Friday, November 30, 2012

Postcard #402 - TAIWAN



I got a postcard from Taiwan today. It's a photo of Schima Superba, a tree native to Indian, China and Taiwan. There are 2 stamps on the back of a flower and a beetle. The card took 19 days to get here and traveled 12,032 km.

414th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to South Korea reached its destination in 10 days after traveling 10,573 km.

Thursday, November 29, 2012

Sent Postcard #439 - BELGIUM


I am sending a postcard to a woman in Belgium. She collects Native American/Indian things so I picked this card for her. Postage to Belgium is $1.80.

Postcard #401 - NETHERLANDS



This lovely postcard of wooden shoes from the Netherlands was in my mailbox today. There are 2 stamps on the back, 1 of a painting of people and another of people at a zoo. The card took 7 days to get here and traveled 4,142 km.

413th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to the Netherlands reached its destination in 9 days after traveling 4,188 km.

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Postcard #400 - GERMANY



My 3rd card today and my 400th one received is from Germany. It's a photo of palm trees from the German state of Saarland. The stamp on the back is of a church. The card took 18 days to get here and traveled 4,317 km.

Postcard #399 - FINLAND



My 2nd card is also from Finland and is a photo of the Mikkeli Cathedral, built in 1897. The stamp on the back is a cartoon of a person in a pond with lotus flowers and dragonflies. The card took 9 days to get here and traveled 5,030 km.

Postcard #398 - FINLAND



I got 3 postcards today, two were from Finland.  This one shows several photos from the town of Lahti. There is 1 stamp on the back of clouds. The card took 8 days to get here and traveled 5,006 km.

Tuesday, November 27, 2012

Sent Postcard #438 - BELARUS


I am sending a postcard to a student in Belarus. She listed flags in her favourites so I will send this one of the flags of the provinces. Postage to Belarus is $1.80.

Sent Postcard #437 - SPAIN


I am sending a postcard to a student in Spain. I chose this multi-view of different Newfoundland scenes. Postage to Spain is $1.80.

412th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Belarus was registered today after 12 days and 5,397 km.

411th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Lithuania reached its destination in 15 days after traveling 5,136 km.

Monday, November 26, 2012

Postcard #397 - SWITZERLAND



I got a postcard from Switzerland today. It's a photo of the mountain Aletschhorn in the Swiss Alps. The stamp on the back is a metered stamp but has a photo of an owl on it. The card took 7 days to get here and traveled 4,433 km.

Sunday, November 25, 2012

Sent Postcard #436 - MOLDOVA


I am sending my first postcard to Moldova. It's going to a woman who likes all sorts of cards so I chose this one from Niagara Falls. Postage to Moldova is $1.80.

Sent Postcard #435 - POLAND


I am sending a postcard to a high school student in Poland. She requested art cards from the sender's country so I am sending this one from The Group of Seven. Postage to Poland is $1.80.

Sent Postcard #434 - USA


I am sending a postcard to a student in Texas, USA. I chose this "Did You Know" card about Newfoundland dogs. Postage to the USA is $1.05.

Sent Postcard #433 - AUSTRIA


I am sending a postcard to a woman in Austria. She likes Christmas postcards so I am sending her this one by Norman Rockwell. Postage to Austria is $1.80.

Sent Postcard #432 - GERMANY


I am sending a postcard to a man in Germany. He likes scenes from the sender's area so I chose this one of Fort Amherst and an iceberg. Postage to Germany is $1.80.

Saturday, November 24, 2012

410th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to France reached its destination in 5 days after traveling 3,991 km.

409th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to the USA reached its destination in 10 days after traveling 2,797 km.

408th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Germany got there in only 4 days!! It traveled 4,343 km.

Friday, November 23, 2012

Postcard #396 - CHINA



My last card today is from China. It's a photo of the huge city Chongqing. There are 3 stamps on the back, 2 of a bird and 1 of people. The card took 46 days to get here and traveled 11,211 km.

Postcard #395 - RUSSIA



My 3rd card is from Russia. It's a photo of the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow. The stamp on the back is of the Kremlin. The card took 17 days to get here and traveled 5,879 km.

Postcard #394 - UKRAINE



My 2nd card is from the city of Lviv in the Ukraine. It's a multi-view showing architecture and statues from the city. There are 3 stamps on the back, 2 of leaves and 1 of a building. The card took 29 days to get here and traveled 5,453 km.