Just some stuff which we have collected

Tuesday, November 8, 2016

Wadowice - Poland

Country: Poland
City: Wadowice
From: Polish Ladies Abroad Club
Year: 2016

Wadowice - a town in southern Poland, situated by the Skawa River - the birthplace of Pope John Paul II. A lady, member of the Polish Ladies Abroad Club was born there as well.
Wadowice received city rights in 1430. The town has approximately 19,000 inhabitants.

Wadowice cooperate with Assisi, Canale d'Agordo, Carpineto Romano, Pietrelcina, Sona, San Giovanni Rotondo (Italy), Marktl (Germany), Kecskemet (Hungary) and Chicago Heights (USA).

Theme: Events / Olympics
Country: Poland
Design: A. Tosolczyk
Year: 2016
The stamp theme is related to the summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro 2016.

Friday, November 4, 2016

Alpine National Park in Australia

Theme: Nature / national park / mountains
Country: Australia
Year: 2016

Alpine National Park in Victoria is the largest state park in Australia, situated north-east of Melbourne. The mountains in the park are the highest on the continent. It is a protected area with lots of beautiful wildflowers and all the alpine environment. The highest peak is Mount Bogong (6,516 ft).
The park is popular for its tourist attractions & activities such as hiking, biking, mountain biking, fishing, four wheel driving, cycling, horse riding and others. 

More about it here: Alpine National Park.

Wednesday, November 2, 2016

Bedzin - Poland

Country: Poland
City: Będzin
From: Polish Ladies Abroad Club
Year: 2016

Będzin is situated in the south of Poland, by the Czarna Przemsza River. It is one of the oldest cities of the Silesian Voivodship - Będzin was founded in the 9th century and granted city rights in 1358. The city is also part of the industrial region of the Upper Silesia. Not long ago, it used to be a coal-mining center as well.
Nowadays, about 58,000 people live in Będzin.