Friday, September 25, 2009

Vilas County - Eagle River, Wisconsin




The Gypsy Villa Resort sent this card along. Nice ad

Door County - Baileys Harbor, Wisconsin





The owners of the Gordon Lodge sent this card.

Hampshire County - Amherst, Massachusetts




The Amherst Area Chamber of Commerce sent this lovely card highlighting Emily Dickinson's Homestead

Algeria




This is a great multiview of Algeria that I got via a private trade with a fellow postcrosser.

Pinal County - Apache Junction, Arizona




This is a great view of the Superstition Mountains at Twilight sent by the Apache Junction Chamber of Commerce

San Mateo County - Montara, California




The Point Montara Lighthouse has been turned into a hostel. What a great way to spend a nice weekend.

Beaver County - Beaver, Oklahoma




It was not until 1970 that anyone considered making a sport out of throwing Cow Chips. The World Cow Chip Throwing contest is held the 3rd weekend in April each year in Beaver, Oklahoma in rememberance of the early day pioneers.

This great card of the beaver holding a giant cow chip was sent by Beaver Chamber of Commerce

Tulare County - Exeter, California




Exeter, CA one of "America's Prettiest Painted Places". Quaint downtown shops, as well s locally owned and operated businesses, harken back to a simpler time. Exeter, in the heart of the Central san Joaquin Valley, has scenic views and many quality of life events throughout the year.

This was sent by the Exeter Chamber of Commerce

Allen County - Iola, Kansas




This is a great picture of the Trinity United Methodist Church, which came the Iola Area Chamber of Commerce.

Tillman County - Frederick, Oklahoma




This looks like a great event that takes place in Frederick by the Frederick Chamber of Commerce

Douglas County - Carson City, Nevada




This is a great view of the capitol building in Carson City which was sent by the Convention and Visitors Bureau

Winona County - Winona, Minnesota




We-No-Nah meaning "first-born daughter" in th Dakota language is the namesake for city our city and county. Legend tells of her love for a simple hunter instead of the warrior chosen by her father. Chief Wahpashaw?Wa-Pah-sha. First erected August 26, 1902. Now located at 5th and Huff Streets.

This great card was sned by owners of the Carriage House B&B in Winona

China - Sichuan (CN-109696)




This is a wonderful card that was actually issued by the State Postal Bureau. I wish I could read what it says so I'd know what it's showing.

China - Shanghai (CN-99467)




This is a wonderful view of the Shanghai Grand Theater via postcrossing.com (CN-99467)

Taiwan - Taipei (TW-73509)




What a great look of the city of Taipei (via postcrossing.com TW-73509)

Netherlands - Veluwe (via postcrossing.com NL-193068)




This is a wonderful multiview of Veluwe(NL-193068 via postcrossing.com), the Netherlands that is found in the central region of the country.

Netherlands - Zuid (via postcrossing.com - NL-198867)




This is a great view of a windmill from the Netherlands via postcrossing.com (NL-198867)

Snowdon, Wales (via Facebook)




This is a great multiview card showing off the different seasonal looks of the region.

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Ketchikan Gateway Borough - Homer, Alaska






Visitor's to Alaska's Bear Creek Winery can enjoy fine wines made from local Alaskan fruit and berries - Blu Zin (sounds good to me), Strawberry-Rhubarb, Balck Currant, Raspberry and Rhubarb to name a few.

Santa Cruz County - Santa Cruz, California






The Hosteling International - Santa Cruz Hostel at the Carmelit Cottages sent this one. Stayed in Hostel years ago when I was in Europe.

Del Norte County - Crescent City, California






Redwood National & State Parks
A fallen redwood so slow to rot it may lie on the forest floor for as many years, renew, returning a variety of herbs, woody plants and wildlife.

The Del Norte County - Crescent City-Del Norte County Chamber of Commerce sent this great card.

Contra Costa County - Martinez, California






Visit the Martinez Museum at the corner of Court and Escobar Streets

Clark County - Ridgefield, Washington






Ridgefield Business Association

Friday, September 18, 2009

China - Dalian (via postcrossing.com CN-103263)




This is a Great view of Dalian at night via postcrossing.com

Finland (via postcrossing.com FI-606539








I got this lovely postcard for Reindeer via postcrossing.com