Monday, October 30, 2017

Postcard #1949 - CHINA



My last card is from Wuxi, a town in China. There is 1 stamp of a vase on the back. It took 25 days to get here and traveled 12,038 km.

Postcard #1948 - INDONESIA



My 3rd card is from Indonesia. It shows Tongkonans which are ancestral houses of the Torajan people in South Sulawesi, Indonesia. There are 3 stamps on the back of a man, a building and a wall painting. It took 29 days to get here and traveled 15,023 km.

Postcard #1947 - CHINA



My 2nd card from China is a photo of mountains. There are 3 stamps on the back of a shrine, an artist and a cartoon character. It took 25 days to get here and traveled 11,482 km.

Postcard #1946 - CHINA



I got 4 postcards today and 3 of them were from China. The first is a lovely art card. There are 3 stamps of a bird on the back. It took 28 days to get here and traveled 11,861 km.

Friday, October 27, 2017

Postcard #1945 - BRAZIL



This card is from Brazil. It shows detail from the São Paulo Cathedral. There is 1 stamp on the back of a waterfall. It took 24 days to get here and traveled 7,882 km.

Postcard #1944 - USA



My next card is from Boston, Massachusetts in the USA. It shows several photos of the city. I'd like to visit Boston! There are 2 stamps on the back of a jack-o-lantern and a butterfly. It took 23 days to get here and traveled 1,562 km.

Postcard #1943 - NETHERLANDS



This beautiful lighthouse postcard is from the Netherlands. It is the West Schouwen lighthouse in Haamstede. There is 1 stamp on the back of hikers. It took 22 days to get here and traveled 4,110 km.

Postcard #1942 - JAPAN



This card needs no introduction - everyone knows Mt. Fuji in Japan! There is 1 stamp on the back of birds. It took 21 days to get here and traveled 10,831 km.

Postcard #1941 - SPAIN



My next postcard is from Spain and shows Casa Milà in Barcelona. There are 2 stamps on the back of an elephant and a castle. It took 23 days to get here and traveled 3,932 km.

Postcard #1940 - NETHERLANDS



This lovely postcard came from the Netherlands. It is a photo of a Black-tailed Godwit. There is 1 stamp on the back of buildings. It took 21 days to get here and traveled 4,074 km.

Postcard #1939 - PORTUGAL



My next card is from Portugal. It is a beautiful photo of the Convent of Beja. There are 2 stamps on the back - 1 celebrating festivals and another of skateboarding. It took 25 days to get here and traveled 3,753 km.

Postcard #1938 - JAPAN



This card from Japan shows the Tokyo Skytree against the full moon in Tokyo. There is 1 stamp on the back of a duck. It took 21 days to get here and traveled 10,666 km.

Postcard #1937 - CZECH REPUBLIC



This postcard is from the Czech Republic. It shows 4 photos from the town of Moravský Krumlov. There is 1 stamp on the back of a painting. The card took 23 days to get here and traveled 4,920 km.

Postcard #1936 - RUSSIA



My next card is from Russia. It's a photo of the Moscow Kremlin. There are 3 stamps on the back - 2 of a lynx and 1 of the tortoise & the hare. It took 21 days to get here and traveled 7,875 km.

Postcard #1935 - JAPAN




My next card is from Japan which is cool because I just got back from Japan! This card is an art card of the Kiyomizu-dera Temple in Kyoto. There is 1 stamp on the back of blossoms. The card was traveling for 21 days and 10,793 km.

Postcard #1934 - RUSSIA




This postcard is from Russia and shows the amazing interior of the Cathedral of Christ the Saviour in Moscow. There are 3 stamps of kremlins on the back. It took 23 days to get here and traveled 5,840 km.

Postcard #1933 - TURKEY



I haven't gotten a postcard from Turkey in a long time. This card reads "Happy Eid al-Adha" and there is a photo of a mosque on the front. On the back there are 2 stamps celebrating scouting and guiding. The card took 23 days to get here and traveled 6,254 km.