On April 14th a postcard came from Japan. The postcard shows a dog and is from the animal protection organization Peace Wanko Japan. She wrote that she has three cats as pets that the snow is starting to melt right now. There are 2 beautiful Japanese postage stamps on the postcard. A kind of heron… Read more Dog postcard from Japan no. 87
On April 10, the first postcard from the Philippines came. It was a monk postcard. The scene shows an elderly woman giving rice to three monks. She wrote that the postcard is from Myanmar. The scene can be seen very often there and is normal. She has visited Myanmar many times and hopes to do… Read more Monk postcard from Philippines no. 85
On April 9th, a postcard came from China. It’s a slightly larger postcard and shows the character HE XIANGU from the Eight Immortals Series from Chinese mythology. The postcard broke the previous record in terms of duration. 152 days passed before it was in my mailbox. She didn’t write much, but a whole lot of… Read more Postcard of He Xiangu from the eight immortals Series from China no. 81
On March 30th, a postcard came from China. The postcard was in an envelope and shows silk dryings in Wuzhen in southeast China. An extraordinary picture of the many silk fabrics. I like it. Six different stamps were on the envelope. In the envelope was a small flyer from the Chinese Post about special stamps… Read more Postcard silk dryings from China Wuzhen no 76
On March 12th, a postcard came from Taiwan through postcrossing. The postcard is a drawing with a Chinese character, which I unfortunately cannot translate. She wrote a lot. At the time she wrote the postcard it was Chinese New Year. She wrote the Chinese character “Fu”. It stands for good fortune, good things come to… Read more Postcard from Taiwan – postcrossing no 68
The 60th postcard arrived on February 17th. This time the postcard came from Taiwan. It is a drawing that depicts the Boylish dress style. This includes a cap and martin boots. On the postcard is the Taiwanese melon stamp, which seems to be very common. She briefly writes about the Chinese New Year which was… Read more Postcard from Taiwan no 60
Another postcard arrived from China on February 10, 2021.The postcard is a comic-style drawing and was the winner of the Finepaper World Postcard Day Contest for Design and Graphic Arts in 2020. It was designed by the student Leandro Ferreira (Universidade da Beira Interior Portugal).A very nice postcard that celebrates this hobby.There are three wonderful… Read more Postcard from China -winner of Finepaper World Postcard Day Contest for Design and Graphic Arts no 54
The most beautiful postcard of the month arrived on January 29, 2021. The postcard came from Tokyo, the capital of Japan.The postcard is just wonderful. The entire front is covered with postage stamps from Japan. Even if I’m not a stamp collector, she designed the card with so much effort that it became the postcard… Read more Postcard of the month Jan 2021 from Japan Tokyo no 45
A postcard arrived from China on January 21, 2021. The postcard shows a little vintage-style pagoda roofs.These pagoda roofs were a typical architectural feature in ancient China.There were two nice postage stamps on the postcard.The postcard covered 8,977 kilometers, that is 5,578 miles, in 18 days.
On January 19, another postcard came from Taiwan. It’s a picture of the beach at Kenting National Park. Kenting National Park is located on the Hengchun Peninsula.The postcard covered 9,456 kilometers, or 5,875 miles, in 50 days.