Weiszsee Salzburg -Landscapes of Austria 1982

Weiszsee Salzburg -Landscapes of Austria 1982

Weiszsee means “White Lake”.It is a mountain Lake at 11,400 feet beside the Kaunertal Glacier road in Tyrol, Austria.

Austria issued a 14 sh stamp on Weiszsee in Salzburg on 27 Jan 1982 under the Landscapes series. A FDC is listed.

AUSTRIA FDC ARCHI 1982
AUSTRIA FDC 1982-WEISZSEE SALZBURG-WHITE LAKE

 

Advertisements

Villach-Perau -Landscapes of Austria 1977

Villach-Perau -Landscapes of Austria 1977

Villach is the seventh largest city of Austria and second largest city of the federal state of Carinthia. It is located along the Drava river near the Italian & Slovenian borders. It is the gateway to Villach Alps and the beautiful lakes Faak and Ossiach.

Austria issued a 6.50sh stamp on this Villach-Perau on 12 May 1977 under the Landscapes series. A FDC is listed.

AUSTRIA FDC ARCHI 1977
AUSTRIA FDC 1977-VILLACH LANDSCAPE

UNESCO World Heritage Sites -Geirangerfjord Norway 2005.

UNESCO World Heritage Sites -Geirangerfjord Norway 2005.

Geirangerfjord is a UNESCO World Heritage site in Norway. A fjord or fiord is a long narrow inlet with steep sides or cliffs and created by glaciers. The Geirangerfjord is a fjord in Sunnmore region of Norway. It is surrounded by majestic, snow-covered mountain peaks, wild waterfalls and lush green vegetation. It is one of the most spectacular sites in the World.

Norway issued a stamp on this heritage site on 15 Apr 2005. The stamp features the scenic outpost Ornesvingen at Geirangerfjord.

NORWAY GORGE SCENE
NORWAY 2005 -UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITE GEIRANGERFJORD.

50th Anniversary UNESCO World Heritage Sites – Miniature Sheet Bhutan 1997.

50th Anniversary UNESCO World Heritage Sites – Miniature Sheet Bhutan 1997.

Bhutan issued a miniature with eight stamps of 10 Nu each on 50th Anniversary of UNESCO World Heritage Sites, The sites featured on stamps are

Mountain Huangshan (China)                   Statue of Emperor Qin (China)

Imperial Bronze Dragon (China)               Tikal National Park (Guatemala)

Evora (Portugal)                                             Forest Shirakami Sanchi (Japan)

View from Effiel Tower (France)         Wooden Walkway in the valley below Falls (Croatia)

BHUTAN WORLD HERITAGE
BHUTAN MS 1997 – UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE SITES.

Stamps on Mountains Peaks-Pakistan 2017.

Stamps on Mountains Peaks-Pakistan 2017.

The Year 2017 was celebrated as International Year of Sustainable Tourism for Development. Pakistan Post issued a set of four stamps featuring Mountain Peaks on this theme on 01 Jan 2017. The Peaks featured are

Broad Peak – 12th Highest Mountain Peak In the world at 8051m in Karakoram Himalayas.

Gasherbrum-1- Remote peaks in Baltoro glacier region of Karakoram at 8080m

Nangaparbat – Also known as Diamer locally is the ninth highest peak in the World at 8126m and located in Diamer district of Pakistan’s Gilgit Baltistan region.

K2- Also known Mount Godwin – Austen or Chhogori is the second highest mountain peak in the World at 8611m located in Karakoram Range.

A Sheetlet containing four Se-tenant strips is listed.

PAKISTAN TOURISM 2017 MOUNTAINS
PAKISTAN TOURISM 2017 MOUNTAIN PEAKS

Sri Lanka Wonder of Asia -Ayurveda and Waterfalls- Stamps on World Tourism Day 2011

Sri Lanka Wonder of Asia – Stamps on World Tourism Day 2011

Sri Lanka Post issued a set of 10 stamps on 27 Sep 2011 to mark World Tourism Day. Different themes were featured on each of the stamps capturing the enchanting beauty of this Island nation.

Sri Lankan Rupees 15 – Theme Bliss  – Isle of bliss. Ayurveda bath in aromatic oils and tropical flowers will breathe life into you.

Sri Lankan Rupees 15 – Theme Scenic – Waterfalls. Tea gardens. Ceylon Tea and cascading waters.

SRI LANKA TOURISM FDC 2
SRI LANKA TOURISM FDC 2011

 

Sri Lanka Wonder of Asia – Stamps on World Tourism Day 2011

Sri Lanka Wonder of Asia – Stamps on World Tourism Day 2011

Sri Lanka Post issued a set of 10 stamps on 27 Sep 2011 to mark World Tourism Day. Different themes were featured on each of the stamps capturing the enchanting beauty of this Island nation.

Sri Lankan Rupees Five – Theme Heritage – Ruwanwelisaya Stupa – It is stupa a hemispherical structure containing relics sacred to Buddhists all over the World. It is located in Anuradhapura in Central Sri Lanka.

Sri Lankan Rupees Five – Theme Heritage-Sigiriya Rock Fortress – It is UNESCO WorldHeritage Site. It is ancient rock fortress located near the town of Dambulla in Northern Matale district in the Central Province of Sri Lanka. It consists of Water Gardens, Frescos and archaeological remains. Rocks 200 metres high exist here

Sri Lankan Rupees Five – Theme Festive-Dances of Sri Lanka

Sri Lankan Rupees Five – Theme Festive -Festivities and Diversity.

SRI LANKA TOURISM FDC 1
SRI LANKA TOURISM FDC 2011 -World Tourism Day
SRI LANKA TOURISM BROCHURE
SRI LANKA TOURISM BROCHURE -2011