-Mount Lavinia.
Temperature today : 27°C / 81 F


Picture Post Card (pvt) Ltd.
Photo : Lasantha Lakmal.

Monday, November 13, 2017

CATALUNYA - Santa Coloma de Gramenet.

Crochet Hook fabricated by the Chambri people of  Papua New Guinea.

Mini Ediciones DAVID
Thank you Albert for this special card with superb cancellation !

Thursday, November 9, 2017

NEDERLAND - Amsterdam Airport Schiphol.

Thank you Aaron for this postcard of Schiphol wich is lying at about 15 km. from Amsterdam in Haarlemmermeer.
It's the busiest European Airport after Heathrow (London) and Charles de Gaulle (Paris).


ChromaZone Publishing
Schiphol Airport © Aerophoto Schiphol

SRI LANKA - Nuwara Eliya.

Thank you Ravindra for this card showing the Luxury Hotel "The Grand Hotel **** "

phototouristik design private Ltd.
Photo : Juergen Schreiber

Monday, November 6, 2017

WALLONIE - Les Hautes Fagnes / De Hoge Venen - Red Deer.

Dank u wel Gerda voor dit prachtig kaartje !

© La Photo Postale éditions.
Photo : www.dimitricrickillon.com

ITALIA - Toscana.

Thank you Aaron for sending this beautiful postcard from Tuscany !

© Edizioni Moriconi.

Sunday, November 5, 2017

HONG KONG, CHINA.

Superb night view of Hong Kong's Central District.
Sent by visiting Jobbo;thank you !


TOURISTS CARDS ©


Friday, November 3, 2017

SHQPËRIA - Kruja.

Thank you Indrit for this nice card of Kruja showing the remains of Krujë Castle.

Photo : Armando Baguca