Thursday, 28 November 2013

Malaysia

          Malaysia 2008 "Unique Flowers", Epiphyllum oxypetahum

Papua New Guinea

            Dendrobium conanthum ~ Dendrobium pseudofricidium
                Dendrobium lawessi ~ Dendrobium ostrinoglossum

Japan


Thailand

                                            Thailand 2001

Indonesia

       Indonesia 1989, Rafflesia arnoldii ~ Amorphophallus titanum


Rafflesia arnoldii is a member of the genus Rafflesia. It is noted for producing the largest individual flower on earth. It has a very strong and horrible odor of decaying flesh, earning it the nickname "corpse flower". It is endemic to the rainforests of Borneo (Kalimantan) and Sumatra. Rafflesia arnoldii is one of the three national flowers in Indonesia, the other two being the White Jasmine and Moon Orchid.

Papua New Guinea

          Rhododendron christianae ~ Rhododendron superbum
             Rhododendron cruttwelli ~ Rhododendron zoelleri

Tuesday, 26 November 2013

Monday, 25 November 2013

Wednesday, 20 November 2013

Slovenia

Slovenian Bees Cover, posted on October 29, 2013 by my friend Slavica Radej from Novo Mesto to Jakarta.

China

China ~ Sweden Joint Stamp Issue, Table Tennis Cover, posted on October 16, 2013 by my friend Wei Xu from Suzhou City to Jakarta.

Germany

Heidelberg Bridge Panorama Cover, posted on October 15, 2013 by my friend Erhard Molbitz from Postdam to Jakarta.


Taiwan

Republic of China Cover, posted on October 31, 2013 by my friend George Wu from Taipei to Jakarta.

Tuesday, 19 November 2013

Malaysia

Malaysian Petronas Twin Towers (hologram) s/s, are twin skyscrapers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, they were the tallest buildings in the world from 1998 until 2004 until surpassed by Taipei 101, but they still remain as the tallest buildings in the world.

Thailand

Thailand 2012, Muang Sing Historical Park ~ Si Thep Historical Park

Thailand

Thailand 2013 World Stamp Exhibition "The Magnificent Heritage"

Sunday, 17 November 2013

Indonesia

Indonesia, issued September 17, 2013 ~ Indonesia - South Korea Joint Stamp Issue.

Indonesia

Indonesia, issued August 2, 2013 ~ "The Magnificent Heritage" Thailand World Stamp Exhibition 2 - 8 August 2013.

Indonesia

  Indonesian Traditional Music Instrument, issued on March 9, 2013

1/33 Gambus, Riau Province, stringed instrument such as mandolin actually came from Arabia. Gambus music is also enriched with poetic Malay and India in addition to bringing folk songs with various variations.

2/33 Serune Kalee, Nanggroe Aceh Darussalam Province, Serune Kalee paired with Geundrang and Rapai. These instruments are the indigenous musical instrument heritage and culture since the heyday of the kingdom of Aceh Darussalam until now.

3/33 Fu, Maluku Province, this blow instrument made of sea-shells or sea slugs. Sea shells or ordinary local people call it "bia shell".

4/33 Celempung, West Java Province, a musical instrument made of bamboo by using wave resonance in the segment of bamboo. The resulting sound like a drum, the player can produce the sound by regulating the size of the air coming out of the bungbung (body) of celempung.

5/33 Cengceng, Bali Province, this instrument is a type of cymbal called  Cengceng, made of jackfruit wood and cooper , consist of six (6) pieces of round metal bottom and two (2) round metal on top.

6/33 Kollatung, West Kalimantan Province, is a percussion instrument made of brass. Its a multifunctional instrument either as a dowry, as a symbol of the spirit of the holder as well as a marriage payment in customary law.

7/33 Calong, West Sulawesi Province, the percussion instrument is made from coconuts and bamboo. Typically this instrument is played solo, but in its development progress can be played mass.

8/33 Tambua, West Sumatra Province, made from pieces of hollowed logs. This instrument is usually used to symbolize joy and commonly used in wedding ceremonies, welcoming special guests.

9/33 Siter, Central Java Province, is a stringed musical instrument in the javanese gamelan. Siter has 11-13 pairs of strings.

10/33 Tifa, Papua Province, looks like a drum, made of a timber which core removed. On one side covered usually by deer skin that has been dried to produce a good sound. Tifa is usually played to accompany traditional dances, war dances and special occasions.

11/33 Palopalo, Gorontalo Province, is a musical instrument made of bamboo as basic material, its shape resembles a tuning fork and technique to play with a banged to knee.

Saturday, 16 November 2013

Thailand

                    Thailand 2009, Heritage Conservation m/s.

Russia

                                             Russia 1992

                                             Russia 1993

Canada

Canada 1991, Court House, Yorkton ~ Provincial Normal School, Truro ~ Public Library, Victoria.

Germany ~ DDR


                          German Democratic Republic 1984

Japan

                                             Japan 1981

                                             Japan 1983

                                             Japan 1984

Singapore

                    Singapore - China 1996 Joint Stamp Issue.

Austria

Austria 1996, 300 Years Anniversary of Georg Matthaus Vischer. G.M.Vischer (22 April 1628 - 13 December 1696) was an Austrian topographer, cartographer, engraver and parish priest in Leonstein and Vienna. On behalf of nobility and clergy he compiled maps and created engravings and drawings of more than 1000 cities, castles, manors and abbeys.

Friday, 15 November 2013

France

France 1995, Remiremont is a commune in the Vosges department in Lorraine, northeastern France. Remiremont derives its name from Saint Romaric who in the seventh century founded Remiremont Abbey, a monastery and a convent on the hills above the present town.

France

France 1995, Correze is a department in south-central France, named after the Correze River. Correze is one of the original 83 departments created during the French Revolution on 4 March 1790. It includes part of the former province of the Bas-Limousin.

New Zealand

New Zealand 1974, Great Barrier Island ~ Stewart Island ~ White Island ~ The Brothers.


Antarctic Territory

Australian Antarctic Territory 1985, Prince Charles Mountains ~ "Iceberg Alley" Mawson ~ Brash Ice ~ Pancake Ice ~ Emperor Penguins.

Thailand

Thailand, Visit ASEAN Year 1992, Brunei Darussalam ~ Indonesia ~ Malaysia ~ Philippines ~ Singapore ~ Thailand.                                                                              

Sultanate of Oman


Sultanate of Oman 1978 National Day, Fort Al Jalali  is a fort in the city of Muscat, Oman. It was attacked by the Ottomans during the capture of Muscat (1552) against the Portuguese ~ Nizwa Fort is a massive castle in Nizwa, Oman. It was built in the 1650 by the second Ya'rubi Imam, Imam Sultan Bin Saif Al Ya'rubi. ~ Rostag Fort ~ Sohar Fort ~ Jibrin Fort.

Wednesday, 13 November 2013

Vietnam

                                           Vietnam 1976