Thursday, April 26, 2012

Summer by Gustav Klimt

Just Postcards RR, Group 420, from daniela_dmp

Gustav Klimt, "The Summer", c. 1884
It's a painting from PeleČ™ Castle - a Neo-Renaissance castle in the Carpathian Mountains, near Sinaia, in Prahova County, Romania,

Wednesday, April 25, 2012


Vienna. Schoenbrunn Castle


Map of Michigan state

Choose a Country RR, Group 385, from Maegsirien

"Wolverine State"
Capital: Lansing
Area: 58,216 Sq.Mi.
Population: 9,969,727
Motto: Si Quaeris Peninsulam Amoenam Circummspice (If you seek a pleasant peninsula, look about you)
Flower: Apple Blossom
Bird: Robin
Tree: White Pine
26th State admitted to the Union


"Japanese Woman" by Irina Dumina

Le Schlittage

Thank-you card from Cunat

Here's the way the woodcutters used to carry the wood in the forests of the Vosges in the old days. A hard and dangerous job. This sledge was called "schlitte".




Monday, April 23, 2012


The Grey Wolf

Just Postcards RR, Group 411, from phuleshouse



Nouvelles Images. Anonyme, "Skaters in front of the Pantheon, 1947" (PH 1814)

Stepped tank - Hampi

Swap with Sanjay

Hampi is a village in northern Karnataka state, India. It is located within the ruins of Vijayanagara, the former capital of the Vijayanagara Empire. Predating the city of Vijayanagara, it continues to be an important religious centre, housing the Virupaksha Temple, as well as several other monuments belonging to the old city. The ruins are a UNESCO World Heritage Site, listed as the Group of Monuments at Hampi.

A card from India

Swap with Sanjay.

Individually drawn and coloured by Manjula H. Nandaniya, a Std.-3 student of Apang Manav Mandal


The nations 29th state. Admitted into the Union December 28, 1846. It encompasses 56,290 square miles. The state flower is the wild rose and the state bird is the Eastern Goldfinch.

Hello summer

Just Postcards RR, Group 409, from cubesugar


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