Lovely letters & postcards for Maryam

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#942 Postcard from Ukraine

Ukraine          Ukraine-Kiev

A postcard from Ukraine, sent by Oksana for Ukraine meets the World tag in postcrossing forum.

2013-09-19 Ukraine a

The postcard shows the Malanka celebration, a national holiday in Ukraine.

2013-09-19 Ukraine b

At the back, Oksana affixed two frog stamps. The postmark 10 July 2013 and the location is Kiev. Thanks a lot Oksana!


#934 Cover from Mongolia


A surprise cover from Mongolia! This is my first cover from Mongolia, thanks to Enkhbold Jigmid.

2013-08-27 Mongolia a

It’s an airmail cover, On the cover, Enkhbold affixed one large souvenir sheet and one stamp. The postmark date is 19 July 2013.

2013-08-27 Mongolia b

Inside is an unused FDC from Mongolia. Thanks a lot Enkhbold!

#917 Postcard from Indonesia


A postcard from Indonesia, sent by Irene Chen.

2013-08-25 Indonesia a

The postcard shows the Javanese mask dance.

2013-08-25 Indonesia b

At the back, Irene affixed two stamps that commemorate the 100th anniversary of “Als ik een Nederlander was” column writings by Ki Hadjar Dewantara. The postmark date is not clear. Thanks a lot Irene!

#698 Cover from France


A cover from France, sent by Eric Contesse.

2013-03-29 France

It’s a big cover full of stamps!! At top left are four stamps from the Castles and Mansions series issued in 2012. At bottom left are four stamps from the Regional Flavours series issued in 2010. ON the right there are another five stamps from 2012 and one stamp from 2011. As usual, the stamps were cancelled with special Lyon Bellecour postmarks. The postmark date is 7 January 2013. Thank you very much Eric!

#605 Cover from Czech Republic

Czech Republic          Czech Republic-Votice

A cover from Czech Republic, sent by postcrosser Klara B. for cover exchange arranged by Nice Cover Circuit in postcrossing forum.

2012-12-06 Czech Republic

On the cover, Klara affixed two stamps that feature Turkish carpets from 18th and 19th centuries in the Nationan Náprstkovo Museum in Prague. The postmark date is 3 December 2012 and the location is Votice. The cover was in my mailbox yesterday, so it means the cover traveled from Votice to Ottawa for three days only! Thank you Klara.

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