Sunday, February 21, 2010

Lithuania - Vilnius (LT-56540)

The resotred cartywards of the University

Sent via - it will be a great addition to my university collection also.

Lithuania (LT-61740)

This is a postcard showing Curonian Spit in Lithuania sent via

Catching up on my posting

As though it hasn't been too obvious already. I finally have been able to do something after taking care of my dad's declining health since May 2009.

I've been trying to make sure that the cards are up. I had been collecting them in a basket and trying to post as time permitted.

Thanks for your patience in looking for your card to be posted.

Japan - Kyoto (J-93692)

Kiyomizudera Temple, Kyoto - Kiyomizudera was founded in 780 at the request of Sakanoue-no-Tamuramaro. the main hall of this temple, built in 1633, is famed mainly for its wide wooden veranda in front, potruding over a steep cliff, from which a panoramic view of the city can be seen.

What a great landmark to get via

Iran (IR-2228)

This is my first card from Iran showing the Blue Mosque in Tabrir. via

Saturday, February 20, 2010

Hugary-Vienna (HU-23061)

This is the first card sent by Susanne in Hugary showing the Opera House in Vienna via

Hungary-Sopron (HU-23061)

This was the second card sent, but first one received that show Sopron, Hungary via

England - Nottingham (GB-116894)

This is great - the sender actually took this picture of the fountain in the center in Nottingham.

Finland - Helsinki (FI-717293)

This is a great multiview of Helsinki from Satu via

Finland (FI-644654)

This is a great sunset card from Finland via

Spain - Melilla (ES-30850)

What a love picture of Melilla, which is a coast city via

Egypt - Cairo (EG-997)

This is a great multiview of sme hightlights of Cairo - The Opera House, Sunset over Islamic Cairo, the Most Inner Mummy Case of Tut-Ankh-Amoun and the 6th October Bridge.

Thanks to Farah via

Friday, February 19, 2010

Germany - Hanover - (DE-480443)

Hanover - Host City of the 2006 FIFA World Cup
FIFA World Cub Stadium Hanover, completed in 1954; reconstruction 2003-2005; capacity: 44,489 seats. New Townhall (Erected 1901-1913) at lake "Maschsee)

This is a great card showing a great event via

Germany (DE-480161)

I love teddies and this one came from Germany via

Germany - Mannheim (DE-238950)

This is a great multiview of some of the sites of Mannheim via

Wednesday, February 17, 2010

New Jersey

New Jersey
Garden State

Capital: Trenton
Area: 7,836 sq. mi
Population: 6,066,782
Motto: Liberty and Prosperity
Flower: Bogbice Biolet
Bird: Eastern Goldfinch
Tree: Red Oak
Third of the Original 13 states


"Buckeye State"

Extending 225 miles from east to west and 215 miles from north to south, Ohio's inland locations gives the state a continental climate of warm summers and cool winters. Ohio abounds with state parks, forests and other outdoor recreational areas, as well as resorts, beaches, and boating and fishing facilities. From farmlands to bustling metropolitan cities. Ohio provides its travelers with beautiful memories of scenic wonders.

Captial: Columbus
Flower: Scarlet Carnation
Bird: Cardinal
Tree: Ohio Buckeye



Captial: Indianapolis
Area: 36,291 sq.mi.
Poplulation: 4,662,498
Motto: Crossroads of America
Flower: Peony
Bird: Cardinal
Tree: Tulip
Song: On the Banks of the Wabash
19th State admitted to the Union

Germany - Ulm (DE-513339(

"the lopsided house" is a little hotel, sent via

Switzerland - Lago Maggiore

This map is showing Lago Maggiore region of the Alps and it is suppose to be grat for hiking.

Belarus - Minsk (BY-38002)

My first card from Belarus

Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Fairbanks Borough - Fairbanks, Alaska

Snowy Owlets
Snowy owls live on the Arctic tundra year around. they nest directly on the ground because there are no trees in the Arctic. Baby owls, known as owlets, are fed by both parents and within eight weeks are ready to leave the nest. In the summer, snowy owls are brownish with dark spots and stripes but they turn completely white in the winter.

This was sent by the Fairbanks Convention and Visitors Bureau.

Transylvania Country - Brevard, North Carolina

This is a wonderful card showing a white squirel

Florida (US-605824)

This is a great card showing the state map of Florida - The Sunshine State

Finland (FI-738597)

This is a great multiview from showing the 4 seasons.

Sussex, England (GB-118410)

This is a great multiview of Sussex show Ashdown Forest and the Seven Sisters via

South Tyrol, Italy (IT-73410)

This is a card via that shows a great multi view of the South Tyrol area of Italy

Saturday, February 13, 2010

Update - Sad News

I'm sorry I haven't been around lately - my dad went into the hospital last Thursday and then came home on Tuesday this week with Hospice. He died in the early hours on Friday.

He was ready and just wanted to get home to be with family.

Believe I 'll off for a little bit longer - will make sure that prize is awarded for the Magic Carpet Ride Contest.