Sunday, October 26, 2014


A postcard on West Lake (西湖), listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site, "West Lake Cultural Landscape of Hangzhou." The pagoda at the background is Baochu Pagoda (保俶塔), which is located just north of the lake on top of Precious Stone Hill (宝石山). Thanks yamajia.

Two 150 Fen stamps were used; one on Outlaws of the Marsh (1997-21, 4-4) and the other (1998-18, 4-4). They were cancelled with a postmark of Hangzhou Guanyinqiao (Tongqu) 1 or "杭州 观音桥(筒取)1" on 27.1.2013.

Saturday, October 25, 2014


A postcard showing some of the Russian banknotes, Russian ruble (рубли rubli). These are the seventh series and also contemporary bank notes. Thanks Ave.

Three stamps were used; a 15p. painting, a 7p. Ka-226 helicopter and a 2.50p. sturgeons. They were cancelled at Москва (Moscow) on 10.1.2013.

Friday, October 24, 2014


A multiview postcard from Franconia (Franken) with some of its typical things and landmarks. These pictures include Kitzingen, Gerotzhofen, Ochsenfurt, Volkach, Iphofen, Würzburg (Marienberg Fortress or Festung Marienberg), Sommerhausen, Weinlese and Weinprobe. Thanks Mausbaer47.

A 55 cents farmland and a 20 cents flower definitive stamp were used. They were cancelled at Briefzentrum 96 (Bamberg) on 31.1.2013.

Thursday, October 23, 2014


A postcard on the famous landmark in Moscow, Saint Basil's Cathedral (Собор Василия Блаженного). It is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site known as "Kremlin and Red Square, Moscow." Thanks kosha.

Several definitive stamps were used; two 10p. kremlin stamps, a 4p. kremlin stamp and a 0.30p. fox stamp. They were cancelled at Москва (Moscow) 119571 on 16.1.2013.

Wednesday, October 22, 2014


A swampy view of the Chicot State Park in Louisiana. It is located near Ville Platte. Thanks alabama-ranger.

Several stamps were used; two "forever" stamps on Louisiana and Utah, a 1 cents cat, 4 cents chair and a 10 cents clock. They were cancelled on 14.1.2013 and the place name is not clear, something starts with "Shre...".

Tuesday, October 21, 2014


Another postcard sent while traveling. This is a multiview postcard on Banteay Srei (ប្រាសាទបន្ទាយស្រី). Built with red sandstone, this Angkorian temple is located faraway from main groups of temples. Along with other Angkorian temples, it is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Angkor.

A 3000R forest stamp were used. This card was sent on the last day at Siem Reap, 9.1.2013, at hotel's post box. It was cancelled on the next day with one postmark from Siem Reap, Angkor - សៀមរាប, អង្គរ. Normally, there were two postmarks. Interestingly, a postmark from Pusat Mel Kuantan M2 was cancelled here on 4.2.2013.

Monday, October 20, 2014


A sunset view of vedette at Senglea (L-isla), overlooking Valletta, the capital city on the opposite side of the Grand Harbor. Senglea is a fortified city when this type of vedette or fortified outpost played important roles in defending. Thanks Baldacchino.

A €0.63 painting stamp was used. It was cancelled at MaltaPost p.l.c. on 22.1.2013.

Sunday, October 19, 2014


A postcard on San Sebastián Church or Basilica of San Sebastián in Manila. It is a neo-Gothic architecture style building in the Philippines. Thanks ritz.

Several marine life definitive stamps were used; a ₱5 butterflyfish and four ₱2 cone shell. They were cancelled on 17.1.2013 at an unknown place.

Saturday, October 18, 2014


A postcard on snow-covered Boston Public Garden. This garden along with Boston Common forms the northern terminus of the Emerald Necklace, a long string of parks. It features an irregular shaped lagoon. Thanks liulangjianke.

Three "forever" stamps on freedom were used. They were cancelled at Boston MA 02? on 15.1.2013.

Friday, October 17, 2014


A postcard on a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Aachen Cathedral (Dom zu Aachen). The throne of Charlemagne inside the cathedral is shown on the bottom right. This cathedral is located in Aachen (Aken or Aix-la-Chapelle), a border town near the Netherlands and Belgium. Thanks steftan07.

This card was sent from Belgium. A 1st class stamp for world were used. It was cancelled at Antwerpen X on 14.1.2013