Sunday, January 15, 2017

Martin-de-Viviès, Île Amsterdam, TAAF

Sent from the Marion Dufresne during its fourth rotation through the French Southern Lands.

Friday, December 30, 2016

Antwerp, Belgium

Kittens from Belgium. Making out the postmark was difficult but I'm pretty sure it says "Antwerpen X" which refers to the BPost sorting center in Antwerp.

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

Turrialba, Costa Rica

Turrialba is a city in the center of Costa Rica, in the canton on Turrialba in the province of Cartago. The canton is also the location of the Turrialba volcano which was last active in September of this year.

Monday, December 26, 2016

Beernem, Belgium

The stamps on this cover from Beernem are from a 2011 "This is Belgium" sheet entitled "Strength through Humor", with stamps illustrated and signed by famous Belgium cartoonists.

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Ahmedabad, India

These stamps are the Indian issues from a joint issue between India and the UN. They were issued on 8 March 2016 to commemorate International Women's Day. "UN Women’s HeForShe is a solidarity movement for gender equality that aims to engage men and boys as agents of change for women’s rights and gender equality". More here.

Friday, November 11, 2016

Katowice, Poland

The Witcher is a hack and slash style video game series for the PC, developed by Polish video game publisher CD Project RED. The games are based on a series of novels by Polish author Andrzej Sapkowski. The stamp on the miniture sheet features the game's protagonist Geralt of Rivia.