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Saturday, 31 August 2013

Finland Birds

A couple of blackbirds

Always nice to see Bird cards.
I received this card via anyone can give me this exact card I will be delighted.

Friday, 30 August 2013

Canada Bridgewater and Sustainability

A good card theme

As always cards can have a positive impact on our lives.So we should encourage the growth of postcards.

Thursday, 29 August 2013

Belarus Lake View

Really a marvellous lake view with a castle in the background.
If there is a person able to get me this card let me know.

Wednesday, 28 August 2013

Belarus Novopolotsk

A serious view

I received this card some time back.Anyone from Belarus who can give me more copies of this card is welcome.

Navapolatsk (BelarusianНаваполацкRussianНовополоцкNovopolotsk, lit. New Polatsk) is a city in Vitsebsk ProvinceBelarus, with a population (2008 estimate) of 107,458. Founded in 1958,[2] it is located close to the city of Polatsk and the name literally means "New Polatsk".

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The history of Novopolotsk( Navapolatsk) dates back to the year of 1958, when a large number of enthusiasts, workers and builders, seeking new experiences and romantic feelings came here to establish a new town. There was reason for that: a big oil refinery plant was to be set up. When new factories were being built, they were placed far enough away from Polatsk so that the radiation and dangerous gases would not reach the city. However, it was later decided that it would be acceptable to build a few buildings closer to the factories for the workers to live in. With them came a hospital, a fire station, and a school. A few more buildings were built and the city of Navapolatsk was born. The population grew over the years, even though it was located dangerously close to several factories - an ecological problem - including the well-known Polymir.
The city now has 15 secondary schools, many kindergartens and the Polotsk State University.

Monday, 26 August 2013

Belgium Mushroom

Another of those marvellous cards that I received from Belgium.
I wonder if I can get another copy of this card.

Sunday, 25 August 2013

Christchurch Trams

A view of the trams

Vehicles show the progress of society.Any card showing vehicles is welcome.

Saturday, 24 August 2013

Thailand Barges

A view of the Thai Barges

Now and then I get cards from Thailand.I wish I can get a regular supply esp  unused cards.Anyone wants to trade Thai Cards with  me?

Friday, 23 August 2013

Netherlands Good Luck

A Single bee on a Single flower

Veel  Geluk means good luck.

Thank you Laura for this postcard.

Does this card look creative?I am looking for such cards.I can trade cards with you

Thursday, 22 August 2013

German Fish Art

A view of playful fish

I received this card  from my regular friend from Germany

Monday, 19 August 2013

Douro Valley Cards

A twin beauty of cards

I have a good friend in the Douro Valley Region.He sends me lovely cards.

Sunday, 18 August 2013

Dortmund Stadium

A view of the stadium

As I have access to DW TV and Euronews, I often hear and see much of Dortmund Football club.Now I received one postcard.
Let me see if I can get more items from Dortmund.Meanwhile let us wish them luck on their progress.

Saturday, 17 August 2013

Egypt Rulers

Thank you Rainer for this card.

This was a nice card from German friend  who worked there for a short time.Now we know Egypt is not a place for long term stay.

Friday, 16 August 2013

Dutch Windmills

A scene of a Windmill.

Thank you Anke for this card

This is a nice card.I hope I can get more of this card.
If anyone can give me new unused cards let me know.You will get new cards too.

Thursday, 15 August 2013

Sovatskay Street

An excellent view card

Thank you Lida

The words on the back read Millionnaya street ,The Public Garden,The Drama Theatre

Wednesday, 14 August 2013

A German Tabby

A thoughtful view.

Thank you Petra for this card

As I have a Tabby cat, I know how much these cats are worth.If you have them on friendly terms they are angels.They have their funny side too.
I was delighted to get this Tabby Card from Germany.
People from other regions, come on send me your cards and I will show them to the world.

Monday, 12 August 2013

A Door and a Window

A  close up view of the house 

Thank you Anke

This is a remarkable day.I have received two cards from Germany , this one also is a private swap.

Pilsumer Lighthouse

A card from my new Friend.

Thank you so much...Ute.
This card came via letter/postcard swap.

The Pilsumer Lighthouse is a lighthouse on the North Sea near the dike to the community Krummhoern belonging resortPilsum . The tower is one of the most famous landmarks of East Friesland .

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The lighthouse was built in 1883 in the framework of the German-Dutch project lighting the sub-Ems as one of five Leitfeuernplanned and completed in 1890. [1] On 1 October 1891 were all five lighthouses are placed together in service. Each of the five leading light was for a specified section of the ship track between the North Sea and Emden responsible. [2] [3] The Pilsumer lighthouse was for about five kilometers long and 600 meters wide section of the driving route between Borkumresponsible and Emden. The other lighthouses within the transnational project were

The lighthouse served until June 1915 for the lighting of the Emshörnrinne . Then it was because of the First World War,decommissioned at enemy ships to give no indication of the fairway. In October 1919 was the final decommissioning because the fairway was amended by sand deposits. Following closure of the tower was used for different purposes and by changing owners. Its structural condition deteriorated steadily [5] and in the autumn of 1972 it was even a tear after. [6]
Instead of demolition took place in the spring of 1973 an elaborate renovation of the lighthouse, as a result, he also received the now well-known red-yellow-red paint for the first time. [7]
Since 1998, the lighthouse is owned by the dike Eight Krummhoern that since cares about the preservation of the lighthouse.
The tower was especially popular by the movie Otto - Der Außerfriesische of comedian Otto Waalkes . In the film, Otto lighthouse serves as a home. Furthermore, the tower comes in the 2003 episode broadcast storm sun and the television series crime scene with Maria Furtwängler before Commissioner Charlotte Lindholm. The episode takes place in the fictionalNordersiel (than neighboring Greetsiel recognizable).

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