The next postcard came on October 20th. This time from the USA, Massachusetts. The postcard is wonderful. It shows a collage of lighthouses near Cape Cod.He wrote interesting anecdotes. The first European settlers landed in this area and in recent years some great white sharks have appeared along the coast. The region is also known… Read more Postcard U.S.A. Massachusetts no 9
A postcard arrived from Taiwan on October 20th. It was the second postcard from the country. The postcard is quite simple with the lettering Taiwan can help with the pandemic.There are three large beautiful postage stamps on the card.The postcard covered 9,450 kilometers (5,870 miles) in eight days.
Postcard number seven arrived in mid-October. It is a tourist postcard from the city of Varkaus in Finland. One of the main motifs is the water tower. She writes on the card that it is the only water tower in Finland. Research on the Internet showed that this water tower has a beautiful panoramic terrace.… Read more Postcard from Finland no 7
In September 2020 I started with postcrossing. I had the bookmark of the website https://www.postcrossing.com already for a year, but had to scope with other things in life. After a year I had the time to take a closer look. I decided to give it a try. It was one of the best decicision. It’s… Read more Starting postcrossing
Today I sent a postcard to Indonesia. It was the first time that I sent a card to this country. Getting the address on the postcard was a real challenge. It had eight lines of address. Somehow I managed it, I’m curious to see when it will arrive. I will then add here.I chose a… Read more Postcard to Indonesia
Another postcard came from the Netherlands on October 17th. It was the second card from the Netherlands. It is a tourist postcard and shows the sights of Apeldoorn in a collage. I like the postcard very much, especially the pictures with the old steam locomotive and the park with the fountain.The postcard took 5 days… Read more Postcard Netherlands no 6
Another postcard arrived on October 15th. This time from the Netherlands. The motif of the postcard is a colored drawing of four cats. A mother cat with her three kittens. A young cat carries it in its mouth. The color of the mother cat is orange tabby, as is one of her offspring. There are… Read more Postcard Netherlands no 5
Another postcard came from France at the end of September 2020. The motif of the postcard is funny and is called “Fanfare de Cavalerie”.It shows a long dining table. Soldiers stand and sit at either end with musical instruments such as trumpets, trombones and drums. They raise their glasses in a toast. Meanwhile, a soldier… Read more Postcard France no 4
Today the 28th postcard arrived. This came from France. The postcard shows a picture of the Cluny Abbey in Burgenland in France. A very nice postcard. It took the card four days to travel 560 kilometers, the equivalent of 345 miles.
One day after the postcard from Taiwan, the next postcard number three came from the Czech Republic. The city of the postcrosser is Jablonec. The city is not far from the Polish and German borders. Accordingly, the card only needed 6 days for 390 kilometers, which corresponds to 240 miles.The main motif of the postcard… Read more Postcard Czech Republic no 3