Thursday, January 28, 2010

# 076 - Lighthouses of Estonia

Another cover featuring the Mehikoorma Lighthouse. The stamps was issued on 24.01.2008. Many thanks to Zoya and Nadya for sending me this cover. Inside the cover was a postcard of the Kiipsaare Lighthouse You can see the post card on my blog

Tuesday, January 19, 2010

# 075 - Lighthouses of Hongkong

The stamp on this cover feature the Tang Lung Chau Lighthouse. The stamp was issued on 20.09.2007. It is a declared monument in Hongkong. Thanks very much Tommy Ying for sending me this cover with the special Kwun Tong pictorial post mark.

Friday, January 15, 2010

# 074 - Lighthouses of Germany

The stamps on the cover show Amrum and Hornum Lighthouses. The stamps were issued on 03.07.2008 and 12.07.2007 respectively. Many thanks to Torsten Lange for sending me this cover.

Tuesday, January 5, 2010

# 073 - Lighthouses of Sri Lanka.

The cover feature the Galle Lighthouse. This stamp was issued on 26.12.2005 on the occasion of the first anniversary of the Asian Tsunami. The Port City of Galle which is a World Heritage City due to its fort built by the Dutch was severely affected by the Tsunami. The lighthouse is built within the Dutch Fort.

Monday, January 4, 2010

# 072 - Lighthouses of France

Thanks to Daniel Luconi for sending me this cover featuring the Ouistreham Lighthouse in Normandy, France. It is so good to get this cover.

# 071 - Lighthouses of Spain

Here is my first post for 2010.
On this cover you will see the two stamps (L-R:) Porto Colom Lighthouse and Igueldo Lighthouse. The two stamps are from the series Faros 2009 issued on 15th April 2009. Thanks to Daniel Rodriguez from Spain for this cover.