Private Swap - Montenegro

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Montenegro is a country located in Southeastern Europe. Its capital and largest city is Podgorica. From 1918, it was a part of Yugoslavia. On the basis of a referendum held on 21 May 2006, Montenegro declared independence on 3 June of that year. The results of the 2011 census show that Montenegro has 620,029 citizens. (source)

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Thank you Rajko!

*CLOSED* Sticker Giveaway!

I love stickers and use them a lot on my outgoing postcards.
So I decided to give away a bunch of stickers, a Spain themed mini notebook, some postcards and a little surprise!
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Rules:
* winner of the giveaway will be chosen on November 15th;
* winner has 48 hours to answer my email/u2u or new winner will be drawn.
Here’s how to enter:
* Leave a comment! Naeratus
* Extra entries:
+1 -  My blog followers (if you are my blog follower, leave other comment too, so there will be 2 entries for you) ;
*Remember to leave your contacts (email / PC or forum username) in the comments and leave separate comment for each entry.
A first person to enter will get a little surprise too!

Good luck!
*Comments take time to appear because I have to accept them first!

#251 Germany

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Thank you Nadya!

Private Swap

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Thank you Gosia!

Private Swap

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http://tite-roy-gatra-pc.blogspot.com/search/label/Bahrain

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Thank you Gosia!

Private Swap

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The World is an artificial archipelago of various small islands constructed in the rough shape of a world map, located 4km off the coast of Dubai, United Arab Emirates. The project was originally conceived by Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, the ruler of Dubai. (source)
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The Palm Islands are an artificial archipelago in Dubai, United Arab Emirates on which major commercial and residential infrastructures will be constructed. Each settlement will be in the shape of a palm tree, topped with a crescent, and will have a large number of residential, leisure and entertainment centers. (source)
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Thank you Gosia!

Private Swap

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Gracias Belem!

Private Swap - Malaysia

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Thanks SL Liew!

#250 Russia

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http://tite-roy-gatra-pc.blogspot.com/2010/09/111-russia.html

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Thank you Nastya!

Private Swap - Postcrossing Stamp

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Terschelling is a municipality and an island in the northern Netherlands, one of the West Frisian Islands.

Waddenislanders are known for their resourcefulness in using anything and everything that washes ashore. With few trees to use for timber, most of the farms and barns are built with masts recovered from shipwrecks. The islands are surrounded by shipwrecks, and even today many containers wash ashore that are blown off the decks of cargo ships in the North Sea. (source)

The first Postcrossing stamp!

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Thank you Marloes!

Thank you card

Gerald sent me a Thank You Card for the Andorra card I sent him on my vacation.

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Kiel is the capital and most populous city in the northern German state of Schleswig-Holstein, with a population of 238,049 (2010).

Due to its geographic location in the north of Germany, Kiel has become one of the major maritime centres of Germany. The city is known for a variety of international sailing events, including the annual Kiel Week, which is the biggest sailing event in the world. The Olympic sailing competitions of the 1936 and the 1972 Summer Olympics were held in Kiel. (source)

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Thank you Gerald!

10 000 page views

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The blog hit 10000 page views in the beginning of October!

Giveaway coming soon Naeratus

Private Swap - Switzerland

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The Swiss Confederation consists of 26 cantons. Each canton has its own constitution, and its own parliament, government and courts.

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Thank you Marta!

#249 Greece

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Zakynthos is a Greek island in the Ionian Sea. It covers an area of 410 km2 and its coastline is roughly 123 km in length. The island is named after Zakynthos, the son of a legendary Arcadian chief Dardanus. Zakynthos has a thriving tourism industry. (source)
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Thank you Stefan!

Andorra

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A card I sent to myself while visiting Andorra Naeratus

Private Swap - Guinea

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Guinea is a country in West Africa. Conakry is the capital, largest city and economic center. The population of Guinea is estimated at 10.2 million. The official language is French. The literacy rate of Guinea is one of the lowest in the world. The highest point is Mount Nimba at 1,750 m.  (source)

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Thank you Madeleine!

#248 USA

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Thank you Stephanie!

Private Swap - Korea (South)

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South Korea is a sovereign state in East Asia, located on the southern portion of the Korean Peninsula. Its territory covers a total area of 99,392 sq. km and has a population of almost 50 million. The capital and largest city is Seoul. South Korea is a presidential republic consisting of sixteen administrative divisions and is a developed country with a very high standard of living. (source)

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The flag of South Korea has three parts: a white background; a red and blue taegeuk in the centre; and four black trigrams, one in each corner of the flag.

The white background symbolizes "cleanliness of the people." The Taegeuk represents the origin of all things in the universe; holding the two principles of eun and yang; the former being the negative aspect rendered in blue, and the latter as the positive aspect rendered in red, in perfect balance. Together, they represent a continuous movement within infinity, the two merging as one. Traditionally, the four trigrams are related to the Five Elements of fire, water, earth, wood, and metal. (source)

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Thank you Kim!

#247 Australia

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The Blue Mountains is a mountainous region in New South Wales, Australia. The highest point of the range is Mount Werong at 1,215 m above sea level. A large part of the Blue Mountains is incorporated into the Greater Blue Mountains Area World Heritage Site, consisting of seven national park areas and a conservation reserve. (source)
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Thank you Don!

Private Swap - Bangladesh

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Bangladesh is a sovereign state located in South Asia. The name Bangladesh means "Country of Bengal" in the official Bengali language. Dhaka is the capital and largest city of Bangladesh. The population of Bangladesh at 2011 is 142.3 million and it is the 8th most populous nation in the world. (source)

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Thank you Subrata!

Private Swap - Rwanda

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Rwanda is a country in central and eastern Africa with a population of approximately 11.4 million (2011). All of Rwanda is at high altitude, with a geography dominated by mountains in the west, savanna in the east, and numerous lakes throughout the country. The climate is temperate, with two rainy seasons and two dry seasons every year.

Christianity is the largest religion in the country, and the principal language is Kinyarwanda, spoken by most Rwandans. Rwanda follows a presidential system of government. The capital, Kigali, is located near the center of Rwanda. (source)

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Thank you Jonathan!

#246 Ireland

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A great card from Postcrossing meeting in Dublin!
Galway Bay is a large bay on the west coast of Ireland, between County Galway and the County Clare. It is about 50 km long and from 10 km to 30 km in breadth. Galway Bay is famous for its unique traditional sailing craft, the Galway Hooker. (source)
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Thank you all!