A postcard from Belleville, Ontario, sent by postcrosser Ruby Sienna through official postcrossing.
It’s a Where’s Waldo postcard: the Great Exhibition.
At the back, Ruby affixed one permanent domestic rate stamp. The postmark date is 10 July 2013 and the location is Toronto. Thanks a lot Ruby!
A cover with cancels from Niagara-on-the-Lake Post Office, Ontario. Please be aware that Niagara-on-the-Lake is a town where Niagara River enters Lake Ontario, not the town near Niagara Falls.
On the cover, I affixed a setenant stamps that commemorate the War of 1812 that feature Charles de Salaberry and Laura Secord. Two pictorial cancels were applied, which feature the clock tower in Niagara-on-the-Lake town. The postmark date is 4 July 2013. Thank you postmaster!
A postcard from Toronto, Ontario, sent by postcrosser Rosie Shaw for Canada to Canada tag in postcrossing forum.
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.
At the back, Rosie affixed one stamp that commemorates the 60th anniversary of Queen Elizabeth II coronation. Thanks a lot Rosie!
A cover with cancels from Port Dover Post Office in Ontario.
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!
A postcard from the Canadian War Museum in Ottawa, Ontario.
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.
At the back, I used the Princess of Wales’ Own Regiment stamp. The postmark date is 12 June 2013 and the location is Ottawa.
On my visit to Upper Canada Village on 9 June 2013, next to the village was the annual Medieval Festival where medieval period comes alive!
The most enjoying thing was the knight jousting tournament!
At the back of the postcard, I affixed one definitive stamp. One pictorial cancel and one machine cancel were applied. The postmark date from the pictorial cancel is 12 June 2013 with location Morrisburg. The machine cancel date is 13 June 2013.
My family and I visited Upper Canada Village in Morrisburg, Ontario on 9 June 2013. The place is about 1 hour 15 minute drive from our home in Ottawa.
Upper Canada Village is a living museum that depicts life in Canadian rural settings in 1800s. Among the things that we really enjoyed was the scow tow ride – a barge pulled by a horse along the village canal.
At the back, I affixed a cow stamp. One pictorial cancel was applied with date 12 June 2013 and location Morrisburg, Ontario.
A cover with cancels from Morrisburg Post Office, Ontario.
On the cover, I used one motorcycle stamp and two low-value beneficial insect stamps. Two pictorial cancels and one machine cancel were applied. The postmark date is 12 June 2013. Thanks a lot postmaster!