Just some stuff which we have collected

Friday, June 23, 2017

Greetings from Strasbourg

Country: France
from: Polish Ladies Abroad Club
year: 2017


Strasbourg is the capital of the Bas-Rhin department and the capital of Grand Est region in France.
It is also the seat of quite a few organizations such as European Parliament, Eurocorps, European Court of Human Rights, all related to European Union.


Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Polish School in Paris

Country: France
From: Polish Ladies Abroad Club
Year: 2017


The postcard was issued to commemorate the Polish School in Paris funding anniversary. The school consists of primary school and high school. Its part-time classes are run on Wednesdays and Saturdays. The School at Batignolles is situated at the Polish Embassy in Paris.


Ibiza

Country: Spain
From: pen-pal
Year: 2017


Ibiza is one of the Spanish Balearic Islands, located in the Mediterranean Sea. The capital city of Ibiza is Ibiza Town. The population of the island is over 130,000 people. The official languages of Ibiza are Spanish and Catalan.


Correos - the name of Spanish national postal service which was founded in 1716.


Thursday, May 18, 2017

Nimes

Country: France
From: Polish Ladies Abroad Club
Year: 2017


Nimes is a city and the Gard department capital, situated in the south of France. The origin of the settlement dates back to 4000 - 3500 BC. Seems to be a lovely place with so many interesting things to see there!

Stamp
Theme: armistice anniversary


The stamp issued to commemorate the anniversary of the armistice in Algeria.

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Rwanda

Country: Rwanda
From: Polish Ladies Abroad Club
Year: 2017



The Republic of Rwanda is one of the smallest African countries, situated in the east and center of the continent. Kigali is the capital of Rwanda and its largest city as well.

Stamp
Theme: Art
Year: 2010





Brussels Royal Greenhouses of Laeken

Country: Belgium
From: Polish Ladies Abroad Club
Year: 2017


The greenhouses were built in the 19th century. They are part of the Royal Park of Laeken, situated in Brussels. The complex (area: 270,000 square feet) is open for visitors in April and May. During that short period, the magnificent collection of flowers from Africa and other parts of the world bloom.

Vienna Palmenhaus

Country: Austria
From: Polish Ladies Abroad Club
Year: 2017


The Palm House is situated in the Schönbrunn palace park which is part of the Austrian Federal Gardens. There are over four thousand species of various plants to watch and admire. A must see when in Vienna.

 Stamp

Year: 2012
Theme: map/Europe/Austria


The Republic of Austria has been a member of the European Union (since 1995) and NATO (since 1955). Some of the major Austrian cities are Gratz, Innsbruck, Salzburg and Linz. Vienna, the capital, is the largest one. It would be nice to visit the country one day.