29 января 2012 г.

Napoli, Italy. From Rob


One of the many streets in Naples' historical centre.
As Roberto said, such a card shows this city's real soul.



Törwang, Germany. From Carola

23 января 2012 г.

San Luis Potosí, Mexico. From Jaidol

San Luis Potosí  is one of the 31 states which, with the Federal District, comprise the 32 Federal Entities of Mexico. It is divided in 58 municipalities and its capital city is San Luis Potosí.

Monterrey. Mexico. From Jaidol

Monterrey, is the capital city of the northeastern state of Nuevo León in the country of Mexico. The city is anchor to the third-largest metropolitan area in Mexico  and is ranked as the ninth-largest city in the nation. Monterrey serves as a commercial center in the north of the country and is the base of many significant international corporations.Until recently, the city had been regarded as the safest in Latin America. Recently, however, Monterrey has been a hot spot on Mexico's drug war.

This is my first cards from Mexico. They are traveled for about 2 month)

Gorky Park. From Olga


Pen and ink portrait by J. D. Kulbida. From Melissa

 

Disney. Florida. From Svenja



15 января 2012 г.

Rio De Janeiro, Statue of Christ. From Carlos


It seems to me this is my first postcard from Brazil

Vintas, Zamboanga. From Nezo

 
A site unique to Zamboanga is the Vintas, sailing outriggers often adorned dazzling multi colored sails.

Kite-Maker. From Bala


An expert kite-maker designing a traditional moon kite.

Chinese Giant Panda. From HU KUN



Chinese Ink and wash painting. From Gaisen


Nijntje. From Anne



12 января 2012 г.

Wheel-cart Fruit Seller. From Bernard

11-11-11


Vatican City. From Daniele

Vatican City is a landlocked sovereign city-state whose territory consists of a walled enclave within the city of Rome, Italy. Vatican City is smallest independent state in the world by both area and population.
Vatican City is an ecclesiastical or sacerdotal-monarchical state, ruled by the Bishop of Rome—the Pope.
Vatican City is home to some of the most famous art in the world. St. Peter's Basilica, whose successive architects include Bramante, Michelangelo, Giacomo della Porta, Maderno and Bernini is a renowned work of Renaissance architecture. The Sistine Chapel is famous for its frescos, which include works by Perugino, Domenico Ghirlandaio and Botticelli as well as the ceiling and Last Judgement by Michelangelo. Artists who decorated the interiors of the Vatican include Raphael and Fra Angelico.

Gagarin. From Katerina

 

Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin was a Soviet pilot and cosmonaut. He was the first human to journey into outer space, when his Vostok spacecraft completed an orbit of the Earth on 12 April 1961.