Overview: Postcards in October 2015


October was another month with lots of cards: 40 postcards from 15 countries!

  • Australia
  • Belarus (2)
  • Belgium
  • Canada (5)
  • Czech Republic
  • Finland (4)
  • France
  • Germany (9)
  • India (4)
  • Italy (2)
  • Russia (4)
  • Spain (3)
  • Taiwan
  • United Kingdom
  • USA (5)

Thanks to a number of swaps (some still dating back to my vacation in Italy) I again received lots of new UNESCO cards:

  • Macquarie Island (Australia)
  • Kluane / Wrangell-St. Elias / Glacier Bay / Tatshenshini-Alsek (Canada)
  • Miguasha National Park (Canada)
  • Fortress of Suomenlinna (Finland)
  • Old Rauma (Finland)
  • High Coast / Kvarken Archipelago (Finland)
  • Strasbourg – Grande île (France)
  • Fagus Factory in Alfeld (Germany)
  • Agra Fort (India)
  • Buddhist Monuments at Sanchi (India)
  • Rock Shelters of Bhimbetka (India)
  • Rani-ki-Vav (the Queen’s Stepwell) at Patan, Gujarat (India)
  • Cilento and Vallo di Diano National Park with the Archeological Sites of Paestum and Velia, and the Certosa di Padula (Italy)
  • Mausoleum of Khoja Ahmed Yasawi (Kasakhstan)
  • Medina of Essaouira (formerly Mogador) (Morocco)
  • Land of Frankincense (Oman)
  • Gyeongju Historic Areas (Republic of Korea)
  • Namhansanseong (Republic of Korea)
  • Curonian Spit (Russia)
  • Central Sikhote-Alin (Russia)
  • Bolgar Historical and Archaeological Complex (Russia)
  • Monastery and Site of the Escurial, Madrid (Spain)
  • Palau de la Música Catalana and Hospital de Sant Pau, Barcelona (Spain)
  • Historic Town of Sukhothai and Associated Historic Towns (Thailand)
  • City of Bath (UK)
  • Statue of Liberty (USA)
  • San Antonio Missions (USA)

With 17 new sites, my UNESCO collection has now grown to 491 collected sites. What’s more, I now have all current UNESCO sites of Finland and Russia.

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