Monday, March 31, 2008

Belarus 01

Iryna sent me this postcard from Minsk, Belarus on 20 March 2008. The postcard shows the city view of Minsk. Iryna lives in Minsk. The city of Minsk was founded in 1067, and now it has a population of 2 million people.

India 02

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

India 01

I received this postcard from Suchi...... The postcard shows the president's house.... according to Suchi. Date: 30 January 2008.

Friday, March 14, 2008

Philippines 01

I received this postcard of the Philippines quite some time ago. Kinsten sent me this nice postcard from Baliuag, Bulancan. Showing in the postcard is jeepney of the Philippines. Date: 18 June 1997.

China 01

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

USA 04

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

Venezuela 01

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

Sweden 01

I received this postcard from Bo in 2000. The postcard show the Oerebro Castle in Sweden. The castle was built in the early of 13th century.

St. Lucia 01

I was excited when I received this postcard from Castries sent by James. Castries is the capital city of St. Lucia. The poctcard shows the panoramic view of Castries. Date: 18 February 2008.

British Virgin Islands 01

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.

Monday, March 3, 2008

Canada 02

I received this postcard from Glenn who lives in Calgary, Canada. The postcard shows the Galgary Stampede which is held annual in July....... the chuckwagon racing signifies the peak of the event. Date: January 2008.

Thailand 03

I went to Bangkok, Thailand for holiday....... found this nice postcard in a shop....... bought it down dan posted it to home country Malaysia on 22 July 2003. The colour of this postcard is striking......

Ireland 01

Albert went to Ireland for holiday, and he posted to me this nice landcape postcard of Ireland on 17 September 1997.

France 02

The Arc de Triomphe is one of the most famous monuments in Paris. It was built in 1806. The momument stands 51m height and 45m width. The postcard was postmarked on 12 October 1998.