Postcard of a drawing of an observatory from Japan no 167

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A postcard arrived from Japan on November 2, 2021.The postcard shows a drawing of an observatory.It was a special postcard. There was a postcrossing contact, in the sense of exchanging ideas. I already presented Nao’s blog here.That’s what postcrossing is all about. You get to know people and exchange ideas.She wrote some very nice lines… Read more Postcard of a drawing of an observatory from Japan no 167

Postcard of the month August 2021 is the Imperial Palace Tokyo

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With a little delay, the postcard of the month for August 2021 is going to Japan.This shows the Imperial Palace in Tokyo, at least the moat with a beautiful bridge and two swans. The photographer had a keen eye in composing the picture.The shortlist was still the card from Sweden, Austria/Lichtenstein and Austria. Perhaps it… Read more Postcard of the month August 2021 is the Imperial Palace Tokyo

Imperial Palace Castle Tokyo postcard from Japan no 143

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A postcard arrived from Japan on August 13th.This shows the moat to the Imperial Palace Chiyoda-Jo Castle Tokyo.The Japanese emperor lived there.The palace is located on an isolated island and for security reasons with only a few bridges to the mainland.The postcard is a candidate for Postcard of the Month. I like this very much.She… Read more Imperial Palace Castle Tokyo postcard from Japan no 143

Postcard from Japan Tokyo no 20

On November 25th in 2020, the first postcard from Japan arrived. The postcard shows a picture of the Tojinbo coast at sunset. She lives in Tokyo. With six stamps on the postcard, all of them different, it was the record number up to then.The postcard traveled 9,379 kilometers (5,827 miles) in eighteen days.