Friday, 17 July 2009

한강의 Han River, Seoul, South Korea

오모나 another Korean postcard!!!
this time its of the Han river at night...I have one during the day already~^^
the title of the card is 한강의 [Han River] 야경 [Night View]...A nightview of the Han river.
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Two from Baltimore, USA

Here are two from Baltimore, one a private swap and another sent by my friend who went on a University tour(she's going into John Hopkins !!!)

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Munich, Germany

I have a few from Germany now ~ and as you know "Schönes München" means "Beautiful/Pretty Munich"
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another one from Portugal~ I really must visit.
Porto is where they make Port...which is awsome to bake with =P
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Here are two cards from Flensburg which is a city/town close to Germany's border with Denmark..i have yet to get a card from there...
anyways the title on one of the cards Schönes Flensburg translates to "Beautiful Flensburg"...which it is.
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Thursday, 16 July 2009

Qajar Era,Tehran,Iran

This is another first, this time from Iran. It shows one of the city gates into the city,Qajar Era. Its really pretty with the motifs on the building and all...I didn't think it snowed in Iran!
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Jerusalem, Israel

My first from Israel, showing Jerusalem,the Old city. I'm really happy for this swap, cause it was my first from the country, and cause the card is so nice.
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Julian Alps, Slovenia

This is a beautiful morning shot of the Julian Alps(Julijske Alpe) in Slovenia.
They stretch from Eastern Italy to Slovenia and their highest point is 2864 km at Triglan(the highest mountain of the range)
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한라산의 철쭉꽃 The Royal Azalea Blossom Of Hallasan,Jeju Island, Korea

I am loving this card sooo much! Seriously I'm like a sucker for Korean and Japanese postcards.
And this card is super special because it's from Jeju, an island to the south of Korea and one of the locations for the Korean version of Hana Yori Dango (Boys Over Flowers)^-^
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Rice Terraces,Batad,Philippines

This card I recieved way back in April...(I have a massive back log of cards to be scanned and upped)
It shows rice terraces that were made 200o years ago by the Ifugaos(sp?), with simple tools.
Jane Betito sent this to me as a private swap and I would love to swap again=]=]
I really love the colours of the greenery in the card, and the shape of the terraces, even though they are quite old.(UNESCO site)
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Monday, 13 July 2009


Pretty with the lights no?
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Kaj Stenvall "An Individual" and "The Laws Of Drama"

Ahh, my second and third cards form this artist. Pretty popular.

Igreja Matriz,Resende,Brazil

Another card form Brazil, must be my third I think.
Anyways it shows a church (igreja in portugese) in Resende, where the sender lives...don't you just love hometown cards=D
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this is a cute one^^
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=]=]=] Another card from Italy, showing the city of Genova. Whats interesting is that I have one of Taranto(in Italy) that is quite similar to this card, so they look nice together in my collection
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Gittidas Plateau,Kaghan Valley,Pakistan

Another first! This time from Pakistan.
(I actually got this a while back, but I just recently scanned it and I'm trying to upload a few before I go on holiday)
Its a really lovely shot, especially how it pans out from the water and up to the mountains.
Thanks to Faisal Cheema =]=]=]
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This is my first postcard from Bulgaria=]=]=]
There are a few Bulgarians in my highschool and from what I've heard its a cool place to visit,and from what I've seen of the card a really nice place to visit.
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Midsland-Noord,Terschelling, The Netherlands

This is a watercolour painting of a small island in the Netherlands, where the sender of the card lives. I do art and watercolour is one of my favourite type of paints to work with...though the work I do is never as good as this=p
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