Great contribution to my Military collection, sent by Rod Eime for the WiP Military Swap
A wonderful view of Hector Lake and Wapta Icefield in the Banff National Park in Canada. It was the first National Park in Canada, established in 1885 and declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1984.
This awesome card was sent by Julie Elliot for the WiP National Park Swap
The Palace of the Parliament in Bucharest, Romania, contains both chambers of parliament. It is the world's largest civilian building with an administrative function. Construction took from 1984 till 1997 and was designed by the then 28 year old Anca Petrescu who led a group of about 700 architects.
This great card was sent by Raluca Marila for the WiP May Lottery.
Great postcard showing a Tonto Apache woman clothed for a special occasion. Apache women liked calico and frequently wore dresses and blouses made from this fabric. The feathers in her hair are from an eagle of hawk.
This card I received from Donna Rabinobich for the WiP January General Swap.
For 800 years the Stone Bridge was the only bridge across the Danube connecting the old town of Regensburg with Stadtamhof.
This beautiful card was sent by Ingrid Passarello for the WiP Bridge Swap.
My parents sent me this beautiful postcard of Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church in Berlin. It is nicknamed the "Hollow Tooth". The original church was built in the 1890ies but badly damaged in a WW II bombing raid in 1943. A new church was built after the war but the tower of the destroyed original church was retained and turned into a memorial building.
William Frederick Cody, born 26. Feb. 1846 in Iowa. He was a pony express rider, a bison hunter, served in the US Army during the Indian Wars, then became a scout for the army and finally founded his company Buffalo Bill Wild West, performing shows throught the USA and later even Europe, telling about life as a cowboy.
Great addition to my People Collection, thanks to Rose Davenport who sent it to me as part of the WiP February General Swap.
A wonderful surprise coming from my dear friends Simone and Patrick Klein from their trip to the Galapagos Islands. The card shows blue-footed boobies. Half of the species finds its breeding grounds on the Galapagos Islands.
As always an extraordinary postcard from Rod Eime. This time it shows an engraving by John Savage of Prince Giolo. He was the son of the chief of the island of Moangis, which is located near the Philippine island of Mindanao.
A really beautiful postcard showing Sand Island Lighthouse. It is located on Apostle Islands, Lake Superior. It was built in 1881 in norman gothic steeple style.
The card was sent by Susan Pierce for the WiP March General Swap.
Beautiful Colorado scenery with Mt. Elbert in the background. With 4.401 m Mt. Elbert is the highest summit in the North American Rocky Mountains. It was named in honour of the Colorado statesman Samuel Hitt Elbert.
This card was sent by Susan Pierce for the WiP Lottery.
This card was sent by Romina Mislang for the WiP November General Swap. It is a great addtion to my military collection and shows cadets of the Philippine Military Academy in Fort Del Pilar.
A new lighthouse for my collection came from JustKatie for a Postcrossing Round Robin. The card shows Fisgard Lighthouse. It was built in 1860 and is a National Historic Site of Canada.