Thursday, February 28, 2013

Sent Postcard #526 - JAPAN


I am sending a postcard to a woman in Japan. She said she likes long cards and the only one I have is this ad card from Victoria, British Columbia. But I don't think she will mind since she said she likes all types of cards and has even sent out ad cards herself. Postage to Japan is $1.85.

Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Sent Postcard #525 - FINLAND


I am sending a postcard to a woman in Finland. She likes cats, dogs and cows. I picked this Ladybird Book card of puppies and kittens. Postage to Finland is $1.85.

Sent Postcard #524 - PORTUGAL


I am sending a postcard to a young woman in Portugal. She likes flowers and landscapes so I chose this one of Niagara Falls. Postage to Portugal is $1.85.

Sent Postcard #523 - USA


I am sending a postcard to a woman in Texas, USA. I chose this multi-view showing different Newfoundland attractions. Postage to the USA is $1.10.

498th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to the Czech Republic was registered today. It took 9 days to get there and  traveled 4,712 km.

Sent Postcard #522 - TAIWAN


I am sending a postcard to a student in Taiwan. He asked for famous buildings or landscapes so I chose this card of the CN Tower. Postage to Taiwan is $1.85.

497th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Taiwan reached its destination in 14 days after traveling 12,037 km.

Monday, February 25, 2013

496th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Ireland reached its destination in 11 days after traveling 3,112 km.

Postcard #488 - BELGIUM



My last card today is from Belgium. It's a cute card with heart shaped music on it. The stamp on the back is of the Mardasson Memorial. The card took 10 days to get here and traveled 3,991 km.

Postcard #487 - FINLAND



My next card is from Finland and shows a winter scene at sunset. The stamp on the back is of the Bothnian Sea National Park. The card took 11 days to get here and traveled 4,879 km.

Postcard #486 - NETHERLANDS



My 2nd card is from the Netherlands and is a painting called Le Printemps (Springtime), painted in 1886 by Claude Monet. There is 1 stamp on the back of a tree. The card took 10 days to get here and traveled 4,083 km.

Postcard #485 - FRANCE



I got 4 postcard today! The first is from France and is a great photo of the Eiffel Tower at night with fireworks. The stamp on the back is of the Eiffel Tower too. The card took 10 days to get here and traveled  3,994 km.

Sunday, February 24, 2013

495th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Japan was registered after only 9 days. It traveled 10,700 km.

Saturday, February 23, 2013

494th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to the USA reached its destination in 8 days after traveling 3,126 km.

Friday, February 22, 2013

Postcard #484 - USA



I also got a postcard from Ohio, USA today. It's an art card of a photo taken in London in 1938. There are 3 stamps on the back, 2 of a teapot and 1 of a statue at Rockefeller Center. The card took 14 days to get here and traveled 2,650 km.

Postcard #483 - HONG KONG



I got an ad card from Hong Kong today. I generally don't like ad cards but even ad cards can be interesting and teach you something you never knew before. This one is advertising a concert by Middle Eastern singer Yasmin Levy. There is 1 stamp on the back of  a bird. The card took 14 days to get here and traveled 12,159 km.

Postcard #482 - ITALY



After only having received one postcard from Italy (over 6 months ago), in the past 2 days I've gotten 2 of them! This one is from Milan and shows their cathedral. There is 1 stamp on the back of a woman's face from the "Women in Art" series. The card took 20 days to get here and traveled 4,624 km.

Sent Postcard #521 - FRANCE


I am sending a postcard to a woman in France. She likes forests so I chose this art card from the Group of Seven. Postage to France is $1.85.

493rd Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Finland reached its destination in 9 days after traveling 4,765 km.

Thursday, February 21, 2013

Sent Postcard #520 - BELGIUM


I am sending a postcard to a woman in Belgium. She likes cards about children, flowers and vintage cards so I thought this Flower Fairy card would suit her. Postage to Belgium is $1.85.

Sent Postcard #519 - AUSTRIA


I am sending a postcard to a young woman in Austria. She likes city views and multi-view cards so I chose this one of Ottawa. Postage to Austria is $1.85.

Sent Postcard #518 - NETHERLANDS


I am sending a postcard to a woman in the Netherlands. She likes vintage cards and everything to do with paper/design, etc, so I chose this card with a photo of a vintage typewriter. Postage to the Netherlands is $1.85.

492nd Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to the Netherlands reached its destination in 8 days after traveling 4,164 km.

Postcard #481 - GERMANY



My second card is from Germany and is a multi-view from Dresden. 2 days ago I got a multi-view from Dresden but this one is different. There are 2 stamps on the back of a marigold and the Madonna and child. The card took 6 days to get here and traveled 4,678 km.

Postcard #480 - ITALY



I got 2 postcards today. The first is from Italy, the 2nd card I have gotten from that country. It's a lovely multi-view of the Monte Crostis area in northern Italy. There are 3 colourful stamps on the back of Saint Anthony and 2 of different Carnivals. The card took 7 days to get here and traveled 4,537 km.