Saturday, July 27, 2013


Received from: Finland
Category: Postcrossing - official card
Date: May 2013
Distance: 951 km
Time of travelling: 10 days

Turku Castle is a medieval building in the city of Turku in Finland. Together with Turku Cathedral, the castle is one of the oldest buildings still in use in Finland. Turku Castle is the largest surviving medieval building in Finland. It was founded in the late 13th century and stands on the banks of the Aura River.


Received from: Latvia
Category: Fast favourities tag
Date: May 2013

Banknotes and coins.
Latvia, 20th-21st century.

National History Museum of Latvia.

Thursday, July 25, 2013


Received from: Canada
Category: Poland - rest of the world tag
Date: May 2013

Winnipeg is the capital and largest city of Manitoba, Canada, with a metropolitan population of 730,018 in the Canada 2011 Census. It is located near the longitudinal centre of North America, at the confluence of the Red and Assiniboine Rivers. The city is found on the eastern edge of the Canadian Prairies. The name "Winnipeg" comes from the Cree for "muddy waters". The Winnipeg area was a trading centre for Aboriginal peoples prior to the arrival of Europeans. The first fort was built there in 1738 by French traders. A settlement was later founded by the Selkirk settlers in 1812, the nucleus of which was incorporated as the City of Winnipeg in 1873 with a population of 1,869. Winnipeg is the seventh-largest municipality in Canada, and is the primary municipality of the Winnipeg Capital Region (population of 730,305), with more than half of Manitoba's population.

The Netherlands

Received from: the Netherlands
Category: Postcrossing - official card
Date: April 2013
Distance: 1097 km
Time of travelling: 4 days

Tuesday, July 9, 2013


Received from: the USA
Category: Postcrossing - official card
Date: May 2013
Distance: 7779 km
Time of travelling: 10 days

Sunday, July 7, 2013


Received from: Germany
Category: Postcrossing - official card
Date: May 2013
Distance: 1021 km
Time of travelling:  10 days

Tenerife is the largest and most populous island of the seven Canary Islands; it is also the most populated island of Spain, with a land area of 2,034.38 km²  and 898,680 inhabitants, 43% of the total population of the Canary Islands. About five million tourists visit Tenerife each year, the most of any Canary Islands. Tenerife hosts one of the world's largest carnivals and the Carnival of Santa Cruz de Tenerife is attempting to become a World Heritage Site. Tenerife is serviced by two airports, Tenerife North Airport and Tenerife South Airport, and is the tourism and economic centre of the archipelago.

Thursday, July 4, 2013


Received from: Belarus
Category: Postcrossing - official card
Date: April 2013
Distance: 474 km
Time of travelling:  7 days

Victory Square - square in the centre of the City of Minsk located at the crossing of Independence Avenue and Zakharau Street. The square is located in the historic centre of Minsk nearby with the museum of the 1st Congress of RSDRP, Main offices of National State TV and Radio and City House of Marriages. A green park stretches from the Victory Square to the river of Svislach and to the entrance to the M. Gorky Park. Victory square is the key landmark of Minsk. Holiday parades go through the square. The newly married traditionally take their picutre at the square.