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Las Vegas

Fabulous Las Vegas Nevada

Duplicate Card

This card arrived from a member on Postcrossing, with a note that they have changed the tariff for sending postcards so she did not think that the original card she had sent me would arrive so she sent another one.  When I went to register it, it was a duplicate so the original card did get to me, despite the change in tariffs!

Postcrossing Private Swap

I got this card in a private swap, a member wanted a Connecticut Map card and this is the card that they sent me in exchange.

The car is from Enkhuizen. The building was built in 1540, originally meant to be a fort, and now it is a history museum. The lady in front is a joke from the photographer.

Bookish Delights swap

This is my 2nd card from the Bookish Delights swap from Pauline in the Philippines. It features a map with photos of many locations around the border.

Idyyllic Coco-Local Island in Palawan
Colorful Ati-atihan Festival, Kalibo
Perfectly-coned Mayon Volcano, Legaspi
Chocolate Hills of Bohol
Makati, the business district of Manila
Beautiful lagoon of El Nido, Palwan
Horse-driven calesa found in Vigan adn INtramuros, Manila
Pagsanjam Falls in Laguna
Monument of Leyte Landing of Douglad McArthur
Megellan’s Cross in Cebu, cradle of Philippine Catholic religion
Taal Volcano and Lake, Tagaytay
Muslim Vinta in Zamboanga
White Beach of Boracay Island
Beanaue Rice Terraces, North Luzon
Rich aquatic marine life of the Philippine Seas
Wild local and african animals in Calauit Island, Northern Palawan

Postcard Cafe Trades

The following are some cards I got in return for “offers” I had made of some extra cards that I had!

 

Did you know?
These beautiful members of the bean family, or Fabaceae, were introduced to the Martitimes from the Mediterranean as ornamental plants.  Since then, they have escaped carefully planned cultivation and are common in the wild. If left unpicked they tend to multiply and can cover a larger area each year, growing up to 60 centimeters tall.
Part of the East Coast experience has come to include appreciating the stunning colour and beauty of lupins seen along the highways of the Maritimes
Thomas Kinkade
Truly the light is sweet and pleasant thing it is for the eyes to behold the sun – Ecclesiastes 11:7
Atomic Power Plant

Postcard Swap – Winter

Winter Sports from the sender’s stash of European cards!
The Four Seasons at Oxford!
I love how this one shows the exact same shot in all 4 seasons – very cool.

Unknown Postcard c. 1907

Switzerland

Luzern, Kapellbrucke
Chapel Bridge
Switzerland

Columbus Ledger-Enquirer Building

The Columbus Ledger-Enquirer newspaper has been published from its 12th St. site since 1930. This Mediterranean style building is listed in the National Register of Historical Places.
Dick Millman, Artist

Kyiv, Ukraine

This is the main place of the city, decorated for the New Year

National Taiwan University of Taipei

National Taiwan University of Taipei
The beauty scenery of Taiwan