The Ringed Plover (Charadrius hiaticula) mainly inhabits our natural landscapes on the seashore and sea islands. The population of the Ringed Plover has contracted from at least 8,000 couples to 1,000 or 2,000 during the past 50 years. Perhaps disappearance of suitable places of nestling on the seashore and robbery are some of the reasons [...]
Archive for April, 2012
Bulgaria post issued a postage stamp to mark 100 years of The Titanic.
The stamps feature women of Hageri and Nissi Parishes in late 19th century dress. In that period, most Harju County men already wore city clothes. Checkered skirts, as well as dresses and jackets, then made their way into women’s attire. The main headgear throughout North Estonia was the pot hat that came in various colours. [...]
The European public postal operators members of PostEurop annually issue the Europa stamp series with a common theme. This year’s topic is devoted to promoting each country’s culture and tourism under the title: Visit … The theme is intended to promote each country’s most emblematic and characteristic features, as if stamps were a window open [...]
Bulgaria post issued two stamps in the Europa series with the theme of tourism.
Godiji Parshwanath is the name given to several images of the Jain Tirthankar Parshwananth in India, and to the temple where it is the main deity (mulanayaka). Parshwanath was the 23rd Tirthankara who attained nirvana in 777 BCE. Among the images that bear the name Godiji Parshwanth, the best known is Godiji Parshvanath in the [...]
Europe is where it arose in the early nineteenth century, international tourism. Wealthy Britons who, before she married, had a habit of going on a trip to the mainland for recreation and desire to know other countries have generalized the frequency of trips, the first manifestations of organized tourism. As a result, Europe has become [...]
Australia post issued a set of 5 stamps featuring Rising Sun badge worn by Australian Army personnel. The stamp traces the design evolution of the Rising Sun badge, also known as the General Service badge, worn by Australian Army personnel. There is some uncertainty as to the origin of the first design, but the most [...]
Jersey post issued a miniature sheet to commemorate 100 years of sinking of RMS Titanic. Ten people with a Jersey connection are known to have been on board RMS Titanic on her maiden voyage although the figure does vary. The precise number has always been difficult to define due to the confusion on the night, [...]
Belarus post issued a set of two stamps Belarusian national clothes, featuring Costume of Turov and Mozyr Region and Costume of Liahovichi Region. Clothing is an important ethnic feature of the nation. The origins of Belarusian clothing tradition lie in the ancient Kiewan Rus’. The moderate continental climate, long winter and mild summer required a [...]