Overview: Postcards in August 2016


In August I received a crazy amount of postcards, particularly thanks to one awesome large swap. I received 86 cards from 20 countries, including lots of new UNESCO cards.

  • Belarus (2)
  • Canada (2)
  • China
  • Czech Republic (2)
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany (42)
  • Hong Kong
  • India (4)
  • Indonesia
  • Japan
  • Kazakhstan
  • Netherlands (3)
  • Poland
  • Russia (5)
  • Singapore
  • Turkey
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • USA (14)

I received cards of 53 UNESCO sites:

  • Los Glaciares National Park (Argentina)
  • Península Valdés (Argentina)
  • Wet Tropics of Queensland (Australia)
  • City of Graz – Historic Centre and Schloss Eggenberg (Austria)
  • Flemish Béguinages (Belgium)
  • Belfries of Belgium and France (Belgium)
  • Plantin-Moretus House-Workshops-Museum Complex (Belgium)
  • Brasilia (Brazil)
  • Historic District of Old Québec (Canada)
  • Gros Morne National Park (Canada)
  • Rapa Nui National Park (Chile)
  • South China Karst (China)
  • Choirokoitia (Cyprus)
  • Jelling Mounds, Runic Stones and Church (Denmark)
  • Roskilde Cathedral (Denmark)
  • Kronborg Castle (Denmark)
  • Wadden Sea (Denmark)
  • Stevns Klint (Denmark)
  • The Loire Valley between Sully-sur-Loire and Chalonnes (France)
  • Nord-Pas de Calais Mining Basin (France)
  • Historical Monuments of Mtskheta (Georgia)
  • Collegiate Church, Castle and Old Town of Quedlinburg (Germany)
  • Classical Weimar (Germany)
  • Berlin Modernism Housing Estates (Germany)
  • Speicherstadt and Kontorhaus District with Chilehaus (Germany)
  • Millenary Benedictine Abbey of Pannonhalma and its Natural Environment (Hungary)
  • Keoladeo National Park (India)
  • Group of Monuments at Hampi (India)
  • Sundarbans National Park (India)
  • The Jantar Mantar, Jaipur (India)
  • Bam and its Cultural Landscape (Iran)
  • Masada (Israel)
  • Gusuku Sites and Related Properties of the Kingdom of Ryukyu (Japan)
  • Sites of Japan’s Meiji Industrial Revolution: Iron and Steel, Shipbuilding and Coal Mining (Japan)
  • Petroglyphs within the Archaeological Landscape of Tamgaly (Kazakhstan)
  • Curonian Spit (Lithuania)
  • Namib Sand Sea (Namibia)
  • Wadden Sea (Netherlands)
  • City of Cuzco (Peru)
  • Historic Centre of Lima (Peru)
  • Historic Centre of Warsaw (Poland)
  • Convent of Christ in Tomar (Portugal)
  • Historic Centre of Saint Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments (Russia)
  • Singapore Botanical Gardens (Singapore)
  • Vlkolínec (Slovakia)
  • Wooden Churches of the Slovak part of the Carpathian Mountain Area (Slovakia)
  • Maloti-Drakensberg Park (South Africa)
  • Archaeological Ensemble of Tárraco (Spain)
  • Golden Temple of Dambulla (Sri Lanka)
  • Ephesus (Turkey)
  • Blenheim Palace (United Kingdom)
  • Dorset and East Devon Coast (United Kingdom)
  • Chaco Culture (USA)
  • Ha Long Bay (Vietnam)

With 34 new sites for my collection, I now have cards of 616 different UNESCO sites! Also, for now I have completed the collection for Singapore, which only has one site, and the collection for Austria with its nine UNESCO sites.

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