Saturday, October 9, 2010

Sarah's cards 2

These are the other 5 cards Sarah sent me for my used stamps.

"Augsburg is a city in the south-west of Bavaria in Germany. It is, as of 2008, the third-largest city in Bavaria with a population exceeding 264,000 citizens. After Trier, Augsburg is Germany's second oldest city.
Augsburg is the only German city with its own legal holiday, the Peace of Augsburg, celebrated on August 8 of every year. This gives Augsburg more legal holidays than any other region or city in Germany." - in:

Finland is a country of thousands of lakes and islands – 187,888 lakes (larger than 500 m2/0.12 acres) and 179,584 islands. Its largest lake, Saimaa, is the fourth largest in Europe.

This is a card of Delfshaven, an historic harbor and one of the oldest places in Rotterdam.
One of the interesting sites in Rotterdam’s is it's brewery, located in the former city hall of Delfshaven, and the historic mill called De Distilleerketel. The mill processed malt which was used in the distilleries to produce genever, the alcoholic traditional liquor of the Netherlands.

Also from the Netherlands, an Eindhoven card showing the Museum Kempenland, a regional museum, which documents the history of the Kempenland region in objects, documents, paint and educational activities.

The last card is from London with the St. Paul's Cathedral.

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