I got 4 postcards today, all with a connection to China. The first is an art card showing a traditional way of removing facial hair in China. It was sent by a Chinese student who is studying in Halifax, NS. There is a $1.00 stamp on the back of owls. It took 6 days to get here and traveled 897 km.
I got a postcard from the USA today. It shows the lookout at Mount Mitchell in North Carolina, the highest peak of the Appalachian Mountains and the highest peak in mainland eastern North America. There is 1 globe stamp on the back. It took 10 days to get here and traveled 2,687 km.
My other card is from China. It shows the Cemetery of Confucius where Confucius and more than 100,000 of his descendants are buried. There are 2 stamps on the back, a printed one that matches the postcard and 1 of a globe. It took 19 days to get here and traveled 12,107 km.
I got a beautiful postcard from The Netherlands today. It's an aerial photo of the city of Middleburg, the capital of the province of Zeeland. There is 1 stamp on the back of the King. It took 23 days to get here and traveled 3,986 km.
I got a postcard from Russia today. It's a photo of Vorontsovsky Lighthouse in the Black Sea, Ukraine. There are 3 stamps on the back - 2 of kremlins and 1 of toys. It took 44 days to get here and traveled 5,245 km.