Lovely letters & postcards for Maryam

All the lovely letters and postcards from all around the world sent to Maryam

Archive for the month “June, 2013”

#799 Cover from Vietnam


A second cover from Vietnam, sent by Wee Leong of Singapore who was visiting there.

2013-06-21 Vietnam

On the cover, Wee Leong affixed three martial arts stamps. The postmark date is 9 June 2013 and the location is Saigon, and there is a machine cancellation applied by Canada Post. Thanks a lot Wee Leong!


#798 Postcard from Toronto, Ontario

Canada          Ontario

A postcard from Toronto, Ontario, sent by postcrosser Rosie Shaw for Canada to Canada tag in postcrossing forum.

2013-06-21 Ontario a

The card shows a nightview of Toronto downtown with CN Tower at the center. I have visited the tower twice, one during daytime and the seond one at night. The view is stunning from up there.

2013-06-21 Ontario b

At the back, Rosie affixed one stamp that commemorates the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II coronation. Thanks a lot Rosie!

#797 Postcard from Idaho, USA

United States          Idaho

A postcard from Idaho, USA, received through official postcrossing from postcrosser Shan.

2013-06-20 Idaho a

The postcard shows three Grizzly Bears.

2013-06-20 Idaho b

At the back, Shan affixed one 2013 Global USA Forever stamp. Thanks a lot Shan!

#796 Postcard from Germany

Germany          Germany-Lower Saxony

A postcard from Germany, sent by postcrosser Jelena through official postcrossing.

2013-06-19 Germany a

What a cute postcard!

2013-06-19 Germany b

At the back, Jelena affixed two stamps. The cancel depicts the New Town Hall of Hannover, the state capital of Lower Saxony. The postmark date is 16 June 2013. Thanks a lot Jelena!

#795 Cancels from Port Dover, Ontario

Canada          Ontario

A cover with cancels from Port Dover Post Office in Ontario.

2013-06-19 Ontario 2

On the cover, I used one motorcycle stamp issued by Canada Post to match the postmark. Port Dover is famous for Friday 13th motorcycle rally. The postmark date on the cancel is 13 June 2013! Thanks a lot postmaster!

#794 Canadian War Museum Postcard from Ottawa, Ontario

Canada          Ontario

A postcard from the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa, Ontario.

2013-06-19 Ontario 1a

I have visited the museum twice. Free entrance every Thursday evening after 4 pm. Among its collections is a Mercedes limousine used by Hitler. The architect of the museum, Raymond Moriyama was sent to an internment camp as a child during World War II by the Canadian government. The picture on the postcard shows the Vimy Memorial Sculptures in the Regeneration Hall of the museum.

2013-06-19 Ontario 1b

At the back, I used the Princess of Wales’ Own Regiment stamp. The postmark date is 12 June 2013 and the location is Ottawa.

#793 Cover from Vietnam


My first cover from Vietnam! This one is from Wee Leong of Singapore.

2013-06-18 Vietnam

On the cover, Wee affixed four definitive stamps, where three of them are the same in one block. The postmark date is 9 June 2013 and the location is Saigon, the old name for Ho Chi Minh City. Thanks a lot Wee!

#792 Postcard from Spain

Spain          Community of Madrid          Spain-San Sebastian de Los Reyes

A postcard from Spain, sent by postcrosser Arianne for Spain tag in postcrossing forum.

2013-06-17 Spain a

The postcard shows a drawing of “Los Chulapos” – a couple wearing traditional costume for festivals, especially La Feria de San Isidro.

2013-06-17 Spain b

At the back, Arianne affixed one stamp. The posmark date is 7 June 2013 and the location is San Sebastian de Los Reyes. Thanks a lot Arianne!

#791 Postcard from Hong Kong

China          Hong Kong

A postcard from Hong Knog, sent by postcrosser Amber Lam for flower tag in postcrossing forum.

2013-06-17 Hong Kong a

It’s a vintage postcard about marigold! Sadly the postcard was marked with several heavy postmarks.

2013-06-17 Hong Kong b

At the back, Amber affixed three stamps. The postmark date is 3 June 2013. Thanks a lot Amber!

#790 Postcard from Malaysia


A postcard from Malaysia, sent by Yip Hin Wai.

2013-06-17 Malaysia a

The postcard shows Sultan Abdul Samad Building, a prominent landmark of Kuala Lumpur, the capital city of Malaysia.

2013-06-17 Malaysia b

At the back, Yip affixed one 50 sen stamp that shows All Saints Intermediary School in Kota Kinabalu, Sabah. The postmark date is 3 June 2013 and the location is National Mail Center. Thanks a lot Yip!

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