Tuesday, 29 October 2013

Laos



Laos 1979 Butterflies ~ Aporia hipia ~ Euthalia irrubescens ~ Japonica lutea ~ Pratapa ctesia ~Kallina inachus ~ Ixias pyrene ~ Parantica sita

Nicaragua


Nicaragua 1988 Insects ~ Gymnetosoma stellata ~ Euphoria lineoligera ~ Euphoria candezei ~ Sulcophanaeus chryseicollis ~ Chrysina macropus ~ Plusiotis victoriana ~ Ceratotrupes bolivari

Monday, 28 October 2013

United Arab Emirates


                    United Arab Emirates 1980, Dessert Flowers

Japan

                                 Japanese Flower Series 1961

Canada

Ville De Quebec postcard with Canadian Flower stamps, posted on October 4, 2013, by my friend Danielle from Quebec City, Canada


Taiwan

Taiwan flower cover, posted on October 15, 2013 by my friend George Wu from Taipei, R.O.China

Canada

Canadian cover with various stamps, posted on October 4, 2013, by my friend Danielle from Quebec City, Canada.

Germany


German "800 Jahre Land Anhalt" cover, posted on October 7, 2013, by my friend Erhard Molbitz from Postdam, Germany

Germany

Ischtar-Tor or the Ishtar Gate was the eight gate to the inner city of Babylon. It was constructed in about 575 BC by order of King Nebuchadnezzar II on the north side of the city.
A reconstruction of the Ishtar Gate and Processional Way was built at the Pergamon Museum in Berlin out of material excavated by Robert Koldewey and finished in the 1930s

This Ishtar-Tor postcard,  posted on October 7, 2013, by my friend Erhard Molbitz from Postdam, Germany

China

China 2013-24 "Nanhua Temple" cover, posted on September 14, 2013, by my friend Wei Xu  from Suzhou City, P.R.China

Taiwan

Taiwan "Flower" and "Owl" cover, posted on October 15, 2013 from Taipei, R.O.China

Saturday, 26 October 2013

Japan

                                      Japan 1970 "Expo 70"

Singapore

  Singapore 1999, Singapore - Hong kong, China, Joint Stamp Issue

Hong Kong

 Hong Kong 1999, Hong Kong, China ~ Singapore Joint Stamp Issue

India

                     India 2011, Legendary Heroines of India

Singapore

           Singapore 1984, 25 Years of Nation Building 1959 - 1984

Australia

                Australia 2001, Centenary of Federation 1901 - 2001

Thursday, 24 October 2013

China


China 1994-18 ~ The Three Gorges of the Yangtze River is a collective name of Qutang, Wuxia, and Xiling gorges. The Yangtze is the longest river in China. As the longest canyons in the world, the three gorges are of the upper reaches of the river and boast their precipitous and beautiful scenes on both sides and rich water power resources.

China



China 1994-12, Wulingyuan State Forest Park ~ Located in the northwestern part of Hunan Province, Wulingyuan consists of Zhangjiajie, Suoxiyu, Tianzishan and Yangjiajie scenic spots. It became China's first national forest park in 1882 and was listed as the Worlds Natural Heritage.

China

China 1996-4, The Centenary Birthday of Post of China ~The modern Chinese postal service was a business communications organization run by the State to serve people in 1866, the Customs was entrusted to concurrently handle the postal business, and in 1878, it was empowered to run the postal service on trial basis. Finally in 1896, the country's postal service was formally launched.

China

China 1999-18 ~ Macao's Return to Motherland ~ On December 20, 1999, the Peoples Republic of China resumed the exercise of sovereignty over Macao, marking an end of Macao's long history of separation from the motherland, and washing away the humiliation that the Chinese people had suffered for over four centuries. This was another big event for the Chinese people after Hong Kong's return. Macao will enjoy greater stability and development in the new century under the guidance of the policy of "one country two systems"

China

China 1997-10 ~ The Return of Hong Kong to Her Motherland ~ On July 1, 1997, with the conclusion of the handover ceremony between the Chinese and British governments and the announcement of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the long-awaited dream of the Chinese nation and the long-cherished wish of generations for Hong Kong's return is fulfilled, it continues.