Sunday, October 9, 2016

Andorra 1967 - 23.9.1967

The stamp on this FDC is one of a set of three stamps featuring fresco paintings from the 16th Century. Andorra 1967 Frescoes in House of the Valleys (1st series) 3 value set featuring " The Temptation ", " The Kiss of Judas " and " The Descent from the Cross ".

Andorra is a tiny, independent principality situated between France and Spain in the Pyrenees mountains. It’s known for its ski resorts and a tax-haven status that encourages duty-free shopping. Capital Andorra la Vella has boutiques and jewelers on Meritxell Avenue and several shopping centers. The old quarter, Barri Antic, houses Romanesque Santa Coloma Church, with a circular bell tower.

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