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Indian Theme on Foreign Stamps:Kyrgyzstan

The Great Silk Road The Silk Road or Silk Route was an ancient network of trade routes that were for centuries central to cultural interaction originally through regions of Eurasia   connecting the East and West   and stretching from the Korean peninsula and Japan to the Mediterranean … Continue reading

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New Stamps from Gibraltar

Historic Streets of Gibraltar Street names in Gibraltar became official in the 1870s, when street signs (in English) were first erected by the police. Up until then, streets had no official name and were therefore referred to either by their … Continue reading

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Canada Issued Stamps on World Heritage Sites

Canada Post issued five stamps celebrating extraordinary Canadian locations whose rugged grandeur and cultural impact have earned global recognition as UNESCO World Heritage sites.Included is Canada’s newest UNESCO World Heritage site, the Red Bay Basque Whaling Station, located along the … Continue reading

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Iceland Issued Stamp on 50 Years of Surtsey

In the morning of 14 November 1963 fishermen from the Vestmannaeyjar saw a cloud of smoke rising from the ocean 18 km southwest of Heimaey island.The Surtsey eruption had commenced a few days earlier on the sea floor, at a … Continue reading

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Lithuania:Stamps on world Heritage Curonian Spit

Lithuanian issued two stamps on 26th mAY 2012under The World Heritage Objects series  The stamps feature the Curonian Spit.One of the new stamps depicts the dunes of the Curonian Spit, and the second one features an ethnographic fisherman\’s homestead in … Continue reading

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