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.
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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.

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

 

Fantastic Beaches of Sri Lanka on Miniature Sheets -2010

Fantastic Beaches of Sri Lanka on Miniature Sheets -2010

Sri Lanka issued three miniature sheets and stamps on 07 Sep 2010. The theme was Sri Lanka’s Fantastic beaches and these stamps were issued as part of Visit Sri Lanka Stamp series. Each miniature sheet was priced at  100 Sri Lankan rupees but the Face value of stamps was different.

15 SLR – Pasikdudah Beach. It is located 30 Kilometers north-west of Batticaloa. Pasikuda means “green-algae-bay”

25 SLR – Trincomalee Beach – Major Port City on the eastern coast of Sri Lanka, it lies south of Jaffna and North of Batticaloa. Centre of Tamil Culture and Dutch history.

40 SLR -Arugam Bay Beach – It is located in Southeast Sri Lanka in Batticaloa District near Pottuvil town. It also gateway to Yala East National park.

A FDC and Brochure is listed.

SRI LANKA FDC BEACHES
SRI LANKA FDC 2010 – FANTASTIC BEACHES
SRI LANKA BEACHES BROCHURE
SRI LANKA BEACHES BROCHURE

Tourism Sites of Thailand on Stamps – 2004

Tourism Sites of Thailand on Stamps – 2004

Thailand issued a set of Five stamps on Tourism sites in Thailand under the theme “Unseen Thailand” on 28 Sep 2004. All are Three Baht stamps.

3.00 Baht -Khu Khut Waterfowl Park, Songkhla Province

3.00 Baht – Plant Market Khlong,15, Nakhon Nayok Province

3.00 Baht – Huppatad, Uthai Thani Province

3.00 Baht – Thai Muang Beach, Phanom Province

3.00 Baht – WildGaur of Khao Yai National Park, Nakhon Ratchasima Province.

A FDC with five stamps is listed.

thailand fdc unseen tourism
THAILAND FDC 2004 -UNSEEN THAILAND TOURISM SITES

Miniature Sheet Hong Kong China – Public Architecture 2016

Miniature Sheet Hong Kong China – Public Architecture 2016

Hong Kong Post issued a miniature sheet on 31 Mar 2016 to commemorate Public Architecture in Hong Kong. The buildings featured on stamps are

1.70 $ – Hong Kong Museum of Coastal Defence.

2.20 $ -Victoria Park Swimming Pool.

2.90 $ -Sai Kung Waterfront Park.

3.10 $- Tin Shui Wai Leisure & Cultural Building

3.70 $-Hong Kong Wetland Park

5.00 $- Services Departments Headquarters

MS HONG KONG ARCHI BLDGS
MS HONG KONG 2016 -PUBLIC ARCHITECTURE IN HONG KONG

 

First Definitive Stamps of Zimbabwe -1980

First Definitive Stamps of Zimbabwe -1980

On 18th Apr 1980 Zimbabwe issued the First Definitives . It was a set of 15 stamps on Gems. Animals and Waterfalls. Five stamps were issued on each theme.

Gems- 1,3,4,5,7 Cents

1c- Morganite , 3c – Amethyst , 4c – Garnet , 5c – Citrine , 7c – Blue Topaz.

Animals – 9,11,13,15,17 Cents

9c- Black Rhinoceros , 11c – Lion, 13c- Warthog , 15c – Giraffe , 17c – Zebra

Waterfalls – 21, 25, 30, $1, $2

21c – Odzani Falls ,25c – Goba Falls , 30c- Inyangoombe falls ,$1 – Bridal Veil Falls , $2 -Victoria Falls.

A First Day Cover cancelled on First Day of Issue at Salisbury is listed

FDC ZIMBABWE IST DEFINITIVES
FDC ZIMBABWE IST DEFINITIVES -1980