Sunday, August 22, 2010

Cover from Italy ...

Many thanks Giovanni for this awesome cover with special postmark of Giostra della Quintana ;-)))

The Giostra della Quintana is a knight historical ring jousting tournament. It takes place in the Town of Foligno, in central Italy. The challenges takes place in June (1st Challenge) during a Saturday night and September (the counter-challenge) the 2nd or 3rd Sunday of September.

Giovanni affixed stamp of Italia 2009 - the Aqueduct Bridge of Segovia, Spain. The Aqueduct Bridge of Segovia is a Roman aqueduct and one of the most significant and best-preserved ancient monuments left on the Iberian Peninsula. It is the foremost symbol of Segovia, as evidenced by its presence on the city's coat of arms. The Aqueduct Bridge also appears on the reverse of 5 Euro banknote.

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