Friday, May 31, 2013

Postcrossing # 3 : Norman Rockwell

Got this very nice card depicting a paiting by Norman Rockwell from 1944.

It was sent on May 16th and arrived on May 22nd.

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Monday, May 27, 2013

Europa 2013 Postal Van : The Netherlands

Got this on a recent postcard with Postcrossing, it's only half of the two stamps which were issued by the Dutch Post.


Sunday, May 26, 2013

Cover # 3 : Richard Wagner

Johan sent me this cover with another stamp of the set of commemorative stamps of Richard Wagner and Giuseppe Verdi.

Thanks a lot Johan.

Friday, May 24, 2013

Postcard # 9 : Ankara

Leslie sent me this beautiful card from Ankara and added some nice turkish stamps as well.

The card was sent on May 9th and arrived on May 17th.

Thanks a lot!!

Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Postcard # 8 : Hokusai : View of Mount Fuji from the Mountains in Totomi Province

I received this wonderful card with a drawing by Hokusai from his series of "36 views of Mount Fuji".

The card was sent from Japan on May 18th and arrived on May 22nd!! Real airmail!

Yuria also added some very nice stamps on the postcard as well.

Thanks a lot Yuria!!!

Monday, May 20, 2013

Postcard # 7 : Cyclade Islands

Elena sent me this card from Greece depicting a typcial view of the Cyclade Islands.

It was sent on May 8th and arrived on May 17th.

Thanks a lot!

Sunday, May 19, 2013

Postcrossing # 2 : Budapest

I received this nice card from Gabi in Budapest.

It was sent on May 14th and i received on May 17th.

Thanks a lot!

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Postcard # 6 : Brussels

Thanks Johan for sending me this nice postcard from Brussels depicting the royal palace, the mayor's house and the house of the king.

Also big thanks for the newly issued stamp concerning the commemoration of Richard Wagner :

The card was sent on May 13th and arrived at May 16th.

More to come from Johan.

Thursday, May 16, 2013

Postcrossing # 1 : Vologda, Russia

On tuesday May 14th, I received this postcard which was sent on May 2nd sent from Vologda, Russia.

Thanks a lot Anna!

Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Postcard # 5 : Athens

I received this lovely card sent from Athens today.

It represents  the Lycabettus hill, the columns of the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the National Garden of Athens and the Greek Parliament.

The card was sent on May 6th and arrived on May 15th.

Thanks a lot Vana!

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Cover # 2 : Slovenija

I did a small exchange of stamps with Sonja & Urska from Slovenija.

They provided me with the stamp of the Ljubljana jazz festival and i thought it was a good idea to put their cover as well on the blog.

Thanks a lot!

Monday, May 13, 2013

Postcard # 4 : Cochise Head, Arizona

I received this weekend my first postcard from the USA. Since i love this region and its history it was a very nice surprise!

The card depicts the Cochise Head at the Chiricahua National Monument in Arizona :

Some nice stamps on it as well :

Thanks a lot to Ron for this nice postcard!!

Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Postcard # 3 : Alkmaar, The Netherlands

Wesley sent me this card from Alkmaar which was sent on May 2nd and arrived on May 6th.

Wesley put some stamps on the postcard of which at least one could apply for the description of 'jazzstamp'.

Thanks Wesley and till soon !

Monday, May 6, 2013

Postcard # 2 Liechtenstein

Today I received this card from Michelle in Liechtenstein.

It shows the Vaduz castle in the middle and some stamps depicting villages, art or the prince's family  around.

It was posted on May 2nd.

Thanks a lot for the card Michelle!

Friday, May 3, 2013

Postcard # 1 : Wolverhampton

I received today from Anu this nice postcard which was sent from Wolverhampton, representing the Art Gallery in the centre of town.

And great stamps as well.

Thanks a lot Anu for this swap of postcards!