Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Sent Postcard #188 - CZECH REPUBLIC


I am sending a postcard to a man in the Czech Republic. He had a big list of postcards he likes but he specifically requested a postcard of William and Kate's wedding from the UK. I hope he doesn't mind one from Canada. Postage to the Czech Republic is $1.80, but this is a pre-paid postcard from Canada Post.

Sent Postcard #187 - JAPAN


I am sending a postcard to a woman in Japan. She said she likes all kinds of cards so I am sending this one of the Royal Wedding. Postage to Japan is $1.80 but this is a pre-paid postcard from Canada Post.

173rd Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to the Czech Republic reached its destination in 14 days after traveling 5,039 km.

172nd Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Italy got there in 9 days and traveled 4,846 km.

Postcard #164 - UNITED KINGDOM



I got a card from England today. It's a gorgeous picture of Big Ben in London and reminds me of my vacation to London in 2008. There are 3 stamps on the back - 2 of the Queen and 1 of Jodrell Bank Observatory. The card took 8 days to get here and traveled 3,648 km.

Sent Postcard #186 - UKRAINE


I am sending a postcard to a woman in the Ukraine who likes nature and sea cards. I have lots of those types of postcards! I am sending her this card of an iceberg. Postage to the Ukraine is $1.80.

Sent Postcard #185 - RUSSIA


I am sending a postcard to a young woman in Russia who likes cards of the sea and ships. I have this postcard of the Scademia in St. John's Harbour. Postage to Russia is $1.80.

171st Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Russia reached its destination in 28 days after traveling 6,617 km.

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

170th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to the Ukraine was registered after 14 days and 5,764 km of traveling.

Monday, February 27, 2012

Postcard #163 - GERMANY



There was a postcard from Germany in my mailbox today. It shows the marketplace in Bonn in the 1950's. There is 1 stamp of a flower on the back. The card took 9 days to get here and traveled 4,254 km.

Postcard #162 - FINLAND



I got a postcard from Finland today. It shows view of the city Tampere in winter. There is 1 stamp on the back of hockey players. It seems to have missed the cancellation machine too. The card took 15 days to get here and traveled 4,949 km.

Thursday, February 23, 2012

Postcard #161 - NETHERLANDS



The last card I got today is from the Netherlands. It's a folded postcard, different from any postcard I've gotten yet. There is a picture of 3 monkeys (or 1 monkey in 3 poses) on the front. The typical "See no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil" pose. The card opens up (it's a tri-fold) to show the same picture but much bigger. There is 1 international stamp on the back. The card took 7 days to get here and traveled 4,158 km.

Postcard #160 - POLAND



I also got a postcard from Poland. The photo shows 2 dolls, the text on the back reads "Polish Folk Dolls Bridal Pair from the Cracow Region". There are 2 stamps on the back, 1 showing an estate house and a Christmas stamp. The card took 52 days to get here and traveled 5,044 km.

Postcard #159 - AUSTRALIA



I got my first postcard from Australia today! I've been waiting a long time to get one from there. The card is a cute photo of koalas and the text on the back talks about saving the koala and is from the "Australian Koala Foundation". There is one stamp ($1.60) of a snowboarder on the back. The card took 16 days to get here and traveled 16,849 km.

Postcard #158 - NETHERLANDS



I got 4 postcards today! The first is from the Netherlands. A lovely photo of a boat in a canal near some windmills. The stamp on the back is the official Postcrossing stamp. The card took 17 days to get here and traveled 4,070 km.

Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Sent Postcard #184 - NETHERLANDS


I am sending a postcard to a woman in the Netherlands. She listed maps among her favourites and I just happened to have this map card of Newfoundland. Postage to the Netherlands is $1.80.

169th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to the Netherlands reached its destination in 9 days after traveling 4,090 km.

Sent Postcard #183 - TAIWAN


I am sending a postcard to a university student in Taiwan. She listed food cards among her favourites so I am sending this Purity postcard. Postage to Taiwan is $1.80.

Sent Postcard #182 - CHINA


I am sending a postcard to a young woman in China who likes all kinds of cards. I chose this cute teddy bear postcard. Postage to China is $1.80.

Sent Postcard #181 - USA


I am sending a postcard to a student at a middle school in Vermont, USA. She wants to learn about other cultures so I picked this multi-view card of Newfoundland. Postage to the USA is $1.05.

168th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to China was registered after 26 days and 11,973 km.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

167th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to BC, Canada reached its destination in 8 days after traveling 5,078 km.

166th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to the USA was registered today. It took 8 days to get there and traveled 1,857 km.

Postcard #157 - USA



I got a postcard of a Flamingo from Florida, USA today. There is one stamp on the back of a Peregrine Falcon. The card took 16 days to get here and traveled 3,364 km.

Monday, February 20, 2012

Sent Postcard #180 - ITALY


I am sending my first card to Italy today! I've never received one from there either. It's always nice to get a different country. The guy I am sending to likes city or landscape cards so I picked this postcard of St. John's. Postage to Italy is $1.80.