Sunday, March 8, 2015

City and Village

Turkey TR-65473 received 06-28-2011

Sent by: Ceros
From: Turkey
ID number: TR-65473
Notes: The city of Trabzon is located in northeastern Turkey, along the Black Sea.  It was located along the famous historic Silk Road, and was therefore an important trading city and a melting pot of language, culture and religion.  Today, the city has a population of over 1.2 million people, and is a major exporter of anchovies, along with tea and hazelnuts.



UK - Portmeirion, Gwynedd, Wales

Sent by: Not sure - the Postcrosser didn't write her username on the card
From: Wales, United Kingdom
For: UK & Ireland to the World Tag
Notes: Portmeirion is a tourist village in North Wales, built between 1925 and 1975.  It was designed and built by architect Sir Clough Williams-Ellis in the style of an Italian village.  In the 1960s, it was used as "The Village" in the television show The Prisoner.  It has also served as the setting for numerous other films and television shows.

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