Friday, December 30, 2016

MM-P3

A card from Bagan (ပုဂံ) showing ox caravan near a stupa in the Bagan Archaeological Zone. This city was once the capital city of the Kingdom of Pagan. Thanks Jobbo.



















A K500 stamp on building was used. There were two postmarks; one with entire Myanmar language and another partially. It was sent on 3.12.2016.




Saturday, December 24, 2016

LK-P18

A view card on Beacuse Waterfall, Horton Plains. It is one of many waterfalls found in Horton Plains National Park (හෝර්ටන් තැන්න ජාතික වනෝද්‍යානය), located in the central highlands of Sri Lanka. This national park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, listed under the name "Horton Plains National Park." Thanks Mikram
























Two stamps issued for World Post Day with different denominations were used; a Rs15.00 clipper and Rs10.00 coach. They were cancelled at Colombo General Hospital on 3(?).12.2016.



Thursday, December 22, 2016

KR-P6

A postcard on Jeonju Hanok Village (전주한옥마을). Located in Jeonju (전주시), this village is concentrated with various Korean traditional  houses. Thanks Yi-Hsuan.

















This card was sent using the printed postage label; it was printed at post office of Jeonnam Univ. on 16.11.2016. The postage for postcard by air is ₩400.



Tuesday, December 20, 2016

NP-P1

A view card from Nepal showing the Patan Durhar Square. This Square is located at the center of Latlipur. It is one of the three Durbar Square in Kathmandu Valley. This place is listed with other heritage sites as UNESCO World Heritage Sites under the name "Kathmandu Valley." Thanks feryal for sending this card while traveling.





















A Rs 35 stamp on the internal view of Gaddi Baithak, Hanumandhoka. It was cancelled at General Post Office with GPO in the center of this postmark. On the bottom is not readable. Strangely, no date on this postmark.


Sunday, December 18, 2016

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A card on the Statue of Liberty. Located on a 12 acre Liberty Island in the New York Harbor, New York. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, listed under the name "Statue of Liberty." Thanks thisreallife.


















Three different NVI stamps were used; two "forever" stamps showing a decorative star and national park scenery and an "additional ounce" penguin stamp. They were cancelled at Rochester on 14 Nov(?) 2016.



Friday, December 16, 2016

MY-O16

Another card sent during the trip, it is a card showing the native people of the Sarawak, the Iban people. Iban people form one of the major ethnic group in Sarawak.


















A stripe pf three 10 sen agro-based definitive is used. They were cancelled with three postmarks on 18.11.2016. However, they were not clear. The postmark should be "PPM Kuc(hing Airp)ort, Sarawak-MY."


Wednesday, December 14, 2016

MY-O15

A view card on Kuching Waterfront. It is situated in Main Bazaar, along Jalan Tunku Abdul Rahman. The river shown is the Sarawak River and this place is on the southern bank of this river. This card was sent during a trip to Sarawak.

















A stripe of three 10 sen agro-based definitive is used. They were cancelled with 5-wavy lines machine postmark of Kuching on 18.11.2016.


Wednesday, November 30, 2016

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A German postcard using Austrian scenery as design. This mountain view was part of the Karwendel, a mountain range shared by Austria and Germany. Specifically, the peaks shown are Lamsenspitze and Schafkarspitze. Thanks housewife.





















A 70 cents stamp on mineral and a 20 cents flower definitive stamp were used. They were cancelled at Schönaich 71101 on 8.10.2016.



Monday, November 28, 2016

NL-P28

A scenery postcard on Amsterdam with one of its many canals as design. Thanks Jobbo for sending this card while in hurrying catching train.

















A NVI stamp for international destination was used to ssend this postcard. It was cancelled by a machine postmark of Amsterdam on 26.10.2016.



Saturday, November 26, 2016

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A postcard showing one of the scenery in Jiuzhaigou (九寨沟), a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Sichuan Province listed as "Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area". This is a scene taken at Huohuahai (火花海), a lake in between Shuanglonghai (双龙海) and Wolonghai (卧龙海). Thanks ice tomato.

















A 1.50 Yuan stamp on jade (2016-17. 3-3) was used together with a 30 Fen environmental definitive and a 1.20 Yuan personalized greetings stamp. They were cancelled at Jiangsu Suzhou Baitaxilu 3 (江苏 苏州 白塔西路3) on 22.10.2016.