Overview: Postcards in September 2016


After a really exceptional number of postcards in August, September was a lot quieter. Yet, I still received 41 postcards from 17 different countries:

  • Australia
  • China (6)
  • Czech Republic
  • Finland (2)
  • France
  • Germany (4)
  • India (4)
  • Indonesia (3)
  • Italy
  • Lithuania
  • Netherlands (2)
  • Poland
  • Russia (5)
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • United Kingdom (3)
  • USA (4)

Among them were cards of 18 UNESCO sites:

  • Historic Centres of Berat and Gjirokastra (Albania)
  • Greater Blue Mountains Area (Australia)
  • Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor (China)
  • Capital Cities and Tombs of the Ancient Koguryo Kingdom (China)
  • Amiens Cathedral (France)
  • Great Living Chola Temples (India)
  • Hill Forts of Rajasthan (India)
  • Archaeological Site of Nalanda Mahavihara (Nalanda University) at Nalanda, Bihar (India)
  • The Architectural Work of Le Corbusier, an Outstanding Contribution to the Modern Movement (India)
  • Historic Centre of Urbino (Italy)
  • Historic Villages of Shirakawa-go and Gokayama (Japan)
  • Kernavė Archaeological Site (Cultural Reserve of Kernavė) (Lithuania)
  • Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu (Peru)
  • Prehistoric Rock Art Sites in the Côa Valley and Siega Verde (Portugal)
  • Historic Centre of Saint Petersburg and Related Groups of Monuments (Russia)
  • Bardejov Town Conservation Reserve (Slovakia)
  • Cape Floral Region Protected Areas (South Africa)
  • La Chaux-de-Fonds / Le Locle, Watchmaking Town Planning (Switzerland)

I also received 10 new sites, including my last missing UNESCO sites of Albania and Portugal.

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