Sunday, 30 September 2018
Saturday, 22 September 2018
|Kokopo is now the main town in East New Britain. Rabaul was mostly destroyed in the volcano eruption in 1994.. There is a post office there as well, but town a lot smaller. Kokopo is 20 km away from Rabaul.|
Friday, 21 September 2018
|The Post Office in Kokopo which is the capital of East New Britain , had a very small selection of stamps. The Post office was not busy , but very helpful.|
Wednesday, 19 September 2018
Tuesday, 18 September 2018
|The staff at the Post office on Buka Island were super friendly. They only had a few stamps to sell, but I had got extra stamps from the philatelic bureau in Port Moresby.|
Monday, 17 September 2018
|The people at the philatelic office upstairs could not be any nicer. Very helpful and had leaflets on all the latest issues. So I was able to select anything I wanted. Here you can see the philatelic postmark.|
Sunday, 16 September 2018
|Posted at a post box in the town. A standard Definitive stamp.|
Saturday, 15 September 2018
Europe-Spain-Costa del Sol I could not resist this card. The sunshine coast and a popular tourist spot. It shows all the resorts in the right order.
|The Spanish postmark was on the bottom of this card so as it went through the Irish sorting office they postmarked the stamp. Not the first time I have seen this.|
Friday, 14 September 2018
Europe-Spain-Torremolinos Typical old 70s style Spanish Resort. It is packed as it does do what it says on the tin. Long sandy beaches and loads of places to eat. The old town is quite nice.
|The Post office here had only packs of 5 stamps, so I relied on stamps I had purchased earlier. Double postmark here with the Irish post office also cancelling the stamp.|
Thursday, 13 September 2018
Tuesday, 11 September 2018
Europe-Spain-Cordoba This is the Castle of Cordoba also known as the Alcazar de los Reyes Cristianos. This is also a World Heritage Site. I did not visit the interior as I could not find the entrance and gave up in the heart. !!
|I suspect that all the mail posted in Cordoba is processed in Seville , looking at the postmark that is on this card. The stamp was purchased from the excellent Philatelic counter in Cordoba.|
Friday, 7 September 2018
Europe-Spain-Cordoba This is the Cathedral Mosque of Cordoba one of the most important buildings in Spain and a World Heritage Site. Very different in ways and a great site to visit.
|This is a beautiful mini block of a painting by Eduardo Arrovo. Showing two painters with their faces covered in paint. They have no eyes , blind to what they are doing. A very famous Spanish painter.|
Thursday, 6 September 2018
Wednesday, 5 September 2018
Europe-Spain-Andalucia I love map cards and I should buy more. This is showing Andalucia famous for Flamingo dancing. Very popular with tourists.
|The large stamp showing the King of Spain Felipe VI, very large stamp and on silver background. A beautiful stamp and great to have such a modern photograph .|