Wednesday, 16 December 2015

Germany-Hotel Atlantic

Hotel Atlantic was opened in 1909. Since 1957 this grand luxury hotel on the shores of Alster Lake has belonged to the chain Kempinski, and is one of Leading Hotels in the World.
In 1997, parts of the James Bond movie "Tomorrow Never Dies" were filmed in this hotel.
The beautiful card was sent by Andrews who works in Criminal Police in Hamburg.

Distance: 7,381 km
Travel time: 30 days

Thursday, 10 December 2015

Postcard from Belarus.

First card  from Belarus sent by Natalya
Distance: 7,043 km
Travel time: 12 days

Puerto Princesa Subterranean River,Philippines.

                                      One of the New 7 Wonders of Nature.

The Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park (PPSRNP) is one of the most important protected areas of the Philippines. It features a spectacular limestone or karst landscape with one of the most complex cave systems. It contains an 8.2 km long underground river that flows directly to the sea.

“Fight of the the  Century” -Biggest challenge to Filipino Boxing ring icon -"People's Champ"- Manny Pacquiao against the undefeated American Floyd Mayweather Jr but the latter won the bout.Thank you Jan Cerdan  for first ever UNESCO card from Philippines and beautiful limited edition stamp.

Monday, 7 December 2015

Postcard from Japan.

Depiction from 300 year old Japanese drama-"A  picture of floating world".Thank you Maloca for the beautiful card with special Oriental Zodiac stamp.
Distance: 5,798 km
Travel time: 17 days

Monday, 30 November 2015

Postcard from Ireland.

Postcrossing is an online project that allows its members to send and receive postcards from all over the world. The project's tag line is "send a postcard and receive a postcard back from a random person somewhere in the world. Its members, also known as postcrossers, send postcards to other members and receive postcards back from other random postcrossers. Where the postcards come from is always a surprise.
By June 2015 Postcrossing had more than 554,570 members in 213 different countries who had registered and exchanged over 30 million postcards that have traveled over 151 billion kilometers.

                                 My first ever post card received from Claudia in Ireland
                                         Distance: 8,473 km. Travel time: 12 days.