The first postcard from Canada arrived on October 29, 2020. The postcard shows a group of climbers. Byron Harmon is one of the climbers on Mount Habel. He lived from 1876 to 1942 in Canada, born in the USA, and photographed mountains.The interesting thing about the postcard is that the stamp has the same photo… Read more Postcard Canada Quebec no 14
At the end of October 2020 came the first postcard from the UK.The picture shows a harvested field in the evening light. On these are scattered bales of straw compressed. The picture is taken in warm colors, almost vintage.The Postcard traveled 1,050 kilometers (652 miles) in just three days. That was really fast.
The next postcard was in my mailbox on October 25th. The postcard came from the Netherlands.The postcard shows a wide flat area with fields of tulips. She writes on the postcard that she lives in an area that used to be part of the sea. She can look out the window and see the ships… Read more Postcard Netherlands no 12
Postcard number eleven came from Belgium. The first postcard I got from Belgium. It was a handmade postcard that was in an envelope. The postcard shows a young cat in front of a candy vending machine, but with goldfish instead of candy in it.She wrote a “Quote of the day” on the back. A little… Read more Postcard from Belgium no 11
The next postcard came from the USA on October 22nd. Written by a postcrosser from Maryland. He picked up a postcard from Washington D.C., which is about a 40-minute drive away.The postcard shows the Capitol, Lincoln Memorial, and Washington Monument. It’s an XL postcard, the first of its kind that I received.Baltimore is also a… Read more Postcard from USA Maryland no 10
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 USA 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 not only… 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