Friday, June 29, 2012

Postcard #260 - USA



I got this nice map card from Louisiana today. It also shows the state flag (with a pelican) and flower (magnolia).  There are 4 stamps on the back of a teapot, a clock and 2 of bonsai trees. The card took 8 days to get here and traveled 3,764 km.

Thursday, June 28, 2012

Postcard #259 - USA



I also got a postcard from the USA today. It comes from a person in Texas but is a photo of Muskegon South Pier Lighthouse in Muskegon, Michigan. There are 2 stamps on the back of 2 American poets, William Carlos Williams and Gwendolyn Brooks. The card took 10 days to get here and traveled 3,866 km.

Postcard #258 - MALAYSIA



I got a postcard from Malaysia today. It shows 3 photos from the 3 main religions of Malaysia: Lord Murugan, Batu Caves (Hinduism); Thean Hou Temple, Kuala Lumpur (Buddhism) and Kuala Lumpur's oldest mosque, Masjid Jamek (Islam). There are 2 stamps on the back of a lotus flower and dove. The card took 12 days to get here and traveled 13,856 km.

Tuesday, June 26, 2012

Sent Postcard #287 - LITHUANIA


I am sending a postcard to a young woman in Lithuania. She has a big list of favourites (which is good) and one of them is city views at night. I thought she would like this card of Ottawa. Postage to Lithuania is $1.80.

269th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Ontario got there after 9 days and traveling 2,306 km.

Sent Postcard #286 - UKRAINE


I am sending a postcard to a young woman in the Ukraine who listed flags among her favourites. And I have a Canadian flag postcard. Postage to the Ukraine is $1.80.

Sent Postcard #285 - NETHERLANDS


I am sending this multi-view postcard of Arctic flowers to a woman in the Netherlands. Postage to the Netherlands is $1.80.

268th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to the Ukraine reached its destination in 18 days after traveling 5,764 km.

267th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to the Netherlands was registered today. It took 9 days to get there and traveled 4,167 km.

Sent Postcard #284 - GERMANY


I am sending a postcard to a woman in Germany. Among her favourites she listed raspberries and strawberries so I am sending this card of Newfoundland raspberries. Postage to Germany is $1.80.

266th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Germany reached its destination in 6 days after traveling 4,301 km.

Monday, June 25, 2012

Postcard #257 - LITHUANIA



My 3rd postcard today is a cute art card from Lithuania. There is 1 stamp on the back of the Expo in Shanghai. The card took 47 days to get here and traveled 5,136 km.

Postcard #256 - FINLAND



I also got a postcard from Finland today. It shows a swan and a lake and says "Summer Greetings". There is 1 stamp on the back of a tree and a lobster (a little odd). The card took 73 days to get here and traveled 4,935 km.

Postcard #255 - MACEDONIA



I got a postcard from Macedonia today, my first ever from that country. There are only 41 people in the country who are postcrossers and they have only sent 1900 postcards so I am lucky to get one from there. The postcard shows the Triumphal Arch in the capital of Macedonia, Skopje. There is 1 stamp on the back of cross country skiing from the 1998 winter Olympic games. The card took 12 days to get here and traveled 5,673 km.

Sunday, June 24, 2012

Sent Postcard #283 - FRANCE


I am sending a postcard to a woman in France. She likes city and landscape cards so I picked this one of Ottawa. Postage to France is $1.80.

Saturday, June 23, 2012

265th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Japan was registered today. It took 10 days to get there and traveled 10,700 km.

Friday, June 22, 2012

Postcard #254 - MALAYSIA



My 3rd card comes from Malaysia, my 2nd card from that country. It is also an art card. There is 1 stamp on the back of flowers. The card took 11 days to get here and traveled 13,855 km.

Postcard #253 - RUSSIA



My 2nd card comes from Russia. I can't read the text on the back but it's a lovely art card, a large square postcard. There are 4 stamps on the back. 1 of a hare, 2 of the Kremlin and 1 of I.Yu. Yanina. The card took 21 days to get here and traveled 5,259 km.

Postcard #252 - UKRAINE



I got 3 postcards today. The first one is this lighthouse card from the Ukraine, the Tarkhankutskyi Lighthouse at sunset in the Black Sea. There are 4 stamps on the back: 3 types of leaves and a lighthouse. The card took 19 days to get here and traveled 5,764 km.

Thursday, June 21, 2012

Sent Postcard #282 - CHINA


I am sending a postcard to a 23 year old young woman from China. She really likes cartoon cards so I picked this Aladdin postcard. Postage to China is $1.80.

Postcard #251 - GERMANY



I also got a postcard from Germany. It shows the Johann Sebastian Bach museum in Leipzig. There is 1 stamp on the back of a church. The card took 9 days to get here and traveled 4,579 km.

Postcard #250 - FRANCE



I got my 250th postcard today! It comes from Nice, France and the text reads "Holidays in Nice are great". There is 1 stamp on the back of Henri Mouhot, a French explorer. The card took 6 days to get here and traveled 4,576 km.