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Postcard arrival: Austria (mailed from Taiwan) and Thailand

When I received this card I immediately thought that this mountainous scene looked very Austrian. But then I flip the card over and see that the cancellation is from Taiwan. And the sender is actually from Malaysia. The rest of … Continue reading

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Postcard arrival: Germany, Canada

This fall I received my first postcard from Germany. The card shows the town of St. Goar am Rhein. Interestingly enough, the card was mailed from England by someone registered with Postcrossing in the US. What a journey this postcard … Continue reading

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Postcard arrival: Russia, Thailand

One of the postcards I received this summer is from Russia. Another is from Thailand. I received this postcard in an envelope with a note that included a drawing of a sailboat. The note explained that Pasha is learning English … Continue reading

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Postcard arrival: Taiwan and the Netherlands

I really enjoyed both of these postcards. First, from Taiwan. I want to visit Orchid Island after seeing this postcard. I have always been interested in Taiwan, mostly because I know someone from there, but this view looks absolutely gorgeous. … Continue reading

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Postcard arrival: China and Memphis

In my last batch of postcards I received another one from China and my first from Tennessee. This card from China shows the sunset in Mount Tuishan, Shandong Province. The stamps here definitely win the “best stamp” prize of the … Continue reading

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Postcard arrival: The Netherlands, England

In the last week I have received seven postcards! In this post, I am beginning with another lovely picture of the bulb fields in the Netherlands. I don’t mind at all that I get so many postcards from there because … Continue reading

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Postcard arrival: Finland

Another postcard from Finland! I don’t mind receiving a quarter of my postcards from Finland just because they have sweet stamps. This one isn’t a rectangle! Also interesting about this postcard is that the sender is traveling to Lapland and … Continue reading

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Postcard arrival: Russia, China, Finland and the Netherlands

My first postcard from this bunch is from Moscow. This is definitely somewhere moving up in my travel wish list. The architecture just looks stunning and there is so much history there that I think I could really enjoy the … Continue reading

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Postcard arrival: the Netherlands

This postcard from the Netherlands that I received Saturday shows all things I love about this country. Top left is a motorcycle painted in the style of Delft pottery, top right is a group of bicycles, bottom right are stroopwafeln … Continue reading

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Postcard arrival: Belgium

Yesterday I received a postcard from Emma in Liege, Belgium. Liege is in the French-speaking part of the country and is near the Dutch and German borders. Just think of all the languages you could know if you lived there! … Continue reading

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