This mapcard showing Prague, Czech Republic, I received for a Postcrossing Round Robin. Prague is said to be one of the most beautiful cities of the world. Unfortunately I never made it there, so far. One place on my "to visit" list.
The Cathedral of Santiago de Compostela in Spain, the final point of the famous Way of St. James, a route of pilgimage which originated in the 9th century. Inside is the shrine of Saint James the Great.
This beautiful card was sent by my friend Dieter.
This stunning postcard I found during our trip to Hamburg. I just love the colours!! The card shows UNESCO World Heritage Site Speicherstadt in Hamburg. Literally translated it means "City of Warehouses". The district was built as a freezone, so no taxes and customs had to be paid.
This card I sent home from a trip to the Harz region. It shows the locomotive 99 7238-1 of the Harz Narrow Gauge railway. It runs all the way up to the Brocken, the highest peak in the Harz mountain range.
This mulitview of Bad Driburg will go directly to my German Spa Town Collection. It was sent as an official Postcrossing card by Jo. The town is located in North Rhine Westphalia and is famous for its saline-ferruginous springs which were discovered in 766.
My parents sent me this postcard showing one of the most famous French landmarks. The Mont Saint-Michel is part of the UNESCO World Heritage List. Its location is unique, just a few hundered meters away from the coast, accessible on food during low tide, an island during high tide.
I received this card as a surprise from Dieter and Monika Pech who visited Wartburg Castle. It is located near Eisenach in the German federal state of Thuringia. The medieval castle was the home of Elisabeth of Hungary and here Martin Luther translated the New Testament into German. 1999 it was added to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Wonderful new addition to my US map card collection. This one shows New York State and lots of beautiful images of this state including UNESCO World Heritage Site Statue of Liberty. I received this card as an official Postcrossing card sent by Samantha.
Maastricht is considered to be a highlight of Dutch Baroque Architecture. It has a very imposting double staircase leading to the entrance.
I sent this card myself when visiting the city.
The Paddle Wheel Steamer "Louisiana Star" was built in 1999 and can carry 500 passengers. You can see this beauty in action in the Hamburg harbour, Germany. I sent this card to myself for my collection.
Great new addition for my Royals collection. Rikka sent me this card showing the Crownprince of Denmark and his Australian born wife Mary. The card was for the Favourites Tag on Postcrossing.