Friday, May 18, 2007

China Pre-stamped Postcard JP139

China Pre-stamped Postcard
Name: China Xu Xiake International Tourism Festival

Number: JP139
Issue date: 2007 May 19th

Xu Xiake(January 5, 1587 - March 8, 1641), the great geographer, explorer and writer in the Ming Dynasty of China, spent more than 30 years in his life in traveling and discovering the vast land of China with the spirit of "traveling without boundaries" and finally accomplished the immortal masterpiece, "the Xu Xiake Travelogue". Acknowledged as the "Marco Polo" in the East, his legendary life has left great influence on China's tourism.

Xu Xiake information on Wikipedia

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