Feb 2, 2010

#204 - CHINA - mr.shi

mr. shi sent me this wonderful card which was since a long time on my top favorites! The card shows the UNESCO world heritage site Wulingyuan Area.

A spectacular area stretching over more than 26,000 ha in China's Hunan Province, the site is dominated by more than 3,000 narrow sandstone pillars and peaks, many over 200 m high. Between the peaks lie ravines and gorges with streams, pools and waterfalls, some 40 caves, and two large natural bridges. In addition to the striking beauty of the landscape, the region is also noted for the fact that it is home to a number of endangered plant and animal species.http://whc.unesco.org/en/list/640
As longer as i'm getting ivolved in this Postcrossing thing (more than 3 years now) i'm more and more interested in those UNESCO sites. But i know me - i wouldn't be a good collectioner since the time is running away for things like this. And i received so many cards in the couple of years - i wouldn't be able to check them all if they are showing a UNESCo related site. So does it makes sense to start as an advanced in years postcrosser? We will see - but for now a label called UNESCO have to suffice!

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