Thursday 16 May 2024

BRITISH VIRGIN ISLANDS

UNITED NATIONS - VIENNA OFFICE

THis cover from UNO Vienna depicts 3 stamps, including the stamp on the right corner representing the Mount Cook, New Zealand. The Mount Cook is part of the world heritage site Te Wahipounamu - South West New Zealand. Inscribed on the World Heritage List in 1990 and covering 26,000 square kilometres (10,000 sq mi), the site incorporates four national parks: Aoraki / Mount Cook, Fiordland, Mount Aspiring and Westland Tai Poutini. It is thought to contain some of the best modern representations of the original flora and fauna of Gondwana, one of the reasons for its listing as a World Heritage site.

BELARUS

INDIA

P. R. CHINA

TAIWAN

Saturday 13 April 2024

SLOVAKIA

A beatiful cover from Slovakia, depicting a miniature sheet with a picture of a wall painting from Kroměříž Castle. The Kroměříž Castle (Czech: Zámek Kroměříž or Arcibiskupský zámek) is a castle in Kroměříž in the Czech Republic. It used to be the principal residence of the bishops and (from 1777) archbishops of Olomouc. UNESCO listed the gardens and castle as a World Heritage Site in 1998 because of its exceptionally well-preserved and outstanding Baroque gardens.