Dar Mlodziezy on postcard and matching stamp !!! The name of this Polish training ship means "The Gift of Youth". She was launched in November 1981 and went into service in July 1982. Her homeport is Gdynia.
This great postcard was sent by Ania for the Postcrossing Favourites Tag.
Beautiful view of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow, sent by Taja for the Postcrossing Favourites Tag.
It is the talles Orthodox Christian church in the world with a height of 103 meters. It is the second church built in this place, the first one was erected in the 19th century and it took 40 years to be completed. It was destroyed in 1931 during the Stalin rule. The new one, as seen on the postcard, was consecrated in August 2000.
The Bhuddist Kofuku-ji temple is one of the 8 historic monuments of ancient Nara, listed in the UNESCO World Heritage list. The temple was founded in 669 and used to be an important center for the Bhuddist religion.
This gorgeous card was sent by Noriko for the Postcrossing Favourites Tag.
Kiyomizu-dera is one of the most visited temples in Japan. It is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Historic Monuments of Ancient Kyoto. The temple was founded in 898, the present buildings, though, date back only till 1633. Interesting about the whole building is that there was not a single nail used in its creation. The card shows the main hall with the breathtaking verandah.
This awesome card was sent for the Postcrossing Favourites Tag.
Beautiful new addition to my Route 66 collection. One of my passions and it starts growing nicely :)
This one shows the whole route with the main cities along it.
I received this card from Denise (hickreenut) for the Postcrossing Favourites Tag.
Johnstown Castle is located in County Wexford, Ireland, and was constructed for the Grogan Morgan family in 1810-1855. It is surrounded by splendid gardens, a lake and awesome nature.
This awesome card was sent by Claudia Busse for the Postcrossing Favourites Tag.
What a stunningly beautiful building ! The Peles Castle was built in neo-rennaissance style in the Carpathian Mountains, near Sinaia, Romania. Construction started in 1873 and it was finally completed in 1914.
I received this card via the Postcrossing Favourites Tag sent by Anca.
Geronimo, "One who Yawns", was the famous leader of the Bedonhohe Apache. He was born in June 1829 and passed away on February 17, 1909 in Fort Sill, Oklahoma.
After an attack where Mexican soldiers killed his mother, wife and his three children, Geronimo joined numerous revenge raids on Mexicans, and later became war leader of his tribe. In 1886 he was forced to surrender to the US forces and became a prisoner of war.
I received this great card from Victoria for the Postcrossing Favourites Tag.
Maiko is an apprentice geisha in western Japan. They learn how to perfom songs, dances and playing the shamisen, a three stringed Japanese instrument. Once they complete their apprenticeship they become Geisha.
This beautiful card was sent by Noriko for the Postcrossing Favourites Tag
Epic card coming from Fumie (magenta) for the Postcrossing Favourites Tag.
It shows the Kumano Nachi Taisha, a sacred Shinto Shrine and the Nachi Falls, located in the Yoshino-Kumano National Park.
The Shrine is part of the UNESCO World Heritage Site Sacred Sites and Pilgrimage Routes in the Kii Mountain Range, incribed in 2004
Buda Castle was the home of the Hungarian kings. The first castle in this place was built in 1247-1265. The oldest parts of the present castle dates back to the 14th century. It was almost completely destroyed in World War II and later reconstructed.
Buda Castle as part of the city of Budapest was inscribed into the UNESCO World Heritage List in 1987.
This awesome postcard was sent by Edina (Apoletta) for a Postcrossing UNESCO Round Robin.
Petre Ispirescu was a Romanian editor, folklorist, printer and publicist. But most famous he became by collecting and recounting Romanian folk tales.
This card was sent by Raluca Marila for the WiP Famous Swap.
Absolutely stunning postcard of the Burj Khalifa in Dubai, the highest building in the world with 829.8 meters. Construction began in September 2004 and it was finally completed in October 2009. The official opening took place on January, 10 2010.
The card was sent by my friends Lissy and Theo Staar from their cruise.