Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Postcard #661 - GERMANY

 


My 2nd card today is from Germany and is a beautiful photo of Charlottenburg Palace in Berlin. There is 1 stamp on the back of a bridge. The card took 8 days to get here and traveled 4,595 km.

Postcard #660 - BRAZIL

 


I got two postcards today. The first is from Brazil and shows an aerial view of the Museu Paulista of the University of São Paulo. According to Wikipedia it's commonly known in São Paulo and all of Brazil as the "Museu do Ipiranga" and is a Brazilian history museum. There are 2 stamps on the back of a drawing of a shoemaker and a hand with a telegram. The card took 22 days to get here and traveled 7,894 km.

672nd Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Austria was registered today. It took 10 days to get there and traveled 4,838 km.

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Postcard #659 - RUSSIA



I got a postcard from Russia today. It's a reproduction of a drawing by Russian artist Elisabeth Bohm (1843-1914). There are 5 stamps on the back of a Kremlin (fort), 2 of a hare, 1 of a moose and a large stamp of horses and a rider in a sleigh. The card took 53 days to get here and traveled 6,810 km.

Monday, July 29, 2013

Postcard #658 - JAPAN

 


The other card I got today is from Japan and is a photo of Mt. Fuji. There are 2 stamps on the back of flowers and boy scouts. The card took 19 days to get here and traveled 10,854 km.

Postcard #657 - NETHERLANDS

 


I got 2 postcards today. The first is from the Netherlands and shows a map of the country with the Pieterpad walking trail marked on the map. There are 3 stamps on the back, 1 of stamps and postmarks, 1 of a soldier and horses and 1 of a bird. The card took 8 days to get here and traveled 4,084 km.

671st Postcard Registered

 
The postcard I sent to Poland was registered today. It took 8 days to get there and traveled 4,887 km.

670th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Portugal reached its destination in 12 days after traveling 3,623 km.

Sunday, July 28, 2013

669th Postcard Registered

 
The postcard I sent to Brazil got there in 10 days after traveling 7,894 km.

668th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to France reached its destination in 6 days after traveling 4,010 km.

Saturday, July 27, 2013

667th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Taiwan reached its destination in 20 days after traveling 11,942 km.

666th Postcard Registered

 
The postcard I sent to Singapore reached its destination in 18 days after traveling 14,129 km.

665th Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to the Czech Republic got there in 9 days and traveled 4,721 km.

Friday, July 26, 2013

664th Postcard Registered


The postcard I sent to the Ukraine reached its destination in 15 days after traveling 6,355 km.

Postcard #656 - BELARUS

 


The last card today is from Belarus and shows the cultural and sports complex in Minsk. There are 2 stamps on the back of buildings. The card took 10 days to get here and traveled 5,397 km.

Postcard #655 - GERMANY



 
My second postcard was sent from Germany but it's a multi-view card from Tallinn, Estonia. There is 1 stamp on the back of a flower. The card took 11 days to get here and traveled 4,401 km.

Postcard #654 - IRELAND



I got 3 postcards today. The first is this gorgeous photo of the oldest working lighthouse in the world, the Hook Lighthouse in County Wexford, Ireland. There is 1 stamp on the back of a postal van. The card took 5 days to get here and traveled 3,263 km.

663rd Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to India got there in 15 days after traveling 10,842 km.

Thursday, July 25, 2013

Postcard #653 - GERMANY



The other card I got today is from Germany and is a strange photo of 2 dogs and a baby carriage. There is 1 stamp on the back of a flower. The card took 17 days to get here and traveled 4,328 km.

Postcard #652 - USA



I got 2 postcards today. The first was sent from California but is a photo of the West Chop Lighthouse in Martha's Vineyard, Massachusetts. There are 5 stamps on the back of a clock, teapot, Johnny Cash, the Purple Heart and another teapot. The card took 9 days to get here and traveled 5,536 km.

662nd Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Spain reached its destination in 10 days after traveling 4,229 km.

Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Sent Postcard #696 - TURKEY


I'm sending a postcard to a university student in Turkey. He likes flags so I'll send him this card showing flags of the world. Postage to Turkey is $1.85.

661st Postcard Registered

The postcard I sent to Lithuania  reached its destination in 14 days after traveling 5,136 km.

Postcard #651 - UK



I got a great postcard today from England showing many sights in London - all of which I saw when I was there  a few years ago. There are lots of stamps on the back too. 4 of the Queen and a Harry Potter stamp that reveals a spell when you place your thumb on the black area - very neat. The card took 7 days to get here and traveled 3,528 km.

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Postcard #650 - UKRAINE



My 650th postcard came today and it's from the Ukraine. It's a cute multi-view showing scenes from the city of Kharkov, the 2nd largest city in the Ukraine. There are 3 stamps on the back of art and leaves. The card took 13 days to get here and traveled 6,133 km.