Holy Spirit Hospital, Nuremberg, Germany

Medieval Nuremberg

Traditional city on the Pegnitz

Holy Spirit Hospital

Mittelalterliches Nürnberg
Traditionsreiche Stadt an der Pegnitz
Heilig Geist Spital

Amazing Architecture on and over the Pegnitz River built in Medieval times.

From a Postcrossing pal

American Bald Eagle


American Bald Eagle

Once threatened with near extinction, this striking symbol of our nation’s freedom is now regaining its numbers.

Shenandoah Valley, Virginia


Shenandoah Valley, Virginia

From a friend.

Marumba quercus

Marumba quercus

The Oak Moth – info here

The front of the card includes a Ukrainian stamp and post mark.

From a Postcrossing pal in the Ukraine

Wisconsin Map


Wisconsin Map

Greetings from Wisconsin

Nickname: The Badger State

1999 Population: 5,274,827

State Capitol: Madison

Entered the Union: May 29th, 1848 (30th state)

From a Postcrossing pal.

Astoria Column, Oregon

Astoria Column

Located at the mouth of the Columbia River, the historic city of Astoria was the first permanent settlement west of the Rocky Mountains.  The 125 foot Astoris Column is decorated in murals illustrating the establishment of the Northwest, the discover of the Columbia River in 1792 and the arrival of the Great Northern Railway.  It was built in 1926 and features 164 steps that spiral to a balcony providing breathtaking panoramic views of the Columbia region.

For more information about the Astoria Column, Click Here.

Ecola State Park, Oregon

Ecola State Park

A sightseer’s paradise, Ecola State Park spans for 9 miles along the prominent point of Tillamook Head.  It features numerous hiking trails and panoramic points that offer breathtaking views of the surrounding forests and Pacific Ocean, including the long abandoned historic Tillamook lighthouse located one mile off shore.

Another of Oregon’s beautiful pieces of shoreline.

For pictures and the story of Thillamook Head Lighthouse, click here.

Oregon ~ Mt Hood & Trillium Lake



Mt Hood & Trillium Lake

Oregon’s tallest peak stands majestic on a beautiful summer day.

US Stamp Overseas

US Overseas Stamp

Grand Teton National Park

98 cents

Orchids of Kinabalu

Orchids of Kinabalu

Coelogyne hirtella

Sabah, Malaysian Borneo

The conspicuous and often densely packed flower clusters of necklace orchids, such as in Coelogyue hirtella shown here, make them exciting discoveries on walks through the wooded trails on Mount Kinabalu.  Thirty four species of necklace orchids are found on Kinabalu, highest mountain in Southeast Asia.

Such gorgeous orchids!

From a Postcrossing pal in Malaysia

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