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Bauhaus and its Sites in Weimar and Dessau

Between 1919 and 1933, the Bauhaus School, based first in Weimar and then in Dessau, revolutionized architectural and aesthetic concepts and practices. The buildings put up and decorated by the school’s professors (Walter Gropius, Hannes Meyer, Laszlo Moholy-Nagy and Wassily… 124 more words


The Forbidden City

This is a picture of the Forbidden City (now known as the Palace Museum) in Beijing, China. According to Wikipedia it was built in the 15th century and was the imperial palace, ceremonial centre, and political hub of China throughout the Ming and Qing dynasties, only being taken over for use as a museum in the early 20th century. 32 more words


Received from: Germany, Lithuania, & U.S.A.

Three in, through both swap-bot & Postcrossing.  Clockwise from top:

From Maryland, U.S.A., comes the recipe for crab cakes.  Whatever YOUR region’s local food, I suppose you could swap it out for the crab in this recipe. 62 more words

From Catarina in Portugal

Catarina sent me my very first postcard from Portugal!

I love the buildings on the front! I think they are just so neat looking! She also included a stamp showing an archaeological site! 58 more words



I seem to get a lot of postcrossing cards from Russia. It must have a large participating population of postcrossers. Here are some recent arrivals from Russia. 22 more words


Historic Centre of the City of Salzburg

Salzburg has managed to preserve an extraordinarily rich urban fabric, developed over the period from the Middle Ages to the 19th century when it was a city-state ruled by a prince-archbishop. 232 more words