Gion Matsuri

Japan - Gion Matsuri Kyoto

Gion Matsuri in Kyoto (Kyoto Gion Festival)
This parade of the festival carts called “Yamaboko” is held on 17th of July and the most picturesque of all festival attractions in Japan.

Japan - Gion Matsuri Kyoto stamps

llinois State Fair

USA - Illinois - State Fair Vintage


Greetings from
Illinois State Fair

Springfield, Illinois

I would love to know what year this was taken!!

Lantern Festival

Taiwan - Lantern Festival

Lantern Festival

The Official End to the Chinese New Year Celebrations

Taiwan - Zigzag railway stamps

Guérande – a Medieval City


Guérande – Cité Médiéval

“Saint-Michael’s Gate (15th Century), the ramparts watch path, the medieval festival in front of the Vannetaise Gate, old houses in the town centre, the place de la Psalette”

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Dragon Boat Festival


Dragon Boat Festival


Feast of Flobart, Wissant, Calais


La Fete du Flobart

La fete du Flobart a Wissant (Pas de Calais) Le Rendez-vous de la fin aout

The Feast of Flobart is held in late August in Wissant, Calais, France

Enjoying fish and seafood, traditional fishery & good cooking?  Stay at Wissant at the end of August and discover another pearl of the Pas de Calais.


Included a gift of this most remarkable stamp made of lace