Theme: Nature / Mountains - national park Year: 2016
Sächsische Schweiz - Saxon Switzerland - climbing area with around 1,000 peaks and hollows, national park in Germany (the Elbe River valley). The highest peak in Saxon Switzerland is Großer Zschirnstein (562m above sea level).
Country: Gremany From: Polish Lady Abroad Club Artist: Aleksandr Ivanov
by MKF Mund-und Fussmalende Kunster Verlag
The stamp issued to commemorate the 25th anniversary of 'Polish-German Youth Cooperation', organization founded in 1991 by the governments of Poland and Germany.
Polish-German Youth Cooperation sponsors and supports/ helps to organize projects and youth meetings, youth exchange in both countries, publishes information/books on Poland and Germany. The organization has two offices: in Warsaw and in Potsdam.
Country: Ireland From: Polish Lady Abroad Club - Secret Santa
The card accompanied the lovely gifts from my Club Irish Secret Santa.
Theme: Christmas / Three Kings
Three Kings /three Wise Men/ three Magi - the men who followed the
Bethlehem Star which led them to the place where Jesus was born. The
Men's names were Caspar, Melchior, and Balthazar. They came to Bethlehem
to pay respect to the baby Jesus new-born King of all mankind and
present him with myrrh, gold, and frankincense.
Raumpatrouille (Space Patrol) - the first German SF TV series - broadcast started on Sept. 17, 1966.
2. Theme: nature / flowers /crocus
Crocus - the name comes from Greek - first grown and harvested in the Mediterranean. There are more than 80 kinds of crocuses. The seasoning made of Crocus sativus is the most expensive spice in the world.
Country: France Region:Île-de-France From:Polish Ladies Abroad Club Year: 2016
Barbizon (population around 1,600 people) - situated near the Forest of Fontainebleau. Known of the Barbizon school of painters. T. Rousseau and J.-F. Millet lived and died in Barbizon.
Morel sur Loing (population about 4,000 people) - Monet, Sisley and Renoir created their paintings there.
Fontainebleau (population circa 16,000 people) - located about 56 km south-east of Paris, famous for its Royal Palace and forest which is a French national park. A former place of residence of kings of France, a king of Spain, queen of Sweden, Napoleon and other significant persons.
Melun (population around 38,000 people) - situated by the Seine River, not far from Paris.