Sunday, April 28, 2013


 Received from: Belarus
Category: Postcrossing - official card
Date: April 2013
Distance: 474 km
Time of travelling: 15 days

Day of Belarusian Written Language is an annual holiday that is marked on the first Sunday of September. The holiday is intended to demonstrate the unity of the Belarusian written word and the history and culture of the Belarusian people, and to show the development of the written language and book publishing in Belarus. Following the tradition, Day of Belarusian Written Language is celebrated in the cities which are considered cultural, scientific and literature centers of the country.

Thursday, April 25, 2013

New York (in the 1960s)

Received from: Germany
Category: Postcrossing - official card
Date: April 2013
Distance: 984 km
Time of travelling: 6 days

New York is the most populous city in the United States and the center of the New York Metropolitan Area, one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world. The city is referred to as New York City or the City of New York to distinguish it from the State of New York, of which it is a part. A global power city, New York exerts a significant impact upon commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment. The home of the United Nations Headquarters, New York is an important center for international diplomacy and has been described as the cultural capital of the world

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Happy Easter

Received from: Austria
Category: Postcrossing - official card
Date: April 2013
Distance: 793 km
Time of travelling: 6 days

Monday, April 22, 2013


Received from: Germany
Category: Postcrossing - official card
Date: April 2013
Distance: 894 km
Time of travelling: 7 days

Thursday, April 18, 2013


Received from: Finland
Category: Postcrossing - official card
Date: April 2013
Distance: 1099 km
Time of travelling: 9 days

Imatra is a town and municipality in eastern Finland, founded in 1948 around three industrial settlements near the Finnish–Russian border. In the course of the last 50 years, this amorphous group of settlements has grown into a modern industrial town dominated by Lake Saimaa, the Vuoksi River and the border. It gained its municipal charter in 1971.

Saturday, April 13, 2013


Received from: Japan
Category: Postcrossing - official card
Date: April 2013
Distance: 8522 km
Time of travelling: 14 days

Japan is an archipelago of 6,852 islands. The four largest islands are Honshu, Hokkaido, Kyushu, and Shikoku, which together comprise about ninety-seven percent of Japan's land area. Japan has the world's tenth-largest population, with over 127 million people. Honshū's Greater Tokyo Area, which includes the de facto capital city of Tokyo and several surrounding prefectures, is the largest metropolitan area in the world, with over 30 million residents.

Monday, April 8, 2013


Received from: Croatia
Category: private swap
Date: March 2013

Ban Jelačić Square is the central square of the city of Zagreb, Croatia, named after ban Josip Jelačić. The official name is Trg bana Jelačića. It is colloquially referred to as Jelačić plac (derived from Platz, the German word for square or plaza) or simply Trg ("the square"). 
It is located below Zagreb's old city cores Gradec and Kaptol and directly south of the Dolac Market on the intersection of Ilica from the west, Radićeva Street from the northwest, the small streets Splavnica and Harmica from the north, Bakačeva Street from the northeast, Jurišićeva Street from the east, Praška Street from the southeast and Gajeva Street from the southwest. It is the center of the Zagreb Downtown pedestrian zone.

Thursday, April 4, 2013


Received from: Isreal
Category: from a friend
Date:  March 2013

The Tower of David  is an ancient citadel located near the Jaffa Gate entrance to the Old City of Jerusalem. Built to strengthen a strategically weak point in the Old City's defenses, the citadel that stands today was constructed during the 2nd century BC and subsequently destroyed and rebuilt by, in succession, the Christian, Muslim, Mamluk, and Ottoman conquerors of Jerusalem. It contains important archaeological finds dating back 2,700 years, and is a popular venue for benefit events, craft shows, concerts, and sound-and-light performances.