Just some stuff which we have collected

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Schmallenberg - Germany

Country: Germany
City: Schmallenberg
From: Polish Ladies Abroad Club
Year: 2016

Schmallenberg is a health resort town in High Sauerland District - in the mountainous region - in Germany. It is the second biggest town of Westphalia. The beginnings of the town date back to the year 1072 when a Benedictine monastery was founded in the area, near the Wilzenberg mountain.

Schmallenberg was granted town rights in 1244. Nowadays, the town has approximately 25,000 inhabitants.

Theme: nature/flowers - narcissus
Country: Germany

Thursday, October 6, 2016

Saint Petersburg - Russia

Country: Russia
Place: Saint Petersburg
Year: 2016
From: Penpal exchange

Saint Petersburg / Sankt Petersburg is the second largest city in Russia. It is situated on the River Neva/ by The Gulf of Finland/ by the Baltic Sea. The city was founded in 1703 and it used to be the capital of Russia. Nowadays, more than 5 million people live there.


Theme: Place /buildings
Series: Moscow Kremlin
Country: Russia
Year: 2009

The Kremlin (fortress in a city) is a fortified complex which consists of five palaces, four cathedrals, the Kremlin Wall, and towers. It was built in Moscow, by the River Moskva. The first Kremlin construction came to being in 1147. However, the origins of the site date back to 2,000 years BC. The area was settled by Finno-Ugric people then.
Nowadays the Kremlin is the residence of the president of the Russian federation.

The Kremlin museum exposition includes many interesting items such as the biggest bell in the world, made in 1735.

Visit the Kremlin Museum: online - pictures and expositions