The Cliff Palace is the largest cliff dwelling in North America. The structure built by the Ancient Pueblo Peoples Mesa Verde National Park in their former homeland region.
Mesa Verde National Park is a US National Park and UNESCO World Heritage Site located in Montezuma County, Colorado. It was created in 1906 to protect some of the best preserved cliff dwellings in the world.
Monks Mound is the largest Pre-Columbian earthwork in America north of Mesoamerica. Located at the Cahokia Mounds UNESCO World Heritage Site near Collinsville, Illinois, its size was calculated in 1988 as about 30 m high, 291 m long including the access ramp at the southern end, and 236 m wide. This makes Monks Mound roughly the same size at its base as the Great Pyramid of Giza. Its base circumference is larger than the Pyramid of the Sun at Teotihuacan.
Nine Creeks is located in Misty Forest, on the south of Longjing (Dragon Well) and 10 kilometers away from the West Lake. It's a beautiful and quiet scene of waters in mountains with creeks as the theme and mountains and trees as the background.
The Thousand Islands is the name of an archipelago of islands that straddle the Canada-USA border in the Saint Lawrence River as it emerges from the northeast corner of Lake Ontario. They stretch for about 80 km downstream from Kingston, Ontario. The Canadian islands are in the province of Ontario. The U.S. islands are in the state of New York. The islands, which number 1,793 in all, range in size from over 40 square miles (100 km2) to smaller islands occupied by a single residence, to even smaller uninhabited outcroppings of rocks that are home to migratory waterfowl.
On the postcard we can see Boldt Castle which is located on Heart Island (New York).
This postcard doesn't show Ukraine but I love a quote Margarita wrote on the postcard. 'Love is when you don't want to fall asleep because reality is better than dream'. Like it because it's so true. I wish I could be able to say that...
Muntinlupa city is one of the most progressive cities in the country where the boasting commercial establishments in the metropolis and the Ayala Alabang Village, a residential community, of many wealthy and famous people in the city can be found.
The Grand Canyon from Below, Running the Colorado River.
The Grand Canyon is a steep-sided canyon carved by the Colorado River in the United States in the state of Arizona. It is largely contained within the Grand Canyon National Park, one of the first national parks in the United States. Thank you Katie! :)
Turku is a city situated on the southwest coast of Finland at the mouth of the Aura River. For the year 2011, Turku has been designated to be the European Capital of Culture together with Tallinn, the capital city of Estonia.
The grottoes and niches of Longmen contain the largest and most impressive collection of Chinese art of the late Northern Wei and Tang Dynasties. These works, entirely devoted to the Buddhist religion, represent the high point of Chinese stone carving.
Grottoes are one of the three most famous ancient sculptural sites in China. There are over 2100 niches, more than 100,000 statues, some 40 pagodas and 3600 tablets and steles in the caves of Guyang, Binyang and Lianhua.
The area was inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage List in November 2000.
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:)