Monday, January 30, 2012

Sent Postcard #161 - USA


I am sending a postcard to a woman in Maine, USA, who likes holiday cards. I chose this Valentine's postcard. Postage to the USA is $1.05.

Sunday, January 29, 2012

148th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Russia was registered after 32 days and traveling 9,870 km.

Sent Postcard #160 - GERMANY


I am sending a postcard to a woman in Germany who likes horse postcards. This is the only one I have with horses on it. It's from a book of postcards about The Hobbit. Postage to Germany is $1.80.

147th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Germany was registered after 10 days and 4,325 km.

Friday, January 27, 2012

Postcard #139 - SWITZERLAND



I got a postcard from Switzerland today. It shows the city of Aarau on the River Aar. There is one stamp on the back of an artist and art. The card took 8 days to get here and traveled 4,454 km.

Postcard #138 - SLOVENIA



I got a wonderful postcard from Slovenia today. It shows different views in the capital city of Ljubljana. There is 1 stamp on the back, it looks like a bird made out of wood. The card took 19 days to get here and traveled 4,989 km.

Sent Postcard #159 - AUSTRIA


I am sending a postcard to a woman in Austria who has received over three thousand postcards!! She listed royals as one of her favourites so I am sending this card of William and Kate's wedding. Postage to Austria is $1.80.

Sent Postcard #158 - CHINA


I am sending a postcard to a man in China who likes scenery cards. I chose this one of Gros Morne National Park. Postage to China is $1.80.

146th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to China reached its destination in 23 days after traveling 11,973 km.

Thursday, January 26, 2012

145th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to the USA got there in 7 days and traveled 5,540 km.

Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Sent Postcard #157 - FINLAND


I am sending a postcard to a teen aged girl in Finland. One of her likes is angels so I chose this Valentine's Day card. Postage to Finland is $1.80.

Sent Postcard #156 - NETHERLANDS


I am sending a postcard to a young boy in the Netherlands. He likes animal cards so I picked this moose card. Postage to the Netherlands is $1.80.

144th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Sweden got there in 13 days after traveling 4,619 km.

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

143rd Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to the Netherlands got there in 12 days after traveling 4,074 km.

Postcard #137 - UKRAINE



In my mailbox today was a postcard from the Ukraine. It's a photo of St. Andrew's Church (built in 1749-1762) in Kiev, the capital of the Ukraine. There are 2 stamps on the back, a beautiful Christmas one and one of pottery. The card took 21 days to get here and traveled 5,764 km.

Sent Postcard #155 - POLAND


I am sending a postcard to Poland. Since it is close to Valentine's Day I chose this vintage reproduction Valentine card. Postage to Poland is $1.80.

142nd Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Latvia got there is 16 days and traveled 5,057 km.

Monday, January 23, 2012

Sent Postcard #154 - FRANCE


I am sending a postcard to a new user in France. She didn't specify what kind of cards she liked so I picked this one from Quebec City. Postage to France is $1.80.

Postcard #136 - CZECH REPUBLIC



I also got a card from the Czech Republic. It is a photo of St. Nicholas Cathedral in Malá Strana, a district in Prague. There are 2 stamps on the back, 1 of a rose and another celebrating the 100th anniversary of the National Technical Museum. The card took 11 days to get here and traveled 4,765 km.

Postcard #135 - CHINA



I got a postcard from China today. It is an art card of some houses and a tree by the water, very pretty. There is a nice stamp on the back of Chinese characters, I wish I knew what it said. According to the postcrossing site the card took 270 days to get here, because the person who sent it to me drew my name last April. But she only sent the card 13 days ago. The card traveled 10,250 km.

141st Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Estonia reached its destination in 19 days after traveling 5,138 km.

Thursday, January 19, 2012

Sent Postcard #153 - GERMANY


I am sending a postcard to a woman in Germany who prefers landscape postcards. I chose this one of outport Newfoundland (Bay de Verde). Postage to Germany is $1.80.

140th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to the Czech Republic reached its destination in 15 days after traveling 5,027 km.

Postcard #134 - SWEDEN



I also received a postcard from Sweden. It shows pictures from the island of Gotland in southern Sweden, including a picture of Pippi Longstocking. I read several Pippi Longstocking books when I was growing up. There is 1 stamp on the back of Kaknästornet (The Kaknäs tower), a TV tower. The card took 7 days to get here and traveled 4,547 km.

Postcard #133 - NORWAY



I got this beautiful lighthouse postcard from Norway today. It shows the lighthouse at Lindesnes, the southern most point in Norway. It was built in 1920 and is a tourist destination. There is 1 stamp on the back of a landscape. The card took 9 days to get here and traveled 4,190 km.

Sent Postcard #152 - SLOVENIA


I am sending a postcard to a young girl in Slovenia. I chose this Valentine's postcard because she said she liked hearts. Postage to Slovenia is $1.80.