Tuesday, July 31, 2012

292nd Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to the USA reached its destination in 8 days after traveling 2,889 km.

291st Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Croatia was registered after 15 days and traveling 5,078 km.

290th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Germany reached its destination in 7 days after traveling 4,244 km.

Monday, July 30, 2012

Postcard #284 - FINLAND



I also got a postcard from Finland today. It's a multi-view showing photos from the university city of Jyväskylä in central Finland. There is 1 stamp on the back of the sunset. The card took 21 days to get here and traveled 4,935 km.

Postcard #283 - ITALY



My first postcard from Italy came today! It's a beautiful photo of the Trevi Fountain in Rome. There is 1 stamp on the back of "Festival Internazionale della Filatelia", a philatelic festival that was held in 2009. The card took 10 days to get here and traveled 5,233 km.

Friday, July 27, 2012

Sent Postcard #308 - NORWAY



I am sending a postcard to a woman in Norway. She likes UNESCO world heritage sites so I picked this card of the Rideau Canal. Postage to Norway is $1.80.

Postcard #282 - NETHERLANDS



I got a postcard from the Netherlands today. It shows photos from The Veluwe, a nature area in the country. There is 1 stamp on the back of a tree. The card took 10 days to get here and traveled 4,131 km.

289th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Lithuania reached its destination in 10 days after traveling 5,056 km.

Wednesday, July 25, 2012

Postcard #281 - BELARUS



The 2nd postcard from Belarus is of a swan. I've gotten a couple of "Fauna of Belarus" postcards from that country. The stamp on the back is also a star pattern. The card took 15 days to get here and traveled 5,397 km.

Postcard #280 - BELARUS



I got 2 postcards from Belarus today, mailed 2 days apart. The first is a pretty picture of a church. There is 1 stamp on the back of a star pattern. The card took 14 days to get here and traveled 5,189 km.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Sent Postcard #307 - GERMANY


I am sending a postcard to a woman in Germany. She likes landscapes and city views so I picked this card from Ottawa. Postage to Germany is $1.80.

288th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Germany reached its destination in 6 days after traveling 4,588 km.

Monday, July 23, 2012

Sent Postcard #306 - AUSTRALIA


I am sending a postcard to a woman in Australia. She likes sea life so I picked this whale card. Postage to Australia is $1.80.

Sent Postcard #305 - USA


I am sending a postcard to a man in Tennessee, USA. He likes national parks and UNESCO world heritage sites, and this card of Gros Morne park fits both of those. Postage to the USA is $1.05.

287th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Portugal was registered after 6 days. It traveled 3,571 km.

286th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to the USA reached its destination in 14 days after traveling 5,598 km.

Postcard #279 - GERMANY



I got a very nice postcard from Germany today. It shows the many lighthouses of Germany on the Baltic & North Seas. The text on the front of the card reads "Northern Lights, the Highlights on the Coast".  There is 1 stamp on the back of a church. The card took 11 days to get here and traveled 4,297 km.

Sunday, July 22, 2012

Sent Postcard #304 - TAIWAN


I am sending a postcard to a young woman in Taiwan. She has a lot of art and cartoon cards in her favourites so I picked this Aladdin card. Postage to Taiwan is $1.80.

Sent Postcard #303 - UKRAINE


I am sending a postcard to a teenage girl in the Ukraine. She said she likes all types of cards. I chose this one from Montreal. Postage to the Ukraine is $1.80.

Friday, July 20, 2012

285th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Taiwan reached its destination in 14 days after traveling 12,151 km.

284th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to the Ukraine was registered today. It took 24 days to get there and traveled 6,355 km.

Thursday, July 19, 2012

Sent Postcard #302 - BELARUS


I am sending a postcard to a woman in Belarus. She said she likes all kinds of postcards. I chose this postcard which is a little different. It's black and I found out it's very hard to write on it and have the ink show (I had to use a silver pen). Postage to Belarus is $1.80.

283rd Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Belarus reached its destination in 38 days after traveling 5,397 km.

Postcard #278 - FINLAND



I got a postcard from Finland today. It is a photo of a very unusual looking church, the Church of the Three Crosses in Vouksenniska, Imatra, Finland. There is 1 stamp on the back of a sunflower. The card took 7 days to get here and traveled 5,125 km.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Postcard #277 - RUSSIA



I got a postcard from Russia today. It shows the lighthouse on Kotlin Island, a small island near Saint Petersburg. There are 4 stamps on the back of a  fox, 2 of the Kremlin and 1 of a house. The card took 26 days to get here and traveled 5,859 km.

Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Sent Postcard #301 - CHINA


I am sending a postcard to a young man in China. He likes cards of buildings so I chose this postcard of the Museum of Civilization in Hull/Ottawa. Postage to China is $1.80.