Friday, October 30, 2015

Consul's castle, Sudak - Crimea

I got another postcard from Russia. The picture of this postcard shows Consul's castle at the city of Sudak in Crimea




Thanks to Ivan

Friday, October 23, 2015

Moscow

This postcard came from Moscow, Russia.

This is the view of the New Arbat St., the Hotel Ukraine and skycrapers Moscow city






Thanks to Olga

Thursday, October 22, 2015

Borobudur

Borobudur is the famous Buddhist temple at Magelang city, Central Java and one of UNESCO World Heritage.

Borobudur was built when Sailendra dynasty ruled and become one of the largest Buddhist Temple in the world.





Saturday, October 10, 2015

Chrysler & United Nations Building

This postcard came from New York with the view of Chrysler & United Nations Buildings




Thanks Daniel

Strasbourg

Strasbourg is the capital city of Alsace Region and official sites of European Parliament.

It is also famous for its beautiful historical center "The Grande Ile" which was classified entirely as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO



Thanks Sophie

Friday, October 09, 2015

Copenhagen

Copenhagen the capital city of Denmark and today it's became the cultural, economic and governmental center of Denmark.

Copenhagen also known as one of the most bicycle friendly city in the world.


This postcard view the Copenhagen landmark, such as:

(From top left) 
* The Memorial Anchor in Nyhavn (New Harbour) is commemorating the sailor in services for the Navy ; 
* Tivoli fountain at Tivoli Garden ; 
* Old Houses ;
The Royal Guard ; 
* Gefio Fountain ;
* The canal and entertainment district in Nyhavn ;
* The Little Mermaid ; and
* Restaurant at Tivoli Garden, the Nimb Brasserie




Nyhavn was constructed by King Christian V. There is a monument of the Memorial Anchor from 1872 in front of the entrance to canal and harbour area (the top left). This monument is to commemorating the Danish officers and sailors in service for the navy.

Tivoli is a famous amusement park and pleasure garden in Copenhagen.

Gefio Fountain is a large fountain in the harbour. It feature a large scale group of animal figure being driven by the legendary Norse Goddess, Gefjun.

The Little Mermaid is a famous fairy tale by Hans Christian Andersen, the Danish author.

Thanks to Rita





Tuesday, October 06, 2015

Usedom Island, Germany

Usedom Island is the 2nd largest island in Germany on the Baltic Sea.

This postcard shows us the beautiful of Usedom Island





Thanks Rainer

Monday, October 05, 2015

Old City Hall, Toronto

Toronto, the capital of the province of Ontario, was built in 1793

This postcard is showing Toronto's Old City Hall which was home to its city council from 1899 to 1966 and remains one of the city's most prominent structures.

At the corner of Queen and Bay Streets, east of the new City Hall in the center of downtown Toronto, the Old City Hall has a distinctive clock tower which can be seen the length of Bay Street from Front St. to Queen.





Saturday, October 03, 2015

Aland Island

This is Aland Islands, a region of Finland in Baltic Sea.

Aland is a big group of islands between Finland and Sweden and according to Eija it's a piece of paradise....



Thank to Eija (Telekia)


Friday, October 02, 2015

Blue Ridge Parkway, USA

In 1935 construction began on the 469 mile Blue Ridge Parkway, requiring the creation of 26 tunnels along this route.

An uninterrupted corridor along a north south axis, the parkway was completed in sections over the next 52 years and is now an internationally recognized design achievement.



Thanks Margaret


Thursday, October 01, 2015

The Neptune Fountain

The Neptune Fountain was built at 1891 in Berlin. The Neptune is in the center with 4 woman around him.




Thanks Ray