Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Poland


The Kreska!

Another in the set of Polish diacritics collection presents "such things only in Poland."

Monday, August 29, 2016

Poland


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The Ogonek!

This awesome card is one of a set of Polish diacritic.  I've received three cards in this set already!

Sunday, August 28, 2016

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Friday, August 26, 2016

USA - Indiana


A Healthy Smile is Golden

A reminder card from the dentist to get your annual check-up!

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Korea


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Seoul

This card shows a full view of Seoul City in South Korea.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

USA-Maryland


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Wien/Vienne/Vienna

This card of Vienna comes from Maryland.  It features pictures of the Schonbrunn Palace, Stephansdom, and Hofburg.

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

USA - Illinois


Chicago Shakespeare Theater on Navy Pier

This card shows the actual theater of the Chicago Shakespeare Theater.  The theater is set in a bit of an oval-design.

Monday, August 22, 2016

USA - Florida / Hogsmeade


The Wizarding World of Harry Potter

My Ravenclaw friend Whitney visited Hogsmeade (er...the Wizarding World of Harry Potter in Orlando) and took the time to send me this card via Owl Post!  It even includes this awesome stamp right on the card. 


Saturday, August 20, 2016

USA - Texas


Fredricksburg ist Wunderbar!

This card from Fredricksburg Texas shows off the city's Germanic heritage.  The card comes from my friend Chanele in Washington State on one of her visits back to Texas.  The card reads "Named for Prince Frederick of Prussia b the original settlers in 1846, Fredericksburg, Texas retains much of its Old World charm and Gemütlichkeit."

Friday, August 19, 2016

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Russia


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A painting by Monet and includes two cool stamps, including the Russian Postcrossing stamp!


Wednesday, August 17, 2016

France


I Love Cesana

This card of Cesana Torinese in Italy comes from my friend Kate who lives in Switzerfrance.  

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Germany


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A topless woman that the sender lists as "a sexy girl from a German card calendar."

Monday, August 15, 2016

Russia


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This beautiful cat was sent to me as on official Postcrossing card.  The user made it extra special by drawing two cats on the back.  



Sunday, August 14, 2016

USA - Winsconsin


Wisconsin

This card of a pastoral Wisconsin farm complete with a red barn and a smattering of cows.

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Poland


United Airlines

Berlin - Celebrating 10 years of service.

Friday, August 12, 2016

Poland


Relax and enjoy!

AirBaltic.com

An advertisement postcard for AirBaltic circa summer 2009

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Poland


British Airways

This card features a dragon in an airline seat with tiny photos of London and Krakow.  The dragon is the legendary dragon of Wawel in Krakow.

Monday, August 8, 2016

Poland


Jesteś pod dobrymi skrzydłami

I believe the translation is "You're flying in good hands."  

This card was an airline advertisement card for LOT Polish Airlines.

A while back I picked up a packet from Poland of a bunch of various airline-related postcards.  I figured it would make a nice mini-theme.

Sunday, August 7, 2016

USA - Minnesota


Anoka - A Dam Good Town

This card came from a direct swap from facebook.

Saturday, August 6, 2016

USA - Indiana


A card of a North American Robin.  According to the card, the robin because the mother of six robin chicks.

Friday, August 5, 2016

Russia


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Sing (fragment) - Victor Nemurdy

I am unsure if this card is the right side or not since I cannot find a copy of the image online of the full picture while posting.

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Russia


Princess Tarakanova by K.D. Flavitsky (1830-1866)

The card features the pretender to the Russian Throne known as  Princess Tarakanova.  She died in 1795 by tuberculosis but was later claimed to have died in a flood two years later, as depicted in this painting.

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

France


Chamonix Mont-Blanc

A beautiful travel reproduction postcard from my friend Kate in "Switzerfrance."

Monday, August 1, 2016

Poland


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Upper part of the front facade of the University of Warsaw Library.