Samovar | Russia


A samovar is a heated metal container traditionally used to heat and boil water in and around Russia, as well as in other Central, South-Eastern, Eastern European countries, Kashmir and in the Middle-East. Since the heated water is typically used to make tea, many samovars have a ring-shaped attachment (Russian: конфорка) around the chimney to…

Switzerland | Postcard


Switzerland (/ˈswɪtsərlənd/; German: die Schweiz [ˈʃvaɪts];[note 3] French: la Suisse [sɥis(ə)]; Italian: la Svizzera [ˈzvittsera]; Romansh: la Svizra [ˈʒviːtsrɐ] or [ˈʒviːtsʁːɐ]),[note 4] officially the Swiss Confederation (Latin: Confoederatio Helvetica, hence its abbreviation CH), is a federal parliamentary republic consisting of 26 cantons, with Bern as the seat of the federal authorities, the so-called Bundesstadt (“federal city”).[1]…

Petronas Towers | Malaysia


Night view of Petronas Towers ❤ The Petronas Towers, also known as the Petronas Twin Towers (Malay: Menara Petronas, or Menara Berkembar Petronas) are twin skyscrapers in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. According to the Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat (CTBUH)’s official definition and ranking, they were the tallest buildings in the world from 1998…

Bali | Indonesia


  Bali is an island and province of Indonesia. The province includes the island of Bali and a few smaller neighbouring islands, notably Nusa Penida. It is located at the westernmost end of the Lesser Sunda Islands, between Java to the west and Lombok to the east. Its capital of Denpasar is located at the…

Monas, Jakarta|Indonesia


The National Monument (Indonesian: Monumen Nasional, abbreviated Monas) is a 132 m (433ft) tower in the centre of Merdeka Square, Central Jakarta, symbolizing the fight for Indonesia. It is the national monument of the Republic of Indonesia, built to commemorate the struggle for Indonesian independence. Construction began in 1961 under the direction of President Sukarno. Monas…

Fort Rotterdam | Indonesia


Fort Rotterdam or Fort Ujung Pandang (Fri Pandang) is a fortress relics Government Gowa–Tallo. Castle park is on the west coast of Makassar, South Sulawesi. The fortress was built in 1545 by King of Gowa 9th named I manrigau Home Bonto Karaeng Lakiung Tumapa’risi ‘kallonna. Originally this fort policy fueled clay, but during the reign…

Gedung Sate | Indonesia


Gedung Sate is in the Dutch East Indies was called Gouvernements BEDRIJVEN (GB), laying the first stone by Johanna Catherina Coops, eldest daughter of the Mayor of Bandung, B. Coops and Petronella Roelofsen, representing the Governor-General in Batavia, JP Graaf van Limburg Stirum on July 27, 1920, is the result of a planning team consisting…

Hirschhorn am Neckar | Germany


Hirschhorn (Neckar) is a small town in the Bergstraße district of Hesse, Germany, and is known as “The Pearl of the Neckar valley”. Hirschhorn is a climatic health resort situated in the Geo-Naturpark Bergstraße-Odenwald. Hirschhorn is situated at a horseshoe bend of the River Neckar, roughly 19 km east of Heidelberg. The Neckar has dug…

Мост Милленниум | Russia


Мост Милленниум is a cable-stayed bridge that spans Kazanka River, in Kazan, Tatarstan, Russia. Its name originates from Kazan‘s thousand anniversary, widely celebrated in 2005 and the shape of its M-like pylon. The construction of the bridge began in 2004, the first part was ready in 2005 and the second part in 2007. The building…

Happy Angel


  Happy Angel is Postcard with girl / animals sketching, coloring by crayon methods, this postcard made in China. Thanks to Fathia Rahma (left), and Mustari Tepu (right) from Indonesia for sending these cute card. 🙂