Monday, October 31, 2011

Sent Postcard #107 - NETHERLANDS


Postcard #107 is going to a young woman in the Netherlands who is interested in clothing. I don't have many postcards of people or clothing but I do have this one of an RCMP officer. Postage to the Netherlands is $1.75.

95th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to the Netherlands was registered after 13 days and 4,052 km.

Sunday, October 30, 2011

Sent Postcard #106 - FINLAND


Postcard #106 is going to a woman in Finland who likes flowers and nature. I am sending this card of lupins. Postage to Finland is $1.03.

94th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Poland was registered after 27 days and 5,028 km.

Saturday, October 29, 2011

Sent Postcard #105 - BELARUS


I am sending a postcard to a woman in Belarus whose favourite colour is green and likes all types of cards so I thought this art card would fit. Postage to Belarus costs $1.75.

Sent Postcard #104 - BELGIUM


I am also sending a postcard to Belgium. The man I am sending to likes cards of historic buildings so I chose this one of the Chateau Frontenac - I got it when I visited Quebec City and stayed at the Chateau Frontenac several years ago. Postage to Belgium is $1.75.

Sent Postcard #103 - USA


I am sending a postcard to a new user in Alabama, USA who likes all types of postcards. I chose this card of Canada's flag. Postage to the USA is $1.03.

93rd Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Finland got there in 14 days and traveled 4,705 km.

92nd Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to the USA was registered after 8 days and 1,952 km.

Friday, October 28, 2011

91st Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Turkey was registered after 22 days and 6,248 km.

Postcard #90 - BELGIUM



I also got a postcard from Belgium. It shows the Ardennes region in the south of Belgium and the text reads "By the paths and hedges". There are 3 stamps on the back, 1 showing people that says "Social Cohesion", another of a sugar beet (sugar industry) and the third of a diamond. The card took 8 days to get here and traveled  4,063 km.

Postcard #89 - PORTUGAL



I also got a postcard from Portugal, the first card I have gotten from there. It shows a cat in a window in the Orique neighbourhood in Lisbon. The postcard was sent by a 2 year old (with help from her aunt). There is one stamp on the back of a cat that celebrates world veterinary year. The card took 6 days to get here and traveled  3,537 km.

Postcard #88 - BELARUS



It has been a busy week for postcrossing! Today I got 3 postcards, that makes a total of 9 postcards received this week. The first postcard I got today is from Belarus. The text on the back reads "The former Lutheran Church. Now the Museum of Local Lore. The Red Bridge across the river Palata." There are 2 stamps on the back, one that shows an animal and mushrooms (polyporus umbellatus) and one of tulips. The postcard took 24 days to get here and traveled 5,678 km.

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Postcard #87 - GERMANY



The 3rd postcard is from Germany. It is a photo of an orchid with 2 sayings. I translated them with Google translate but it didn't do a perfect job. I think the top saying is "If life gives you lemons make lemonade" and the bottom one is "Have more dreams than reality can destroy". There is one stamp on the back of a church. The card took 14 days to get here and traveled 4,203 km.

Postcard #86 - FINLAND



The 2nd card I got today is from Finland. The picture is of Rovaniemi, the capital city of Lapland in the Arctic Circle. There is 1 stamp on the back of a dog. The postcard took 35 days to get here and traveled 4,798 km.

Postcard #85 - NETHERLANDS



I got 3 postcards today! The first is from the Netherlands and I believe the text reads "Experience Rotterdam". It shows 2 night shots from the city. There is one stamp on the back of a bike whose wheels are globes. The postcard took 8 days to get here and traveled 4,132 km.

Tuesday, October 25, 2011

Postcard #84 - UKRAINE



I also got a postcard from Ukraine - Ukraine is a popular country lately. It shows Donbass Arena in the city of Donetsk. There is one stamp on the back of an inkpot, it is a Euro stamp. The postcard took 19 days to get here and traveled 6,355 km .

Postcard #83 - USA



I got 2 postcards today. The first is from California, USA. It shows Alcatraz in San Francisco. We vacationed in San Francisco this September so this view is familiar to me. There is one stamp on the back of Voyageurs National Park in Minnesota. It cost 80 cents to mail. The postcard got here in 8 days and traveled 5,527 km.

Sent Postcard #102 - UKRAINE


I am sending a postcard to the Ukraine today. The woman I am sending to likes art so I chose this fall painting by the Group of Seven. Postage to Ukraine is $1.75.

90th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Ukraine was registered after 13 days and 5,764 km.

Monday, October 24, 2011

Postcard #82 - POLAND



I got a postcard from Poland today. The person who sent it to me forgot to write the ID number on it but luckily the postcrossing website found it for me. The ID number is what lets you register the card. The postcard shows St. Mary's Church and Cloth Hall in Kraków. Cloth Hall is a central feature of the Main Market Square in the Kraków Old Town and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. There are 2 stamps on the back, one of Sopot on the Baltic shore and one of a manor house (I have received that stamp before). The card took 12 days to get here and traveled 5,078 km.

Saturday, October 22, 2011

Sent Postcard #101 - GERMANY


Postcard #101 is going to a woman in Germany who likes cards of cities and landscapes. I am sending this postcard of Victoria, BC that I bought on my last trip there. Postage to Germany is $1.75.

89th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Germany got there in 10 days after traveling 4,307 km.

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Sent Postcard #100 - USA


Wow, 100 postcards sent!!! Postcard #100 is going to New York state, USA. I am sending this card of Cabot Tower - she said she likes postcards of castles or of where you live, so I thought this would suit. Postage to the USA is $1.03.