Wednesday, May 30, 2012

246th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to the Netherlands was registered today. It took 7 days to get there and traveled 4,132 km.

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

245th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to China reached its destination in 20 days after traveling 11,255 km.

Sunday, May 27, 2012

244th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Taiwan was registered today. It took 28 days to get there and traveled 12,196 km.

Friday, May 25, 2012

Postcard #231 - NETHERLANDS



I got a postcard from the Netherlands today. I've gotten a lot of postcards this week! This one shows a photo of tulip fields. There are 3 stamps on the back, 1 of St. John (Sint-Janskathedraal) of 's-Hertogenbosch, 1 of De Hoge Veluwe National Park and 1 of a comic strip by Joost Swarte. The card took 10 days to get here and traveled 4,104 km.

Sent Postcard #261 - JAPAN


I am sending a postcard to a man in Japan who has  received over 3500 postcards!! He likes UNESCO cards so I picked this one of Gros Morne. Postage to Japan is $1.80.

243rd Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to the UK reached its destination in 7 days after traveling 3,658 km.

Thursday, May 24, 2012

Sent Postcard #260 - POLAND


I am sending a postcard to a woman in Poland. She has this RCMP card in her favourites so I think she will like it. Postage to Poland is $1.80.

Sent Postcard #259 - UKRAINE


I am sending a postcard to a new user in the Ukraine. I picked this multi-view card of Newfoundland sites. Postage to the Ukraine is $1.80.

242nd Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Austria was registered today. It took 8 days to get there and traveled 5,019 km.

241st Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Lithuania reached its destination in 9 days after traveling 5,225 km.

Postcard #230 - SWITZERLAND



My 3rd postcard today is from Switzerland. It's a photo of the fountain in front of Jean Tinguely Museum in Basel, Switzerland. There are 4 stamps on the back. 1 of Planta House, Samedan, 1 of a mailman, 1 of the cathedral of Saint Pierre, Geneva and 1 of the Chapel Bridge in Lucerne. The card took 9 days to get here and traveled 4,519 km.

Postcard #229 - BELARUS



My 2nd card today is from Belarus. According to the writing on the back it is a swimming pool for children in the Adler resort, Sochi, Russia. There are 4 stamps on the back, 1 of tulips and 3 of a wolf. The card took 75 days to get here and traveled 5,597 km.

Postcard #228 - NETHERLANDS



I got 3 postcards today! The first is from the Netherlands. It's a photo of the the Jan van Speijk Lighthouse, built in 1834 and named after Dutch sea captain Jan van Speijk. It is located in the North Sea town of Egmond aan Zee. There is 1 stamp on the back of a house. The card took 12 days to get here and traveled 4,036 km.

Sent Postcard #258 - BRAZIL


I am sending a postcard to a man in Brazil. He didn't list any favourite types of postcards but he is a biologist so I think he will like this iceberg card. Postage to Brazil is $1.80.

240th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Hong Kong reached its destination in 15 days after traveling 12,159 km.

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Sent Postcard #257 - NETHERLANDS


I am sending a postcard to a woman in the Netherlands. She doesn't have any favourites listed so I hope she likes this card of an RCMP officer. Postage to the Netherlands is $1.80.

Postcard #227 - TAIWAN



I got a postcard from Taiwan today. It's a watercolour painting of the Museum of Taiwan Literature. There are 3 stamps on the back, 1 of a flower and 2 of lighthouses. The card took 14 days to get here and traveled 12,154 km.

239th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Australia was registered today. It only took 8 days to get there!!! It traveled 17,494 km.

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Postcard #226 - ESTONIA



My final postcard today is from Estonia. It is a multi-view card showing photos from the capital city of Tallinn. There is 1 stamp on the back of a Euro coin. The card took 50 days to get here (although the postmark is April 30) and traveled 5,060 km.

Sent Postcard #256 - GERMANY


I am sending a postcard to Germany.  The young woman I am sending to likes multi-views, especially night views, of the sender's country. I picked this card of Montreal. Postage to Germany is $1.80.

Postcard #225 - RUSSIA



My 3rd postcard today is from Russia. It shows 2 photos, the Department of Russian Art at the Chuvash state art museum and the main building of the Chuvash agricultural academy. There are 2 stamps on the back. 1 celebrating the 5oth anniversary of the State Kremlin Palace and 1 of  the bridge over Kena. The card took 24 days to get here and traveled 6,330 km.

Postcard #224 - FINLAND



My 2nd postcard today comes from Finland. It is a photo of a field of Fireweed, a common wildflower here in Canada as well as Finland (it is called Rosebay Willowherb on the back of the card). The photo is by Hannu Hautala; the sender said he is a famous photographer in Finland. There is 1 stamp on the back of the Bothnian Sea National Park. The card took 9 days to get here and traveled 4,971 km.

Postcard #223 - FRANCE



I got a postcard from France today. It's a night shot of L'Arc de Triomphe in Paris. There is 1 Marianne stamp on the back. The card took 19 days to get here and traveled 4,026 km.

238th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Poland was registered today. It took 8 days to get there and traveled 4,854 km.

Sunday, May 20, 2012

Sent Postcard #255 - FINLAND


I am sending a postcard to a woman in Finland. She said she likes flag stamps and stickers so I thought she would also like a flag postcard. Postage to Finland is $1.80.