Monday, December 31, 2012

444th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Poland reached its destination in 21 days after traveling 5,125 km.

Postcard #431 - BELARUS



My other card today is from Belarus. It's a painting of Governor's Street in the capital of Minsk in 1915. There is a Christmas stamp on the back. The card took 37 days to get here and traveled 5,397 km.

Postcard #430 - BELGIUM



I got 2 postcards today, my last 2 for 2012. The first is from Belgium and shows the park and rose garden in Jemappes in the city of Mons. There is 1 stamp on the back of 2 Belgium icons, the Atomium and the Manneken Pis. The card took 19 days to get here and traveled 4,043 km.

Sunday, December 30, 2012

443rd Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Finland reached its destination in 12 days after traveling 4,930 km.

Friday, December 28, 2012

442nd Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Taiwan reached its destination in 17 days after traveling 12,038 km.

Postcard #429 - GERMANY



The other card I got today is from Germany. It shows the lighthouse Roter Sand in the North Sea, built in 1883. There is 1 stamp on the back of a church. The card took 11 days to get here and traveled 4,224 km.

Postcard #428 - LATVIA



I got 2 postcards today. The first is a beautiful Christmas scene of Riga in Latvia. There are 2 stamps on the back of a coat of arms and a Christmas stamp. The card took 17 days to get here and traveled 5,057 km.

Thursday, December 27, 2012

Sent Postcard #467 - FRANCE


I am sending a postcard to a woman in France. She had this card in her favourites. Postage to France is $1.80.

Sent Postcard #466 - TURKEY


I am sending a postcard to a university student in Turkey. This card of Ottawa seemed to match his favourites. Postage to Turkey is $1.80.

Sent Postcard #465 - NETHERLANDS


I am sending a postcard to a man in the Netherlands. He likes modern architecture so I thought this would be a neat card to send him. Postage to the Netherlands is $1.80.

Sent Postcard #464 - USA


I am sending a postcard to a woman in Illinois, USA. I chose this iceberg card since she likes local scenery or unique things. Postage to the USA is $1.05.

Tuesday, December 25, 2012

441st Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to the Netherlands reached its destination in 6 days after traveling 4,145 km.

Monday, December 24, 2012

Postcard #427 - RUSSIA



My last postcard today is from Russia. It's a painting called The Bogatyr (1898) by Mikhail Vrubel. There are 4 stamps on the back of a lynx, 2 of the Kremlin and 1 of a knight and other medieval people. The card took 26 days to get here and traveled 5,259 km.

Postcard #426 - CHINA



My 6th card today is from China. It shows the Jing'an Temple in Shanghai. There are 2 stamps on the back - 1 that says "Start Here" and celebrates the 26th Summer Universiade in Shenzhen and 1 of trees and hills. The card took 74 days to get here and traveled 11,255 km.

Postcard #425 - PORTUGAL



My 5th card is from Portugal. It is a lovely photo of Cabo da Roca and the lighthouse on the most westerly point of Europe. There is 1 colourful stamp on a woman on the back celebrating the Festa da Flor in Madeira (Flower Festival). The card took 14 days to get here and traveled 3,657 km.

Postcard #424 - GERMANY



My next postcard is from Germany. It's Monet's Waterlilies painting. There are 2 stamps on the back, a marigold and a Christmas stamp. The card took 13 days to get here and traveled 4,251 km.

Postcard #423 - POLAND



My next card comes from Poland. It's a beautiful photo of the coast along the Baltic Sea. There are 2 stamps on the back of a church and a house. The card took 33 days to get here and traveled 5,058 km.

Postcard #422 - NETHERLANDS



My 2nd card is from the Netherlands and is a photo of a lighthouse. There are 3 stamps on the back, a Christmas stamp, 1 with the letters NL repeated and a UNICEF stamp. The card took 7 days to get here and traveled 4,051 km.

Postcard #421 - TAIWAN



I got 7 postcards today, wow, what a great Christmas gift! The first is from Taiwan and shows the Chikan Lou, in Tainan City. It is a fort and an historic site. There are 2 stamps on the back of flowers. The card took 14 days to get here and traveled 12,177 km.

Sunday, December 23, 2012

440th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Norway reached its destination in 21 days after traveling 3,951 km.

Friday, December 21, 2012

439th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to the USA was registered today. It took 8 days to get there and traveled 1,982 km.

438th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to France reached its destination in 8 days after traveling 4,376 km.

Postcard #420 - JAPAN



My 2nd card is from Japan. It's a photo of the flower Corydalis ambigua that grows in Japan. There is 1 stamp on the back of a little girl, a painting by Minami Kunzo. The card took 19 days to get here and traveled 10,015 km.