Saturday, 17 February 2018

SERBIA

This is my first cover from Serbia, depicting a complete set issued in 2017 on topic "Protected Animals - Birds, Owls".

INDONESIA

Abeautiful cover from Indonesia, depicting a complete set issued in 2012 on topic "Threatened Bird species".

Wednesday, 14 February 2018

INDONESIA

A beautiful cover from Indonesia, depicting a joint issue with Singapore issued in 2017 on topic
"Corals and Fishes".

KAZAKHSTAN

A cover from Kazakhstan, depicting 6 definitive stamps issued in 2018 on topic "The red book from the Kazakhstan", depicting 4 different species of bears.

SPAIN

A very nice Fauna cover from Spain, showing a miniature sheet issued in 2013  with Marine Endangered species: North Atlantic Right Whale, Atlantic Tuna, Mediterranean Monk seal and Sea Lamprey.

Sunday, 11 February 2018

ROMANIA

A nice cover from Romania, depicting a complete set from year 2013 on topic "Joint issue with Ukraine - UNESCO monasteries".
The left stamp celebrates the "Sucevita Monastery", situaded in the Northeastern part of Romania. It was built in 1585 and the architecture of the church contains both Byzantine and Gothic elements and some elements typical to other painted churches of northern Moldavia.In 2010, the monastery has been inscribed by UNESCO on its list of World Heritage Sites.
The right stamp celebrates the "Church of the Saviour at Berestove" in Ukraine. It was originally built in the 11-12th. centuries but renovated and rebuilt along the centuries. The monument is listed at UNESCO World Heritage sites since 1990.
Resultado de imagem para sucevita monasteryResultado de imagem para church of the saviour in berestovo

VIETNAM

A cover from Vietnam, depicting a complete set from 2016 celebrating a joint issue with Portugal.


Thursday, 8 February 2018

BRAZIL

A nice Fauna cover from Brazil, depicting a complete set issued in 2014, both stamps celebrating diplomatic relations between Brazil and Philippines. Left side stamp shows the "Great black hawk", a residente breeding bird from South and Central America. Right side stamp shows the Philippine Eagle.

TURKEY

A nice cover from Turkey, depicting a complete set issued in 2017 on topic "EUROPA CEPT - Castles".

UKRAINE

Another beautiful cover from Ukraine, depicting a complete set issued in 2016 on topic "National minorities - Gipsies".
This cover was posted in Kiev, the capital and largest city in Ukraine, with a population of about 2,900,000 inhabitants.

Tuesday, 6 February 2018

KYRGYZSTAN

This is a piece of something! A fabulous cover from Kyrgyzstan, my first one from this  sovereign state in Central Asia. This beautiful cover depicts a complete set issued in 2015 on topic "Traditional kyrgyz hunting", made with falcons.
The cover was posted in Bishkek, the capital and largest city in Kyrgyzstan.
Resultado de imagem para kyrgyzstan mapResultado de imagem para kyrgyzstan map

TURKEY

Another beautiful cover from Turkey, depicting 2 complete sets: a set of 4 stamps (issued in 2005)celebrating the mosaics from the old city of Zeugma (founded in 300 BC by Seleucus I Nicator, one of the generals of Alexander The Great) and 2 stamps on topic "EUROPA CEPT - Scouting" (from year 2007).