Lovely letters & postcards for Maryam

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Archive for the tag “UNESCO”

#930 Postcard from Nesebar, Bulgaria

Bulgaria

My first postcard from Bulgaria, this one is from Oksana for Vacation RR in postcrossing forum.

2013-08-27 Bulgaria a

The postcard shows a beautiful view of Nesebar, a UNESCO World Heritage Site on the coast of Black Sea.

2013-08-27 Bulgaria b

At the back, Oksana affixed one stamp. The postmark date is 31 July 2013. Thanks a lot Oksana!

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#924 Temple of Heaven Postcard from China

China

Another postcard from China, this one is from Chen Zhuo for fast favorites tag in postcrossing forum. Hence this postcard is on my favorites wall in postcrossing profile.

2013-08-25 China 9a

The postcard features the Temple of Heaven in Beijing, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

2013-08-25 China 9b

At the back, Chen affixed three postage stamps and two vignette stamps. The postmark date is 2 July 2013. Thanks a lot Chen!

#862 Postcard from China

China

A prepaid postcard from China, received through official postcrossing from Hua Ming Wang.

2013-07-26 China a

The postcard shows a view of Leifeng Pagoda and West Lake in Hangzhou, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

2013-07-26 China b

At the back, Hua Ming affixed a number of beautiful stamps in addition to the prepaid stamp on the postcard. The postmark date is 13 July 2013. Thanks a lot Hua Ming!

#858 Postcard from Macedonia

Macedonia

My first postcard from Macedonia! This one is received through official postcrossing from postcrosser Ana.

2013-07-21 Macedonia a

The postcard shows Lake Ohrid, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Macedonia.

2013-07-21 Macedonia b

At the back, Ana affixed two stamps. The postmark date is 10 July 2013. Thanks a lot Ana for sending me a postcard from my favorites wall in postcrossing!

#846 Cover and Postcard from Kazan, Russia

Russia          Russia-Tatarstan

A postcard from Kazan, Russia, received through official postcrossing from postcrosser Valeria Konova.

2013-07-14 Russia a

On the cover, Valeria affixed eight definitive stamps. The postmark date is 18 June 2013.

2013-07-14 Russia b

Inside is a beautiful postcard of Qolşärif Mosque in Kazan Kremlin, part of UNESCO World Heritage Site. Thanks a lot Valeria!

#837 Postcard from Solovetsky Islands, Russia

Russia          Russia-Arkhangelsk

Another postcard from Russia, this one is a RAS postcard sent by postcrosser Vadim Dmitriev from the Architecture and Landmark RR in postcrossing forum.

2013-07-10 Russia 2a

The postcard shows a picture of Solovestsky Monastery on Solovestsky Islands, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

2013-07-10 Russia 2b

At the back, Vadim affixed two commemorative stamps. The postmark date is 17 June 2013. Thanks a lot Vadim!

#821 Postcard from Loreley, Germany

Germany          Germany-Rhineland-Palatinate

A postcard from Loreley-Sankt Goarshausen, Germany, sent by postcrosser Lisa for Vacation RR in postcrossing forum.

2013-07-02 Germany a

The psotcard shows an aerial view of Loreley, a rock on the bank of he river Rhine near Sankt Goarshausen in Germany. Loreley is part of Upper Middle Rhine Valley which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The postcard also highlights the location of Katz Castle.

2013-07-02 Germany b

At the back, Lisa affixed one stamp. The postmark date is 25 June 2013. Thanks a lot Lisa!

#731 Postcard from Penang, Malaysia

Malaysia          Pulau Pinang

A postcard from Penang, sent by SL Liew.

2013-04-13 Penang (1)

The postcard shows pictures of street art in Georgetown, the state capital of Penang, Malaysia. There is a paragraph at the back of the postcard that explains these pictures.

2013-04-13 Penang (2)

This is the back of the postcard. Liew affixed one stamp from the National Unity series and one special cancel from the issues was applied. The postmark date is 26 March 2013 and the location is Pulau Pinang. Thanks a lot SL Liew!

#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!

#701 Cover from Japan with Maxicard from China and Postcards from South Korea

Japan

A cover from Japan, sent by Choi Jaewoo.

2013-04-01 Japan (1)

It’s a brown cover. Choi affixed one 110 Yen stamp and drawed a tree on the cover. The postmark date is 16 February 2013 and the location is Kusatshu Shiga, Japan. Choi sent several items in the cover – three postcards from South Korea and one maximum card from China. The three postcards from South Korea were issued in 2012 to commemorate diplomatic ties with other countries.

2013-04-01 Japan (4)

The first postcard was issued on 24 August 2012 to commemorate 20 years of friendship between South Korea and China.

2013-04-01 Japan (2)

The second postcard was issued on 24 September 2012 to mark the 5oth anniversary of diplomatic ties between South Korea and 15 countries in Latin America.

2013-04-01 Japan (3)

The third postcard was issued on 16 October 2012 to commemorate the 50th anniversary of diplomatic relations between South Korea and Saudi Arabia.

2013-04-01 Japan (5)

This is the maximum card from China. It features the Temple of Confucius in Qufu, Shandong Province, which is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The stamp depicts a portrait of Confucius. The postmark date is 28 September 2010. Thanks a lot Choi!

 

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