Monday, March 31, 2008
Suchi sent me this beautiful postcard of Taj Mahal from India (March 2008)....... Taj Mahal is a mausoleum located at Agra. This magnificent structure was constructed by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his favourite wife Mumtaz Mahal. The Taj Mahal was listed under UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1983.
Monday, March 24, 2008
Friday, March 14, 2008
Igor went to Shanghai, China recently. He sent me this nice postcard from Shanghai. I couldn't recognise the structure in the postcard, and there is limited information on the postcard about the structure.... only the description "Wu Men" (literally translated as Noon Door/Gate) is given at the bottom right corner of the postcard. Date: 2 March 2008.
Thursday, March 6, 2008
This postcard is from Arizona, USA, and postmarked on 29 August 2000. Showing in the postcard is Saguaro National Park. The park was established as Saguaro National Monument on 1 March 1933, and later changed to Saguaro National Park on 14 October 1994. The park gets its name from saguaro cactus which is native to this region. The park is a paradise for many cactus species.
Wednesday, March 5, 2008
I was totally delighted to receive a postcard from Venezuela. Yes, Daniel sent me this nice postcard from Venezuela. The postcard shows Autana mountain. Autana a spectacular tabletop mountain stands at 1300m above the forest floor of Amazon in Venezuela. Date: 24 January 2008.
Tuesday, March 4, 2008
I was delighted to receive this postcard from the British Virgin Islands which was sent by James from Tortola, British Virgin Islands. The postcard shows the Long Bay, one of the most beautiful beaches on Tortola. Date: 15 February 2008.