Thursday, 3 January 2019
Saturday, 15 December 2018
Friday, 7 December 2018
Wednesday, 5 December 2018
|Unless you go to a large Post Office , United Kingdom Post Offices do not sell special stamps. This is peel and stick stamp I purchased as you can see on the label from the Postal Museum.|
Wednesday, 28 November 2018
|The road entering Artsakh from Armenia|
|At Border with Armenia|
|Main Post Office in Stepanakert|
|At the Post Office|
|At the monument, "We are the Mountains "|
|Downtown Stepanakert, capital of Artsakh|
|Post office in Shushi|
|The entry to the Post Office in Shushi, was not in good condition and no sign.|
Thursday, 15 November 2018
Asia-Republic of Artsakh-Shushi This is the Cathedral of Christ the Holy Savion in Shushi . About 45 minutes from Stepanakert . Not much else to see here. But the last part of Artsakh to be taken from Azerbaijan during the war.
Wednesday, 14 November 2018
Asia-Republic of Artsakh-Gandzasar This is the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist. This is the seat for The Bishop of Artsakh. It is well worth a visit and there is an excellent museum there.
|This card has a mix of stamps , the two on the left are the Republic of Artsakh and the one on the left is Nagorno Karabakh stamp. I posted this in Shushi .|
Tuesday, 13 November 2018
Asia-Republic of Artsakh-Stepanakert This is the most famous tourist site, it is just on the start of the capital. It was built in 1967 and is called " We are the Mountains ".
|These stamps are the most recent issue from Republic of Artsakh. The Post Office in the capital is very helpful and they have a philatelic display . However they may did not have a full selection in stock.|
Monday, 12 November 2018
Asia-Republic of Artsakh-Stepanakert This is the capital of Artsakh, Formally known as Nagorno Karabakh. You get here via Armenia and you need a visa that you can get in Armenia at the "Embassy " there. Here is a postcard s showing the central area.
|These stamps show the new name of Artsakh. The Post Office still sells a mix of these and Nagorno Karabakh stamps. The Post is sent out via Armenia .|
Thursday, 8 November 2018
Asia-Armenia-Yerevan This Postcard shows the famous French singer Charles Aznavour . His parents are from Armenia. So here they consider him a Famous Armenian.
|I was in Yerevan on the day that this sheep was issued. I have to say that the Philatelic Shop was busy all day with customers lining up to buy these stamps. I have to say I think it is a beautiful issue.|
|I am very pleased to have a card from Yerevan. As last time it never made it back. This card shows the symbol of the Armenian genocide .|
Tuesday, 6 November 2018
Thursday, 1 November 2018
|This is me ready to board the ship to Tokelau . Early departure about 6am.|
|One of the islands from the ship.|
|Passenger and Cargo ship. Goes about every 2 weeks or so. Over 24 hours to the islands from Samoa|
|Family who I had lunch with on the Sunday|
|Inside of Post office and Immigration office.|
|The wonderful Postmaster who opened the Post office on the Saturday night at 10pm for me.. That is service.|
|A video of part of the Catholic service on the Sunday in Nukunonu Tokelau|