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ok feel free to add your own interpretations, 2 postcards per country: 1. Afghanistan National Geographic cover (by Steve McCurry) and green hills by Luke Powell http://dranapukhtana.com and http://avalon.unomaha.edu/afghan/index.htm 2. Albania Aurel Duka, www.shqiperia.com 3. Algeria El Ouana Yann Arthus Betrand, www.yannarthusbertrand.com Ghardaia oasis Yann Arthus Betrand, www.yannarthusbertrand.com 4.Andorra http://voyages.caradisiac.com and www.echaillon.com 5. Angola Fenda da Tundavala, www.w-wv.com www.luminous-landscape.com 6.Argentina by Lalo de Almeida www.nytimes.com Moreno glacier www.rutasur.com 7. Armenia Alexandra Avakian www.ngphotooftheday.blogspot.com Hayk Rachidian www.haykland.com 8. Australia www.kicklifesass.com and www.ingolfwetrust.com 9.Austria by Rich Bell, www.travel.webshots.com www.gerstner.at 10. Azerbaijan http://shekiazerbaijan.blogspot.com www.nationalgeographic.com 11.Bahamas: Serge Andrefouet, http://earthasart.gsfc.nasa.gov and Richard Patterson, http://travel.nytimes.com 12. Bahrain James L Stansfield, http://photography.nationalgeographic.com www.aulia-e-hind.com 13. Bangladesh Richard I' Anson, www.lonelyplanetimages.com and Bir Azam, www.earthshots.org 14.Barbados David Macdonald, www.davidmacd.com and Jane @http://www.travelphotoguide.com 15.Belarus Ivana Kupala pagan night, Bobr, www.daylife.com and www.world66.com 16.Belgium Brussels and Carnival of Binche www.mglobe.com and K. Van Lidth, www.visitbelgium.com 17. Belize http://strata.geol.sc.edu and Jane @ www.travelphotoguide.com. The Blue Hole 18.Benin Pfahlbau Museum image, www.wikimedia.org and Dervish Voodoo dance, http://roswell.fortunecity.com 19. Bhutan Tigers Nest monastery Leo Palmer, http://unusuallife.com Pat Morrow, www.patmorrow.com 20.Bolivia abc images, www.abc.net.au Salar de Uyuni saltpan www.jimbojack.com 21.Bosnia Herzegovina www.exodus.co.uk Mostar Bridge diver by Predrag Zvijerac, www.bbc.co.uk 22.Botswana young San hunter by Chris Johns: www3.nationalgeographic.com and Okavango delta, www.game-reserve.com 23. Brazil Antonio Scorza, www.paroisasamba.com Jan Baks, Iguazu Falls on the Brazil-Argentina border, [url]www. www.pfenninger.ch 24.Burundi Bruno De Hogues www3.nationalgeographic.com Brandon Thiessen, www.flickr.com
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China: www3.nationalgeographic.com Longsheng rice terraces, Guangxi www.fuseki.net UK country house maze www.jasonhawkes.com Celtic festival, Edinburgh Jim Richardson Japan www.totalwallpapers.com www.flickr.com USA Ansel Adams, www.imageshack.us www.nascareclectic.blogspot.com France http://locationsgranville.online.fr Eric Rougier, www.fromparis.com India Japiur, the pink city www.pinkcity.net WWW.FLICKR.COM Nepal Sadhu holy man, Kathmandu Bill Wassman, www.lonelyplanetimages.com www.goldenhilltravel.co.uk Turkey www.photobucket.com, www.wowturkey.com
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YOU HAVE TO SEE THIS, the most amazing cities Ive ever seen, completely off the traveller's radar:

the 600 year old Manhattan's of the desert:





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Madagascar

www.flickr.com


www.worldwideholidays.co.uk


Switzerland

Lauterbrunnen Valley (Europe's best kept secret), 1000-3000ft high walls with 72 waterfalls on either side

www.icteachers.co.uk


Bern:

www.wmda2008.org



Indonesia


Bali procession

http://pictopia.com


Thanks to Farean, www.flickr.com





Norway


Preikestolen (Pulpit Rock)

Joachim Beetz, www.panoramio.com



Alesund

www.resimsite.com



The Maldives, (highest point 8ft above sea level):

www.caranddriving.com



The capital, Male, home to 70,000

www.billseye.ca



North Korea

Arirang festival

/www.wayfaring.info


Per Andre Hoffman

www.pahof.de



South Korea:


mountain dawn

todos_dcinside, http://wstatic.dcinside.com


www.bbc.com/news



Chile

Torres del Paine, Patagonia



Rapa Nui festival, Easter Island
www.new7wonders.com



Spain

www.geocities.com


La Tomatina festival (read: huge foodfight), Bunos

www.wastedfood.com

www.kutul.net



Ecuador


Tungurahua volcano

Patrick Taschler, http://raad.wordpress.com


http://community.foxsports.com/blogs/airwolf09
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Canada I'll add some that aren't the usual Lake Louise Charlevoix, Quebec: www.flickr.com nuit blanche, Toronto www.topleftpixel.com Lesotho, the mountain kingdom Stacy D. Gold, www3.nationalgeographic.com http://www.ispcc.ie/adults Vietnam Ha Long bay www.rickmann-uk.com http://vietnamjump.vncnus.net Malaysia Loren McConnell, http://arbyte.us/zany/Loren_Penang Thaipusam http://penangpage.com
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Iceland:

Suresh Krishna, http://travel.webshots.com


volcanic thermal spa, the Blue Lagoon Hangover party

Nicole Blommers, www.flickr.com
http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2043/...086f1d.jpg?v=0http://farm3.static.flickr.com/2139/...51ca37.jpg?v=0

Netherlands

thanx to MScraper89


tulip fields

Jaap Hart, http://photo.net/bboard/q-and-a-fetch-msg?msg_id=004GYn




Iran

earthquake hit city of Bam

www.wikipedia.org


Shah-e-Cheragh shrine, Shiraz

http://forum.iranproud.com
post #7 of 42
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can a mod please change it from "Postacrds" to Postcards
post #8 of 42
Great thread, thanks for taking the time.
post #9 of 42
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thanx! can't help but squeeze this in, Guilin: http://torchrelay.beijing2008.cn www.china-hefei.com ww.eu169.com
post #10 of 42
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More on the Celtic fire festival of Beltane in Edinburgh:

www.indymedia.org.uk


Peter Stubbs, www.edinphoto.org.uk






www.nva.org.uk, http://newsimg.bbc.co.uk, www.moonsmuses.com


www.viewimages.com
http://cache.viewimages.com/xc/80937...5397277B4DC33E http://cache.viewimages.com/xc/80938...5397277B4DC33E
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Russia Volcanoes in the world's largest forest, Siberian Kamchatka Yann Arthus Bertrand, http://community.livejournal.com/thedailyvolcano Summer at the Kremlin's fountains Alexander Zenlianichenko, www.dailylife.com Iraq a 1160 year old Samarra Mosque, saved from bomb damage http://image03.webshots.com Peace ceremony http://cache.daylife.com Mongolia www.cnadventure.com Hamid Sardar, www.holott.org Kazakhstan: www.bukhara-carpets.com Almaty New Year http://pics.livejournal.com
post #13 of 42
Nice selection of classic locations mixed with less traveled ones. Please post more if you have the time.
post #14 of 42
I got these pics from my Indonesian friend.

BALI

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BALI - Indonesia

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