Jiri from Prague, Czech Republic sent me a train postcard – one of my favorites. 🙂 I love the Alphonse Mucha stamp he used!
Favorite cheese: Doesn’t like cheese
Katharina from Ulm, Germany sent me this awesome card! The back of the card said the sparrow is the unofficial bird of Ulm. There’s a little more information on the Ulm Sparrow here.
Favorite cheese: Dutch cheese
Marina from Brest, Belarus is 12 years old, and she said her favorite hobby is traveling! Mine too. 🙂
Mona from Vizovice, Czech Republic said she likes colorful cards and coffee, so I sent her this one I made! 🙂 She said to write down my favorite book, so I said I really love “Murder on the Orient Express” by Agatha Christie. I “found” Agatha Christie a few months ago, and I haven’t been able to stop reading her books. They’re brilliant.
HURRAY! My card reached its destination in 11 days after traveling 7,309 km! Mona wrote, “Thank you so much for your amazing card! 🙂 I absolutely love it! Agatha is best writer according my best friend too 🙂 But she “accidentally” told me point of “Murder on the Orint Express” so I have to find another her book 😀 […] Have you seen American Horror Story? First or second series? Its amazing TV show. Anyway, thank you again for amazing postcard!! “Always look on the bright side of life” Take care Mona” I haven’t watched “American Horror Story” but I’ve heard it’s quite good. I’ll have to check it out. It has some actors and actresses I really like in it!
These cards went to Eliska in Roztoky, Czech Republic. Ironically, she had sent an email asking about a swap, which I completely forgot to reply to. I happened to be clearing out my email, and remembered it and I felt really bad. A few minutes later, I decided to send some Postcrossing cards and I received her address! Weird, right? So I sent her a bunch of postcards, including the one she had wanted to swap.
HURRAY! My card reached its destination in 14 days after traveling 7,040 km! Eliska wrote, “thank you so much for your wonderful envelope. 😀 You really made my day, it’s like a small Christmas before official Christmas. 🙂 And you don’t have any reason to feel bad. Now, you’ve made me so happy that I don’t know what to say. I love all postcards what you sent me. […] Have a wonderful Christmas and all the best for you and Patrick. Take care, Eliska” That made me feel much better! 🙂 I always try to reply to swap requests, but sometimes things come up, and I just forget! Glad she was understanding!
This card went to Alesya in Gomel, Belarus! She wrote on her profile that she likes postcards of books, Harry Potter and would very much like a tea bag. So that’s what I sent! I love the new Harry Potter stamps from the USPS. 🙂
HURRAY! My card reached its destination in 12 days after traveling 7,885 km! Alesya wrote, “Many thanks for your postcard and especially stamps (I so love Draco Malfoy and dream to meet Tom Felton one day), it’s amazing:) Thank u also for teabag, I’ll try it tonight. My favorite character is Snape also. […] Have a nice day and Merry Christmas!”
Favorite cheeses: Havarti, smoked Gouda & cheese curds
Jen from Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA sent me this awesome card today! If you plant the card in a little soil and water it, it will grow. 🙂 The card is made with wildflower seeds. How neat is that? There is more info here – I think I will have to order some cards, because I don’t want to “plant” Jen’s card. 🙂
And in keeping with the plant theme… I also received this card from Yevgeniya in the Czech Republic today. 🙂 Sunflowers are so pretty… I love how they follow the sun! Yevgeniya bought this card in Hannover, Germany which I think is really neat (I lived there one summer). Hannover is awesome!
Favorite cheese: Gouda or Camembert (or any other 🙂 )
Šárka from Dobříš, Czech Republic sent me this great circus card!! Love it. I also love the stamps, especially the middle one of the Czech cartoon character Mole (Krtek). I’m not sure who the cartoon characters are on the right. Hm. They’re cute though!
Anastasia from Perm, Russia sent me this neat card with outdoor art from her hometown. She also added a sticker of a matrioshka doll on the back!
Karel in Chodov, Czech Republic loves fishing so I sent him this card with Cownose Rays that I bought at the Virginia Aquarium. I’ve never been fishing before, but I’ve always wanted to try!
HURRAY! My card reached its destination in 8 days after traveling 6,932 km! Karel said, “Very nice card. Thank you. Fishing is nice relax but full of adrenalin especially on the sea 🙂 Ernest Hemingway said: “Fishing is medicine for all illnesses.” Try it 🙂 Send me a foto of your first catch then 🙂 Enjoy summer, Karel ;-)”
I sent this card to Ziyi in Shanghai, China.
HURRAY! My card reached its destination in 28 days after traveling 12,144 km! Ziyi wrote, “Greetings from China! I’ve got your card today. It’s very beautiful and I also like the stamps very much. Thanks a lot! Have a nice sunny day!”
Yolanda in Veldhoven, Netherlands said she likes postcards of beautiful photographs, and I really love this photo of Richmond!
HURRAY! My card reached its destination in 6 days after traveling 6,405 km! Yolanda wrote, “Hi Maria, Thank you for teh beautiful picture postcard. Greetings Yolanda”
Táňa in Ostrava, Czech Republic said she likes postcards of multiple images or bugs, so I sent her both of these cards. I couldn’t decide. 🙂
HURRAY! My card reached its destination in 7 days after traveling 7,302 km! Táňa wrote, “Hello Maria and many greetings from Czech Republic to you. Thank you very much for your postcards, I really like them. Wishing you the best and happy postcrossing, Táňa”
Favorite cheese: Emmentaler or Camembert
Denisa from Brno, Czech Republic sent me this great card and stamp!
Favorite cheese: Goat cheese (best when handmade 🙂 )
Eva in the Czech Republic sent me this fabulous handmade card!!! I really love it. I love the black and white with bright bursts of color.