giovedì 9 agosto 2012

203 - Postcard from Slovenia (Thanks Bianca)

Piran (Italian: Pirano) is a town in the Municipality of Piran
 in southwestern Slovenia on the Gulf of Piran on the Adriatic Sea.
It is one of the three major towns of Slovenian Istria.
The town resembles a large open-air museum, with medieval architecture
and a rich cultural heritage. Narrow streets and compact houses give
the town its special charm. Piran is the administrative centre of
the local area and one of Slovenia's major tourist attractions.

202 - Postcard from Finland (thanks Lilla)

Olavinlinna Castle by night.
St. Olaf's Castle - was founded in 1475 by Erik Axelsson Tott.
The castle served to repel attacks from the east and to guarantee
control of the Savo region for the Swedish Crown.
The medieval castle consists of a main castle with three
towers and a bailey with an encircling wall reinforced by towers.
The castle went through numerous phases of construction, first
as a Swedish and from 1743 as a Russian border fortification.
It has been among Finland's best-known tourist attractions since
the latter 19th century.

martedì 7 agosto 2012

201 - Postcard from Spain (thanks Marcelo)

200 - Postcard from Hoi An, Vietnam (Thanks Iriakin)

Hoi An market on a misty morning

199 - Postcard from Annecy, France (thanks Cristophe)

198 - Postcard from Chile (Thanks Arnold)

197 - Postcard from China (Thanks Peter)

Xiaoqikong Park

196 - Postcard from Czech Republic (Thanks Eva)

Kralupy nad Vltavou is a town in the Central Bohemian Region of the Czech Republic.
It has about 18,000 inhabitants. The town lies on the Vltava River some 25 km (16 mi)
north of Prague, the capital of both the Czech Republic and the Central Bohemian Region.
The town is part of the Prague metropolitan area.

195 - Postcard from Russia (Thanks Elena)

Autumn on the Argut river

194 - Postcard from Netherlands (Thanks Peter)

St. Nicholas Curch is a Roman Catholic church
in the center of Amsterdam

193 - Postcard from Germany (Thanks Linda)

Borkum Island

domenica 5 agosto 2012

192 - Postcard from Finland (thanks Leo)

The Golden Gospels of Henry III, also Codex Aureus of Speyer or Speyer Gospels
(Speyerer Evangeliar),
"Birth of Christ" with a picture of the Nativity and Annunciation to the shepherds (left)
and the beginning of the Christmas story (right), end of the 12th century.

191 - Postcard from Colorado, USA (thanks Cissy)

Enginner mMountain (12972 ft.) a  long Scenic highway 550
between Durango e Silverton
Photo By Lowell T. Seaich

190 - Postcard from Brazil (thanks Juliana)