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#922 Postcard from Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

A postcard from Sri Lanka, sent by Dr. M. J. M. Mikram.

2013-08-25 Sri Lanka a

The postcard features the Yala National Park.

2013-08-25 Sri Lanka b

At the back, Mikram affixed one stamp that commemorates RISGO Centennial 2013 in Kandy. Thanks a lot Mikram!

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#841 Cover and Postcards from Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

A surprise cover from Sri Lanka, sent by Dr. M.J.M. Mikram!

2013-07-10 Sri Lanka a

On the cover, Mikram affixed four stamps featuring animals at Horton Plains National Park. The postmark date is 25 June 2013.

2013-07-10 Sri Lanka b

Inside there are two postcards. This one shows three waterfalls in Sri Lanka: Diyaluma Falls, St. Clair’s Falls, and Ravana Falls.

2013-07-10 Sri Lanka c

This postcard shows a beautiful beach scenery at Beruwala. Thank you very much Mikram!

 

#708 Cover and Postcard from Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

A cover from Sri Lanka, sent by Gayanth Karunarathne.

2013-04-05 Sri Lanka (1)

On the cover, Gayanth affixed three zodiac stamps. There are also some maple leaf shaped color papers on the cover! The postmark date is 10 February 2013 and the location is Piliyandala.

2013-04-05 Sri Lanka (2)

Inside is a postcard that shows the Naga King image on guardstone near Thuparama Dagaba in the city of Anuradhapura, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Thanks a lot Gayanth!

#706 Cover from Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

A surprise cover from Sri Lanka, sent by Aileen Chang of Malaysia!!!

2013-04-03 Sri Lanka (1)

It’s a pink cover full of Sri Lankan stamps! The postmark date is 12 January 2013 and the location is Lagamuwa.

2013-04-03 Sri Lanka (2)

Inside is a nice Chinese New Year greeting card. Aileen translated each word on the card for me.

2013-04 (Apr)

Aileen also sent a hóngbāo for Maryam – inside are two sheets of stickers. Thanks a lot Aileen for such a surprise!

#692 Cover and Postcard from Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka

A cover from Sri Lanka, sent by Gayanth Karunarathe.

2013-03-29 Sri Lanka (2)

It’s a blue cover with four zodiac stamps and four flower stamps. The postmark date is 11 February 2013 and it’s written Speed Post at Piliyandala.

2013-03-29 Sri Lanka (1)

Inside is a postcard showing an idol of Nagini in a temple in Anuradhapura, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. I am not comfortable with posting nude or semi-nude images of human in this blog so please forgive me for censoring the Nagini picture a little bit! Thanks a lot Gayanth!

#553 Cover and Postcard from Sri Lanka

My first cover from Sri Lanka! Thanks to Gayanth Karunarathne.

On the cover, Gayanth affixed a total of 10 stamps! There are four floral stamps, four zodiac stamps and two commemorative stamps on Buddhism and antinarcotic campaign. The postmark date is 10 November 2012 but the location is unclear – I am only able to read ‘Speed Post’ on the postmark.

Inside is a postcard that shows leaf nose lizard from Sri Lanka. Thanks a lot Gayanth!

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