Sunday, September 28, 2014

Rio de Janeiro

Received from: Brazil
Category: private swap
Date: July 2014

The Niterói Contemporary Art Museum (Museu de Arte Contemporânea de Niterói — MAC) is situated in the city of Niterói, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and is one of the city’s main landmarks. It was completed in 1996. Designed by Oscar Niemeyer with the assistance of structural engineer Bruno Contarini, who had worked with Niemeyer on earlier projects, the MAC-Niterói is 16 meters high; its cupola has a diameter of 50 meters with three floors. The museum projects itself over Boa Viagem (“Bon Voyage,” “Good Journey”), the 817 square metres (8,790 sq ft) reflecting pool that surrounds the cylindrical base “like a flower,” in the words of Niemeyer.

Friday, September 26, 2014


Received from: Spain
Category: from a friend
Date: August 2014

The Magic Fountain of Montjuïc is a fountain located at the head of Avenida Maria Cristina in the Montjuïc neighborhood of Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain. The fountain is situated below the Palau Nacional on the Montjuïc hill and near the Plaça d'Espanya and Poble Espanyol de Barcelona. The fountain, like most of the surrounding developments, was constructed for the 1929 Barcelona International Exposition.

Tuesday, September 16, 2014


Received from: Belarus
Category: Postcrossing - official card
Date: August 2014
Distance: 472 km
Time of travelling: 113 days

Sunday, September 14, 2014


Received from: Denmark
Category: private swap
Date: September 2014

Horsens is a Danish city in east Jutland. It is the site of the council of Horsens municipality. The city's population is 55,884 and the Horsens municipality's population is 85,662 (1 January 2014). Horsens lies at the end of Horsens Fjord in eastern Jutland. The city is surrounded by typical moraine landscape with low hills and valleys created by glaciers during the last ice ages. Horsens is 50 km south of Aarhus and 30 km  north of Vejle, and approximately 200 km from Copenhagen.