Sunday, September 30, 2012

Sent Postcard #371 - FINLAND


I am sending a postcard to a woman in Finland. She likes landscapes that show the season so I chose this card of fall colours. Postage to Finland is $1.80.

Saturday, September 29, 2012

348th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to the Netherlands reached its destination in 6 days after traveling 4,158 km.

Friday, September 28, 2012

Sent Postcard #370 - UNITED KINGDOM


I am sending a postcard to a man in Scotland. He likes landscapes and sunsets so I chose this card of the sun setting behind an iceberg. Postage to the UK is $1.80.

347th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Finland reached its destination in 8 days after traveling 4,820 km.

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Postcard #331 - USA



I got a postcard from Iowa, USA today. It's a B&W photograph titled "Children on the Farm" and comes from the State Historical Society of Iowa. There are 2 stamps on the back of flowers and a butterfly. The card took 16 days to get here and traveled 3,284 km.

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Sent Postcard #369 - JAPAN


I am sending a postcard to a girl in Japan who listed food and recipes in her favourites. I picked this Elvis recipe card. Postage to Japan is $1.80.

Sent Postcard #368 - HONG KONG


I am sending a postcard to a girl in Hong Kong who likes city views and landscapes so I chose this card of St. John's. Postage to Hong Kong is $1.80.

Sent Postcard #367 - GERMANY


I am sending a postcard to a woman in Germany who loves nature and animals. I chose this card of Cape St. Mary's seabird sanctuary. Postage to Germany is $1.80.

Postcard #330 - USA




My 3rd card today is from Arizona, USA. It's a photo of different cactus flowers. There are 3 stamps on the back of a teapot, lamp and the Liberty Bell. The card took 7 days to get here and traveled  5,130 km.

Postcard #329 - FINLAND



My 2nd postcard is from Finland. It is a photo from 1930 from the Hämeenlinna city historical museum. There is 1 stamp on the back of the Finnish flag. The card took 13 days to get here and traveled 4,915 km.

Postcard #328 - RUSSIA



I got 3 postcards again today! The first, from Russia, shows a photo of the town of Veliky Ustyug. Veliky Ustyug is in the north and is the home to "Father Frost", similar to our Santa Claus. There are 4 stamps on the back: Armenian writer Ovhannes Tadevosovich Tumanyan, the Pochtamtsky Bridge over the Moika River, a hare and the Kremlin. The card took 22 days to get here and traveled 6,278 km.

346th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Germany reached its destination in 7 days after traveling 4,480 km.

345th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Italy was registered after 7 days and 4,549 km.

344th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Hong Kong reached its destination in 10 days after traveling 12,159 km.

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Sent Postcard #366 - USA


I am sending a postcard to a man in Pennsylvania, USA who loves art. I picked this Group of Seven card for him. Postage to the USA is $1.05.

Postcard #327 - NETHERLANDS



I also got a card from the Netherlands today, my first damaged card. The corner with the stamp was completely torn off. It came in a plastic bag with a note from PostNL apologizing for the damage (see attached image, the translation is from Google Translate). The card took 11 days to get here and traveled 4,032 km.

Postcard #326 - PORTUGAL



I also got a postcard from Portugal. It shows Toural Square in the city of Guimarães. There is 1 stamp on the back of a painting, "Adoração dos Reis Magos" (The Adoration of the Magi). The card took 12 days to get here and traveled 3,528 km.

Postcard #325 - JAPAN



I got a postcard from Japan today. It's a lovely winter scene of a temple in Tokyo. There is 1 stamp on the back of a constellation, it has foil accents and is very pretty. The card took 13 days to get here and traveled 10,743 km.

343rd Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to the USA reached its destination in 12 days after traveling 3,274 km.

Monday, September 24, 2012

Sent Postcard #365 - NEW ZEALAND


I am sending a postcard to a woman in New Zealand. Her favourite type of cards are map cards so I chose this map of Atlantic Canada. Postage to New Zealand is $1.80.

Sent Postcard #364 - LATVIA


I am sending a postcard to a woman in Latvia. She had a long list of favourites and this card of the Stratford Theatre seemed to match her. Postage to Latvia is $1.80.

342nd Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Lightuania was reigstered today. It took 11 days to get there and traveled 5,149 km.

341st Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to the Ukraine reached its destination in 14 days after traveling 5,764 km.

Sunday, September 23, 2012

Sent Postcard #363 - NETHERLANDS


I am sending a postcard to a woman in the Netherlands. She said she liked cards with "happy colours" so I picked this one of colourful houses. Postage to the Netherlands is $1.80.

Sent Postcard #362 - POLAND


I am sending a postcard to a young man in Poland. He likes nature and all sorts of postcards so I am sending this puffin card. Postage to Poland is $1.80.

340th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to France got there in 10 days after traveling 3,795 km.