First card from the states!



First card from Czechoslovakia. I am learning to spell these countries and learning something about each one from the messages handwritten on the back by the senders. Also learning some geography – a subject I hated while in school. Never too late to learn I guess 🙂  The great thing is that each sender loves to share something about their beloved country and so I get to learn through their eyes and their experiences. And likewise, I’ve wanted to do the same about our beautiful country.


Russia 3

My third card from Russia. By now I was learning from the stats at the Postcrossing site that there tens of thousands of members in several European countries and in China.  In comparison there are only 5,600+ members in Australia. They work the system so that a different country is drawn each time someone requests to send a card. It’s only natural that we’re going to end up with many cards from some countries, and likewise, we’ll end up sending many cards to some countries. There are over 560,000 members worldwide and currently 215 countries participating. Anyone can join – there is no cost in joining. Just in buying and posting cards.



My second card from Germany. Not really what I’d expect to get from Germany 🙂  But then, I’d begun buying cards wherever I visited too, even overseas.



I’d only heard of Belarus in Eurovision and now I had my first card from this country.