Hans from Witzenhausen, Germany had a very short message on his Postcrossing profile: that he wanted a better world without war or hunger that was free and independent. I wrote to him and said I also believed in this and that’s why I love Postcrossing: the ability to learn about, and from other cultures, and to make the world a smaller place, where it’s easier to connect with all types of people!
HURRAY! My card reached its destination in 12 days after traveling 4,149 miles! Hans wrote: “Hello Maria yes i like your card some day i will make an exposition in our smalltown of 15000 more than 100 nations are present and some day freepeople live in a free world Hans”
Antje from Coswig Anhalt, Germany didn’t have anything written on her profile page, so I sent her this Virginia mapcard, which is usually pretty popular. 🙂
HURRAY! My card reached its destination in 5 days after traveling 4,235 miles! Antje wrote, “Dear Maria, hello! Thank you a lot for your nice postcard with the map of Virginia. You wrote very well in German. Congratulations to your Germanteacher for this schoolgirl!! And also to you for this teacher!!! (…) Best wishes and kindly regads to you and all of your family Yours Antje (Anna)”
I sent this card to Louise in Ballston Lake, NY, USA! The UCI Road World Championships were being held here in Richmond, VA when I sent this card. Part of the bicycling races were held on Monument Avenue, so I chose this card to send! 🙂 I told Louise I had just gone apple picking – one of my favorite times of the year! 🙂
HURRAY! My card reached its destination in 8 days after traveling 428 miles! Louise wrote, “Thanks for the postcard! It’s apple season here, too! Happy Postcrossing!”
I sent this mapcard to Astrid in Bielefeld, Germany. She said she likes postcards with flags, and this is the only current card I have which has a flag on it. Close!
HURRAY! My card reached its destination in 9 days after traveling 4,078 miles! Astrid wrote, “Many thanks for the beautiful card!”
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. 🙂
My 200th SENT card! 🙂
I sent this card to Alexander in Obernkirchen, Germany!
HURRAY! My card reached its destination in 7 days after traveling 4,095 miles! Alexander wrote (in German), “Many thanks for the beautiful card and good wishes from Obernkirchen, Germany!”
Favorite cheese: Mozzarella
I love this cheese card! 🙂 It’s a photo of Camembert. Nara from Germany sent it to me, and said her favorite cheese right now is mozzarella with tomatoes, salt, pepper and olive oil! Yum!!!
The Henderson family from Calgary, Canada sent me this cute card, with adorable stickers! 🙂 They said their cousin is Jim Henderson who is a Milwaukee Brewer! That’s so amazing! I’m not a huge sports fan, but being from Wisconsin, I try to follow the Brewers and Packers, as best I can. 🙂
Angelika from München, Germany sent me this amazing Guinness card, and even more amazing stamps! I love them all. 🙂 Can’t wait to add them to my collection! 😀
Franziska from Cottbus, Germany, said she likes postcards from where you live, so I sent this one from Richmond.
HURRAY! My card reached its destination in 5 days after traveling 4,310 miles! Franziska wrote, “Thank you very much for your beautiful and interesting postcard from Richmond! Here today the sun is shining and it is very warm. Regards and all the best! Franziska”
Jens from Sebnitz, Germany likes postcards of trains – me too! 🙂 I sent him this photo taken in 1946 from the Chespeake & Ohio Railway.
HURRAY! My card reached its destination in 9 days after traveling 4,333 miles! Daniel wrote a beautiful message to me in German, and thanked me for the card! 🙂
Favorite cheese: Brie
I sent this card to Maaike in Kollum, Netherlands. Her profile said she likes birds, so I thought she’d like this card of Virginia’s State Bird, the Cardinal! 🙂 She also wrote on her profile that she was collecting stamps to make a collage to put in a frame, so I sent her a few. 🙂
HURRAY! My card reached its destination in 9 days after traveling 3,956 km! Maaike wrote, “Wow, you really made my day! The stamps are amazing! Just yesterday I was working on framing my stamps and I was disappointed that I was short of just a few. But now I can finish my little project 🙂 The cardinals are such beautiful birds. I have never seen one irl. […] Thanks again for the lovely mail. All the best, Maaike”
Silke from Velen, Germany, wrote on her profile that she likes postcards of animals, so I sent her this one I picked up from Chincoteague Island, Virginia. There are many wild horses that live there – I saw them this past summer and it was amazing to see them roaming around!
HURRAY! My card reached its destination in 10 days after traveling 4,022 km! Silke wrote, “Thank you so much for the beautiful postcard. Your postcard is adorable. I also like the stamp and the sticker you used. I appreciate that very much. I send you my best wishes. Have a nice day! Silke ;-)))