Thursday, January 31, 2013

469th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Australia was registered today. It took 9 days to get there and traveled 18,367 km.

468th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Turkey reached its destination in 35 days after traveling 6,648 km.

Sent Postcard #493 - SWITZERLAND


I am sending a postcard to a woman in Switzerland. She has wolves listed in her favourites so that is what I will send her. Postage to Switzerland is $1.85.

Postcard #461 - GERMANY



I got a postcard from Germany today. It's a beautiful photo of the Frankfurt skyline at night. A city I'd love to visit! There is 1 stamp on the back of a church. The card took 8 days to get here and traveled 4,420 km.

467th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Singapore reached its destination in 9 days after traveling 14,129 km.

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Postcard #460 - UK



I got a postcard from the UK today. It's a flag card (Union Jack) with London written on it. And it's a very big coincidence that the person who sent it to me sent me another postcard almost a year ago from his other postcrossing account (most people only have one account). There is 1 stamp on the back of the Queen. The card took 7 days to get here and traveled 3,648 km.

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Postcard #459 - UKRAINE



My 2nd card is from the Ukraine. It's a photo of St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery in Kiev, the capital. There is 1 stamp on the back of an inkwell. The card took 14 days to get here and traveled 5,764 km.

Postcard #458 - TURKEY



I got 2 postcards today. The first is from Turkey and is a cute Happy New Year card. There is 1 stamp on the back celebrating 100 years of sports. The card took 14 days to get here and traveled 6,248 km.

Sent Postcard #492 - FINLAND


I am sending a postcard to a girl in Finland. She likes cartoons and colourful cards so I chose this "Love Is..." card. Postage to Finland is $1.85.

Sent Postcard #491 - JAPAN


I am sending a postcard to a woman in Japan. She doesn't say what her favourite type of cards are so I chose this "Love Is..." card. Postage to Japan is $1.85.

Sent Postcard #490 - NETHERLANDS


I am sending a postcard to a woman in the Netherlands. She had Little Red Riding Hood listed in her favourites and I just happen to have a postcard like that! It's part of the Ladybird book collection of postcards that I got for Christmas. Postage to the Netherlands is $1.85.

466th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Finland was registered today. It took  11 days to get there and traveled 4,967 km. 

465th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Japan reached its destination in 7 days after traveling 10,777 km. 

Monday, January 28, 2013

Postcard #457 - GERMANY



I got a postcard from Germany today. Well, actually it's not a postcard but a printed photo sent as a postcard. The photo is of an "old timbered house" in Germany. There are 4 stamps on the back of flowers. The card took 8 days to get here and traveled 4,678 km.

Friday, January 25, 2013

464th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to the Netherlands reached its destination in 8 days after traveling 4,081 km.

Postcard #456 - FINLAND



I got a postcard from Finland today. It shows Ateljee Hiidenlinna (an artist's studio) in Somero in Finland. There is 1 stamp on the back of a moose and trees and it's got Braille on it as well. It's the first time I have seen a Braille stamp. The card took 12 days to get here and traveled 4,815 km.

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Postcard #455 - RUSSIA



I got a gorgeous postcard from Russia today - one showing St. Basil's Cathedral in Red Square, Moscow. I'd love to see this myself! There are 3 lovely stamps on the back of a church, a beach and the Kremlin. The card took 31 days to get here and traveled 5,859 km.

Sent Postcard #489 - BELARUS


I am sending a postcard to a woman in Belarus. She likes all types of cards so I thought I would send her a Valentine Postcard. Postage to Belarus is $1.85.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

463rd Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to the Czech Republic reached its destination in 15 days after traveling 4,994 km.

Sent Postcard #488 - BRAZIL


I am sending a postcard to a woman in Brazil. She likes sightseeing cards so I chose this one of Niagara Falls. Postage to Brazil is $1.80.

Postcard #454 - FINLAND



The other postcard I got today is from Finland and shows the Northern Lights. There is 1 stamp on the back of a lantern. The card took 8 days to get here and traveled 4,852 km.

Postcard #453 - NETHERLANDS



I got 2 postcards today! The first is from the Netherlands and is a photo of wooden shoes. There are 3 nice stamps on the back - children looking at stamps, puppets that look like the Muppets and a red cross. The card took 8 days to get here and traveled  4,139 km.

462nd Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Belarureached its destination in 56 days after traveling 5,397 km.

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Postcard #452 - GERMANY



I got a lovely postcard from Germany today. It shows the Brandenburg gate in Berlin. There is 1 stamp on the back of 2 people looking through binoculars. The card took 8 days to get here and traveled 4,595 km.