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Postcrossing is a great way to get in touch with people and to learn/see more about/of the world through postcards. I'd like to share my received postcards and therefore made this blog. I receive many postcards every day and I will try to upload them all!

Hello all!

I'm very tired so i'm keeping it simple today.

CZ-70963:
















RU-197954: Sent from Egypt
















DE-677803:
















Swap (from France): Worth some words though, as this was a nice surprise. I'm now collecting cards of all 95 french departments, and Agnès swapped this card with me to help me with my collection. It's department 01 and seems like a beautiful region! Now I have 2 different departments cards, 93 to go!

And last but not least. 3 beautiful norwegian cards sent by Cathrine. I've swapped with her a few times before and I love getting cards from here and I think it's the other way round too as I make her collection of calendar postcards bigger.





Greetings from a very rainy netherlands! Streets are like rivers, but that didn't stop the mailmen from bringing the post around. So I also got some cards today.

JP-122761: This card is sent from Japan, written by Ai. She lives in Nagoya where this beautiful castle is situated. A very beautiful card with also typical Japanese blossoms seen on it. I loved the airport stamp she used.





















BR-115957: Rio de Janeiro, a place full of heartwarming people I have heared. Well, this card was full of nice words written by Roberto from the big city so I guess what they say is right. This is his very first postcard sent and registered on postcrossing. I always like it to receive someone's first postcard sent.

















US-801266: Today another magnificent owl card! This time from the US sent by Jean-Claude living in the high mountains of North Carolina where you apparently have lots of birds of prey. This barred owl is one of them. What a fantastic photograph and I really adore this cute looking owl.

















FI-881491: And a rather different card from Finland. It is a card promoting a test where people need to answer questions about their habits and that would eventually result in details about their time of death and advice of getting a healthier lifestyle according to the sender Liris.

Hi everybody!

Today 3 postcards in my mailbox.

BE-70380: Sent by Rene that apparently likes my country very much. That's always nice to here. The card is a vintage card that shows the beach of Blankenberghe. A coastal town along the north-sea






EE-78247: Such an awesome Estonian owl postcard also reached my mailbox and I really love this cute looking owl. Still young and posing for the camera, almost with a face like: Leave me alone :( haha. A big thanks goes to Mari Elle and Jaana (the senders). Jaana wrote the card and Mari put the stamps on it. She did a great job , right? :)

















TW-182462: A beautiful sunset postcard sent from Taiwan. She told me my name in Chinese looks like Harry Potter in their language. That gave me a good laugh, haha!
The fathers friend of her dad has made this photograph and I think it's really good.

Hello, starting all over again :)

I received two lovely cards today:

US-788175 sent by Paige


and a tag from Poland sent by Anne

I should get this blog alive again. I will update here what I have received and what's coming.

Cards should be like this:

http://www.postcrossing.com/postcards/FR-94299
http://www.postcrossing.com/postcards/FR-69508
http://www.postcrossing.com/postcards/FR-54170

Bolded = received

The Collection can be seen here:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/23443923@N02/sets/72157624821187828/with/4932720201/

01 Ain
02 Aisne
03 Allier
04 Alpes-de-Haute-Provence
05 Hautes-Alpes
06 Alpes-Maritimes
07 Ardèche
08 Ardennes
09 Ariège
10 Aube
11 Aude
12 Aveyron
13 Bouches-du-Rhône
14 Calvados
15 Cantal
16 Charente
17 Charente-Maritime
18 Cher
19 Corrèze
2A Corse-du-Sud
2B Haute-Corse
21 Côte-d'Or
22 Côtes-d'Armor
23 Creuse
24 Dordogne
25 Doubs
26 Drôme
27 Eure
28 Eure-et-Loir
29 Finistère
30 Gard
31 Haute-Garonne
32 Gers
33 Gironde
34 Hérault
35 Ille-et-Vilaine
36 Indre
37 Indre-et-Loire
38 Isère
39 Jura
40 Landes
41 Loir-et-Cher
42 Loire
43 Haute-Loire
44 Loire-Atlantique
45 Loiret
46 Lot
47 Lot-et-Garonne
48 Lozère
49 Maine-et-Loire
50 Manche
51 Marne
52 Haute-Marne
53 Mayenne
54 Meurthe-et-Moselle
55 Meuse
56 Morbihan
57 Moselle
58 Nièvre
59 Nord
60 Oise
61 Orne
62 Pas-de-Calais
63 Puy-de-Dôme
64 Pyrénées-Atlantiques
65 Hautes-Pyrénées
66 Pyrénées-Orientales
67 Bas-Rhin
68 Haut-Rhin
69 Rhône
70 Haute-Saône
71 Saône-et-Loire
72 Sarthe
73 Savoie
74 Haute-Savoie
75 Paris
76 Seine-Maritime
77 Seine-et-Marne
78 Yvelines
79 Deux-Sèvres
80 Somme
81 Tarn
82 Tarn-et-Garonne
83 Var
84 Vaucluse
85 Vendée
86 Vienne
87 Haute-Vienne
88 Vosges
89 Yonne
90 Territoire de Belfort
91 Essonne
92 Hauts-de-Seine
93 Seine-Saint-Denis
94 Val-de-Marne
95 Val-d'Oise

Bolded = Got a card from there

Busy!

0 Comments Geplaatst door Wesley op zaterdag, juni 19, 2010

Hello everybody,

as you probably have noticed: I'm not updating my blog since more than a week ago. Several reasons. I did not pass my exams which was a real bummer. In the end something went wrong and I got very bad marks while throughout the whole year everything went OK. So, you can imagine that I got very dissapointed about that, and still am. The stress isn't even gone (I have this for a long time already) as I have to make another exam. Hopefully this will result in one less bad mark when I do well. It's geography which Is a subject I am interested in. For some reason I did not well on the first exam but will try to change this with the second exam on tuesday. That's why I have to learn every single piece of information again and that takes much of my time.

Another reason for not updating my blog: I have received too many cards so I lost track on that. I get around 15 cards a day which begins to take a lot of my time that I really need to study and want to keep as relax time. Therefore I have given up this blog now, but don't worry, this will be over soon and then I will post lots of postcards again. I will be more choisy though when uploading postcards. Scanning, uploading and talking about 15 postcards a day is crazy! So soon I will only be posting my favorites and special cards.

That's about it I guess...

Take care everybody!

-Wesley

Spanje 9

The best card I received today! A beautiful nightview of the building 'Casa Batlló' designed by Antoni Gaudi in Barcelona, Spain. A big card and an awesome nightview. Can't get any better, I guess.

Thank you very much!!



Heel erg bedankt voor het de foute maar leuke papegaaien kaart Sonja! Thank you Sonja!



What an interesting card. Not something I receive every day, haha. The back is full of stamps. I counted 9!! She ran out of stamps so she had to use stamps with small amount of money. It looks great!

Thank you Mary Jones!!



Regards,
Wesley


from luiseme (#15) SPAIN
from putchu (#12) THE NETHERLANDS
from tobiejonzarelli (#10) USA



I'm not too fond of AD cards but this sender sent me a nice message. So I don't mind it this time!

Thanks for the card!

Regards,
Wesley




Distance: 9,199 km (5,716 miles)
Travel time: 34 days



The altai mountains and the Katun River. A beautiful sight during the night and full moon!

Thank you very much Vera for this wonderful russian postcard!!

Regards,
Wesley


Distance: 2,704 km (1,680 miles)
Travel time: 13 days