Merapi is an active stratovolcano located on the border between Central Java and Yogyakarta, Indonesia. It is the most active volcano in Indonesia and has erupted regularly since 1548.The mountain was still erupting on 30 November 2010 however due to lowered eruptive activity on 3 December 2010 the official alert status was reduced to level 3.
I love postcrossing, and I love when people write some interesting facts about their country. Now, I know that there're about 130 volcanoes in Indonesia ;)
Cited as one of the most beautiful cities in Europe,its extensive World Heritage Site includes the banks of the Danube, the Buda Castle Quarter, Andrássy Avenue, Heroes' Square and the Millennium Underground Railway, the second oldest in the world.Other highlights include a total of 80 geothermal springs,the world's largest thermal water cave system,second largest synagogue, and third largest Parliament building. The city attracts about 2.3 million tourists a year.
It is the longest bridge in Europe (including viaducts), and ninth longest in the world, with a total length of 17.2 km, including 0.829 km for the main bridge, 11.5 km in viaducts, and 4.8 km in dedicated access roads.
Carlsbad Caverns National Park is a United States National Park in the Guadalupe Mountains in southeastern New Mexico. The primary attraction of the park for most visitors is the show cave, Carlsbad Caverns. Visitors to the cave can hike in on their own via the natural entrance, or take the elevator directly to the Underground Lunchroom some 750 feet below.
Bird's-eye view of Manhattan and harbor. Beautiful and inspiring, this wondrous city is one of the largest in the world. A city of comerce and skyscrapers, it attracts visitors from all over the world.
The Dongsha Marine National Park is Taiwan's seventh and latest national park. It is managed by the Ministry of the Interior. It was established on January 17, 2007. The Park is on the Dongsha Islands in the South China Sea and includes the atolls and surrounding sea areas. The total area is 3,537 km², with 1.74 km² of land. The main part of the Park is the Dongsha Island, a circular atoll 25 kilometres in diameter, with tropical monsoon climate. It is about 445 km from the nearest Taiwanese city, Kaohsiung.
Built in 1821, Marblehead Lightouse is the oldest, continuously operational lightouse on the Great Lakes and has been featured on a US postage stamp. The lighthouse was the only navigational aid in the Sandusky Bay Light until 1870.
Shanghai is the most populous city in China. The city is located in eastern China, at the middle portion of the Chinese coast, and sits at the mouth of the Yangtze River.
The building shows yellow under lights is called 'Shanghai Museum'. The three high buildings in the card from left to the right is named 'The Shanghai Oriental Pearl TV Tower', 'The Jin Mao Building' and 'The Shanghai World Financial Center'-the three famous landmarks of Shanghai.
Shirakami-Sanchi is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in northern Honshū, Japan. This mountainous, unspoiled expanse of virgin forest straddles both Akita and Aomori Prefectures. Of the entire 1,300 km², a tract covering 169.7 km² was included in the list of World Heritage Sites in 1993. Siebold's beech trees make up a large portion of the forest.
Berlin is the capital city of Germany, and is one of the sixteen states of Germany. It has a population of 3.4 million peopleand is Germany's largest city. It is the second most populous city proper and the eighth most populous urban area in the European Union.
My name's Ela, I'm 20 and I live in Szczecin, Poland. I've collected postcards for 2 months. So my collection isn't too huge as far ;)
I'm also an autograph collector and this is the most important hobby for me:)