New postcard from FRANCE!

Thank you Fabienne! :)

Curiosity about France:
  • The Palace of Versailles, or simply Versailles, is a royal château in Versailles in the Île-de-France region of France. In French it is the Château de Versailles.When the château was built, Versailles was a country village; today, however, it is a suburb of Paris, some 20 kilometres southwest of the French capital.

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Torii from Japan!

Curiosity about Japan:
  • A Torii is a traditional Japanese gate most commonly found at the entrance of or within a Shinto shrine, where it symbolically marks the transition from the profane to the sacred.

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THAI Food!!!

Curiosity about Thailand:
  • Thai iced tea or cha yen (Thai: ชาเย็น) in Thailand is a drink made from strongly brewed black tea. Other ingredients may include added orange blossom water, star anise, crushed tamarind seed or red and yellow food coloring, and sometimes other spices as well. This tea is sweetened with sugar and condensed milk and served chilled. 

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    Another Russian postcard!

    Curiosity about Russia:
    • The first man who entered a rocket was the Soviet astronaut Yuri Gagarin, on April 12, 1961. On board of the Vostok I, he did a complete lap around the Earth.

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    Stunning HONG KONG!

    Thank you Gladys! :D

    Curiosity about Hong Kong:
    • Did you know that Hong Kong has the smallest Disneyland in the world and that it's run by the HK's government?

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    New UK postcard!

    Curiosity about UK:
    • The flag of the United Kingdom is nothing more than a mix of others: of England, Scotland and Ireland. The Wales curiously not. Below is the union of the flags:

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    It's Summer Time!

    Curiosity about Russia:
    •   Did you know that the largest forest in the world is not the Amazon, but the Russian taiga? Formed by conifers (pines), the taiga occupies much of Russia's territory (43%), Scandinavia, Alaska and Canada.

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    1st postcard from PORTUGAL!!!

    Curiosity about Portugal:
    • Do you know that when Portuguese colonized the island of Madeira they were confronted with a very complicated problem, the dense vegetation! To be inhabit it was necessary to set fire to the bush that took seven years to disappear completely.

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    1st Postctcard from CAMBODIA!!!


    Curiosity about Cambodia:
    • Angkor Wat is the maximum exponent of the architecture of the Khmer Empire, whose earliest temples date back to the sixth century. [9] The promoter of this gigantic temple mount was Suryavarman II, who reigned from 1113 to 1150 Bc.
      According to the legend, the king wanted the temple to be in a place that pleased the Gods, so he loose a cow on the plain and decided to build the temple where it stopped. Truth or not , Suryavarman II established the temple near the ancient city of Yashodharapura (which in Sanskrit means "holy city").

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    New German postcard

    Curiosity about Germany:
    • The stories of Cinderella, Rapunzel, Little Red Riding Hood and others that we know were not written by Walt Disney, but by the Grimm brothers, who were born in the city of Hanau in Germany.

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    New postcard from Chicago!

    Curiosity about USA:
    •  The word "Illinois" comes from the French pronunciation of the word Illiniwek, which has two meanings, "The People" or "Supreme People." The nickname of Illinois is Prairie State. 

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    Another Birthday postcard :)

    Curiosity about Finland:
    • This country has a very strong sauna culture. There are one sauna for every three person. Some families go every day!

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    New Thai postcard!

    I absolutely LOVE this postcard and stamps! So beautiful... It shows the Phi Phi Islands.

    Curiosity about Thailand:
    • The Phi Phi Islands belong to Thailand and are located in the Indian Ocean, between Phuket Island and the mainland.
      Integrated Phi Phi National Park Hat-Nopparat, have environmental protection.

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    German postcard

    Curiosity about Germany:
    • In Germany, there are about 1500 kinds of sausages and something like 5,000 brands of beer. So when you are going to a bar and ask for a beer, don't forget to be a little bit  more specific.

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    Quelques cartes de France...

    I love this postcard! It's so beautiful... Merci beaucoup Alicia :)

    Curiosity about France:
    • The Louvre museum was built in 1190 and was then used as a stronghold of the Viking raids. Over the years, has undergone several reforms, including the construction of the glass pyramid. There you can visit such works as the Mona Lisa, Leonardo da Vinci, Venus de Milo, the Raphael and Rembrandt, and European sculpture, furniture, tapestries, porcelain and jewelry from French choirs.

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    New DE postcard...

    Curiosity about Germany:
    • Munich's architecture blends Gothic, Renaissance and Baroque style, which contrast with some modern buildings and the bustling life of the population.

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    1st postcard from ITALY!!!

    The 1st postcard from Italy with a view of Alba:

    Curiosity about Italy:
    • In some supermarkets the consumer receives a portable reading bar code machine, which is used each time the customer places a product in his/her shopping cart. This machine automatically makes the sum of purchase, and at the end, the cashier does not check product by product and only charges what the machine is showing on the display. It is a vote of confidence in citizens.

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