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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.