Monday, July 31, 2023
Friday, July 28, 2023
German research icebreaker Polarstern was put into service in December of 1982. The postmark commemorates the ships 40 years of operation in the Arctic and Antarctic for the Alfred Wegener Institute. The stamp from 2001 commemorates 100 years of German Antarctic research.
Thursday, July 27, 2023
This stamp sheet commemorates a project to "split" a section of the Algerian N-01 highway that runs north to south through the country (to me, splitting would imply separating traffic lanes, but perhaps this is something different). Looks like it was a fairly large project that included 35 bridges and 3 tunnels.
Wednesday, July 26, 2023
This was posted from the remote eastern Greenland community of Ittoqqortoormiit. To help fund their missions, GREA produce covers and for a fee will have them sent to you from the expedition. The stamps, clockwise from top left are Europa 2022, a 2020 School Savings stamp, 1978 Centenary of the Scientific Research Commission, and Queen Margrethe II from 1985.
Tuesday, July 25, 2023
Saturday, July 15, 2023
Stamps commemorating the first anniversary of the Higher Council for Youth. The council is an advisory board that advises the president on issues related to youth and their development.