Lovely letters & postcards for Maryam

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

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#937 Cover and Postcard from the Bahamas


My first cover from the Bahamas! This one is from Patrick for Nice Cover Circuit in postcrossing forum.

2013-09-06 Bahamas a

On the cover, Patrick affixed two stamps issued in 2013. The first stamp commemorate the 120th anniversary of the Royal Bahamas Police Force Band while the second stamp commemorate the 40th anniversary of Bahamas Independence in 2013. The postmark date is 20 August 2013.

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Inside is a beautiful postcard showing the view of Paradise Island in Nassau, the capital of the Bahamas. Thank you very much Patrick!

#931 Postcard from Åland

Finland          Åland

A postcard from Åland, sent by Andy for Vacation RR in postcrossing forum.

2013-08-28 Åland a

It’s a multiview postcard showing four photos of Åland Islands.

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At the back, Andy used one Europa stamp featuring a dragonfly. The postmark date is 13 August 2013 and the location is Mariehamn, the capital of Åland. Thanks a lot Andy!

#903 Cover from Korčula Island, Croatia

Croatia          Croatia-Dubrovnik-Neretva

A cover from  Korčula Island in the Adriatic Sea, sent by Dragan Buskulic.

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On the cover, Dragan affixed three ordinary stamps and one vignette stamp. One of the three stamps and the vignette stamp show the lighthouse of Blitvenica. Dragan also decorated the cover with the coat of arm of Korčula and its flag together with the flag of Croatia and the map of the island. The postmark date is 22 July 2013 and the location is Korčula. Thanks a lot Dragan!

#876 Postcard from Norderney Island, Germany

Germany          Germany-Lower Saxony          Germany-Norderney

A postcard from Norderney Island, Germany, sent by postcrosser Gosiek S. who was on vacation there for Vacation RR in postcrossing forum.

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The postcard shows multiple pictures of Norderney Island, one of the seven East Frisian Islands in the North Sea.

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At the back, Gosiek affixed one definitive stamp. The postmark date is 10 July 2013. Thanks a lot Gosiek!

#873 Postcard from Sabah, Malaysia

Malaysia          Sabah

A postcard from Sabah, Malaysia, sent by postcrosser Kelly of Hong Kong for Vacation RR in postcrossing forum.

2013-07-29 Sabah a

The postcard shows an underwater view at Sipadan Island, Sabah.

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Since Kelly sent the postcard from Hong Kong, one definitive Hong Kong stamp was used. The postmark date is 8 July 2013. Thanks a lot Kelly!

#782 Cover and Postcard from Madeira Island, Portugal

Portugal          Madeira

A cover from Madeira Island, Portugal that was sent by Luis Filipe Melo to my address in Malaysia.

2013-06-08 Portugal (1)

On the cover, Luis affixed one stamp featuring the levada (or aqueduct) in Madeira Island. The postmark date is 26 November 2012 and the location is Funchal, Madeira.

2013-06-08 Portugal (2)

There is a beautiful postcard of Funchal, the capital of Madeira inside the cover. Thanks a lot Luis!

#767 Postcard from Langkawi, Malaysia

Malaysia          Kedah

A postcard from Langkawi Island in the state of Kedah, Malaysia, sent by Khor Kok Keong.

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The postcard shows the Telaga Harbour Park Lighthouse at Pantai Kok Bay.

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At the back, Khor affixed one stamp from the lighthouse series, this one shows the lighthouse of Rimau Island in Penang. The postmark date is 12 May 2013 and the location is Langkawi, Kedah, Malaysia. Thank you very much Khor!

#740 Postcard from Croatia


A postcard from Croatia, sent by Ivana Perunski.

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The postcard shows a map of the island of Krk in Croatia flanked by multiple pictures of sceneries in the island.

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At the back, Ivana affixed three stamps. The postmark date is 5 April 2013 and the location is Zagreb. Thanks a lot Ivana!

#609 Postcard from Langkawi, Malaysia

Malaysia           Kedah

Another postcard from Langkawi Island in Kedah, Malaysia! This one is from Ian Choong.

2012-12-12 Langkawi a

Ian sent me a postcard showing the beautiful Payar Island, one of the hundreds on islands in Langkawi archipelago. Payar Island is surrounded by coral reef and it is a marine park.

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At the back, Ian affixed one stamp showing the horned frog or leaf frog. The postmark date is 27 November 2012 but unfortunately location (Langkawi, Kedah) is not clear – perhaps due to the postcard paper. This is the same with my other postcards from Langkawi. Thanks a lot Ian for this postcard!

#594 Postcard from Michigan, USA

United States          Michigan           Italy-Sicily

A postcard from Michigan, USA, sent by postcrosser Elizabeth G. for North America November 2012 RR in postcrossing forum.

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The postcard shows three Aeolian Islands in Sicily, Italy. They are Vulcano, Lipari and Salina. The Aeolian Islands are listed in UNESCO World Heritage Sites.

2012-12-05 MI b

At the back, Elizabeth affixed one 85c definitive stamp and a cute Hello Kitty sticker. The postmark date is 28 November 2012 and the location is Metroplex, Michigan. Thank you Elizabeth!

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