France - Spain - Pyrénées - Mont Perdu

"This outstanding mountain landscape, which spans the contemporary national borders of France and Spain, is centred around the peak of Mount Perdu, a calcareous massif that rises to 3,352 m. The site, with a total area of 30,639 ha, includes two of Europe's largest and deepest canyons on the Spanish side and three major cirque walls on the more abrupt northern slopes with France, classic presentations of these geological landforms. The site is also a pastoral landscape reflecting an agricultural way of life that was once widespread in the upland regions of Europe but now survives only in this part of the Pyrénées. Thus it provides exceptional insights into past European society through its landscape of villages, farms, fields, upland pastures and mountain roads." 

Source: UNESCO World Heritage

Postcard 1 - SPAIN
Macizo de Monte Perdido, Spain. Parque Nacional de Ordesa yMonte Perdido. Mailed from Las Palmas, Canary Island on October 27, 2011 and arrived in Penang Island on November 2, 2011. Thanks to Ave of Canary Island off Africa of Spain.

Postcard 2A - FRANCE
The Pyrenees of France. Thanks to Olivier of France.

Postcard 2B - FRANCE
View of Pyrenees - Coucher de soleil sur le cirque de Gavarnie. Le pic du Marbore. Thanks to Nancy of France.

Postcard 2C - FRANCE
A view of the Pyrenees range between Spain and France - including peaks like Mount Perdu and Cirque de Gavarnie. Thanks to Nancy of France.

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