Turkey x World Group 144 UNESCO
Dated: February 26, 2011
One of Virginia's most impressive estates, Monticello offers visitors a look into the lifestyle of Thomas Jefferson. The grounds include a vegetable garden terrace, magnificent flower gardens, two vine-yards and a re-created orchard. The house itself is an architectural masterpiece as it brings his French influences home to Virginia countryside. Jefferson, whose grave is in the family cemetery on the estate, was the author of the Declaration of Independence, the 3rd President of the US and the founder of University of Virginia.
American Clock, Lunar Year stamps
Dated: March 2, 2011
The picture on the card is the Taru Observatory, which is part of the Struve Geodetic Arc in Estonia. Thank you so much for this wonderful card Heidi!
|Friedebert Tuglas stamp|
Asia Meets The World RR Group 180
Dated: February 16, 2011
Lagoa Rodrigo de Freitas, mostly known as "Lagoa", is a lagoon and district in the Lagoa, Zona Sul (South Zone) of Rio de Janeiro. The lagoon is connected to the Atlantic, allowing sea water to enter, by a canal which is bordered by the park locally known as Jardim de Alá.