Monday, April 27, 2015

TR-O14

The famous Hagia Sophia (Ayasofya) in the historical Istanbul. Formerly, an Orthodox church, it became a mosque under the Ottoman Empire. This place is located in the Archaeological Park, one of four areas of the UNESCO World Heritage Site, "Historic Areas of Istanbul." This card was sent while travelling to Istanbul.
















A 2,50 Turkish Lira EUROPA stamp on musical instrument was used. It was sent from Beyazıt, Istanbul on 9.6.2014.



Sunday, April 26, 2015

CN-P250

A greeting lottery postcard issued by the Transport & Logistic Department of Shangyu (上虞). This card shows the bird-eye view of the third ringroad bridge over E River (飞架娥江的三环大桥鸟瞰). The ID no. is 12-330600-13-1381-000. Thanks













A 3 Yuan painting and a 80 Fen ship personalized stamps were added on this card with an imprint of 80 Fen greeting stamp. They were cancelled at Zhejiang Shangyu fengfa 2 (浙江 上虞 封发 2) on 6.6.2014.



Saturday, April 25, 2015

ES-P38

A postcard from Palos de la Frontera, a town in Huelva and famous for being the place from which Columbus set sail in 1492. This card shows the Muelle de las Carabelas (Wharf of the Caravels), with the replica ships for the museum for discovery of America. Thanks Lino again.

















A 0,62€ energy and a 0,28€ king definitive stamps were used. There were cancelled at CTA Sevilla on 8.5.2014.



Friday, April 24, 2015

ES-P37

A postcard on Ermita de El Rocío (Hermitage of El Rocío) in Almonte, Huelva. The smaller picture shows the Virgen del Rocío, small carved wooden statue of the Virgin and Child. This place draws million of pilgrims every year. Thanks Lino.
















A 0,62€ energy and a 0,28€ king definitive stamps were used. There were cancelled at CTA Sevilla on 8.5.2014.



Thursday, April 23, 2015

US-P54

A postcard from South Carolina showing the peach and the peach pie. On the back, there is a recipe for making this pie. Thanks the Randalls.
















A Global forever stamp showing North America was used. It was cancelled at Central MA015 on 30.4.2014.



Wednesday, April 22, 2015

LK-P8

A card with the theme "bliss" by showing a lady in a pool of flower. This postcard was issued by the post for World Tourism Day. Thanks Mikram.





















A Rs15.00 stamp having similar design of this postcard was used. Another Rs10.00 M.J.C. Fernando stamp was added. Both were cancelled by post office in General Hospital on 22.4(?).2014.



Tuesday, April 21, 2015

CN-P249

A postal card on Ancient Longzhong, Hubei (湖北古隆中). It was said that this place is where Zhuge Liang of the Three Kingdom lived. It is a national key scenic area now. This card shows a paifang (牌坊) or arch of this historical place. The ID no. is YP16(10-8)1994(B). Thanks JackXu.















A 80 Fen flower personalized stamp was used to uprate this postal card with a 2.30 Yuan stamp same design as this card. It was sent at Hubei Huanggang Yiaihu (2) (湖北 黄冈 遗爱湖(2)) on 10.5.2014. It was stamped once on the imprint stamp but leaving the other stamp uncancelled.



Monday, April 20, 2015

TW-P38

A card on Tamsui (淡水) in New Taipei City (新北市) with two fishing boats. This town is more famous as a place to view sunset in Taipei. Thanks Jessie.
















A NT$10 bird stamp was used. It was neatly cancelled at Muzha (木柵) on 19.5.2014.



Sunday, April 19, 2015

TW-P37

A card on the remains of the Thirteen Levels (十三層遺址), Shuinandong (水湳洞), New Taipei City (新北市). This is the remains of mining activities in Jinguashi (金瓜石), a town notable for its historic gold and copper mines. Thanks Miss Yang.

















A NT$10 stamp on Ancient Chinese drawing was used. It was cancelled at Pingdong (屏東) on 12.5.2014(?). This cancellation only partially stamped.



Saturday, April 18, 2015

CN-P248

A pictorial postcard on Gude Temple (古德寺) in Wuhan, Hubei Province (湖北武汉). A historical Buddhist temple with its architecture influenced by the Ananda Temple in Bagan, Myanmar. Thanks Rosa.














A 4.20 Yuan bird definitive stamp and a 150 Fen scenery stamp (1998-16, 3-3) were used. They were cancelled by a single postmark of Wuhan Wuluolu 2 (武汉 珞路 2) on 8.4.2014.