1158 - A picture of the Minsk railway station sent to me by Inna from Belarus (BY-1099562).
I don’t make a habit of sharing what is on the reverse of the cards but I would like to say that Inna has just gone through what I consider to be one of the worst experiences possible and I’d like you to think of her this Christmas and send her your thoughts.
1159 /1162 – From my Bulgarian friend Irina –
The wonderful stamps on the package from Irina.
1163 – From Lili in Slovenia (SI-87156)
More miniature works of art on stamps.
1164 – Tulips from – not Amsterdam but - Vladikavkaz courtesy of Dzantemir (RU-2206743)
This card had a whole collection of the 2009 Russian kremlin stamps –
Pskov Kremlin and Moscow Kremlin
Rostov Kremlin and Nizhny Novgorod Kremlin
Kolomna Kremlin, Kazan Kremlin and Zaraysk Kremlin
1165 – From Carin, a postcrosser in The Netherlands (NL-2226015).
1166 – Christmas greetings thanks to a home-made card from Eva in Morocco. (The star and tree open out).
1167 – And more Christmas greetings from Renate in Austria.
A very artistic stamp of the St. Georgenberg Abbey, a Benedictine monastery at one time situated in Fiecht in Tyrol; a pilgrimage church still stands on the site of the original 1708 abbey.
1168 – A Neapolitan sunset photographed by Pasquale and turned into a postcard.
1169 – The beautiful Audrey Hepburn from Susanne, my German friend.
The stamps, one of which is suitably festive.