Sunday, May 31, 2009

Posty of another Windmill

Thanks to Jannie from Holland, I got several windmill postcard from my friend Andrea but this is another nice shot of Windmill. So colorful too.

Saturday, May 30, 2009

Posty of The Huntington Beach pier at dusk

Blair sent this card to me on July 09, 2007 saying it is The Huntington Beach pier at dusk. It looks very beautiful but lonely in the sense if you walk there alone.

The Huntington Beach Pier is a municipal pier located in Huntington Beach, California. At 1,850 feet (560 m) in length, it is one of the longest public piers on the West Coast. The pier is frequented by sport fishermen as well as surfing spectators. A Ruby's is located at the end of the pier.

Friday, May 29, 2009

Posty of USA Flag, my first flag card

Thank you to vejoyce who sent this to me. This is typically American, and it is also my first flag card, I have never got any flag card from any country as yet.

For more than 200 years, the American flag has been the symbol of nation's strength and unity. It's been a source of pride and inspiration for millions of citizens. And the American Flag has been a prominent icon in national history. Here are the highlights of its unique past.

Today the flag consists of thirteen horizontal stripes, seven red alternating with 6 white. The stripes represent the original 13 colonies, the stars represent the 50 states of the Union. The colors of the flag are symbolic as well: Red symbolizes Hardiness and Valor, White symbolizes Purity and Innocence and Blue represents Vigilance, Perseverance and Justice

Thursday, May 28, 2009

Posty of Atlanta ~ USA

Thank you to pamlbark from USA, it is very colorful postcard which reminds me about 1996 Summer Olympics. Thai boxer, Somluck Kamsing, had won first gold medal in history for Featherweight (57 kg).

Atlanta is the capital and most populous city in the state of Georgia as well as the urban core of one of the fastest growing metropolitan areas in the United States.

Considered a top business city and transportation hubAtlanta is a beta world city and contains the world headquarters of businesses such as The Coca-Cola Company, AT&T Mobility, and Delta Air Lines.

Wednesday, May 27, 2009

Posty of Johnny Gruelle (1880-1938) from Raggedy Ann Stores

Thank you to Lynn from USA, she said Raggedy Ann doll is a classic and much love doll by American girls. There is also a boy doll name Raggedy Andy. They become as Character in a book.

Raggedy Ann is a fictional character created by writer Johnny Gruelle (1880–1938) in a series of books he wrote and illustrated for young children. Raggedy Ann is a rag doll with red yarn for hair. The character was created in 1915 as a doll, and was introduced to the public in the 1918 book Raggedy Ann Stories. A doll was also marketed along with the book to great success. A sequel, Raggedy Andy Stories (1920) introduced the character of her brother, Raggedy Andy, dressed in sailor suit and hat.

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

Posty of Cajun Crawfish Yum! Yum!

Thank you to JLacaze in USA, who sent this to me. At my first sight I'm very hungry to see it.

Crawfish, like shrimp or lobsters. Crayfish are eaten in Europe, China, Africa, Australia, Canada, New Zealand and the United States.
98% of the crayfish harvested in the United States come from Louisiana, where the standard culinary terms are crawfish. Louisiana produces 90 percent of the crawfish in the world and consumes 70 percent locally.

Monday, May 25, 2009

Posty of Golden Triangle, North of Thailand

This is postcard showing Mae Khong River, Chiangrai. It can be called as Golden Triangle.

This famed border location where Thailand, Laos and Myanmar meet on the Mekong River was once supposed to be the center of all the poppy cultivation in Thailand.

I sent this postcard to one of Postcrossing member, Ref : TH-18638

Sunday, May 24, 2009

Posty of Ljubljana ~ Slovenia

Thank you to rimljancek who sent this in envelop with another picture of little chapel. It is very nice.

Ljubljana is the capital city of Slovenia and its largest town. It is located in the centre of the country. Ljubljana is regarded as the cultural, scientific, economic, political and administrative centre of Slovenia, independent since 1991. Throughout its history, it has been influenced by its geographic position at the crossroads of Germanic, Latin and Slavic culture

She is very kind to attach another photo of little chapel, it is lovely one.

Saturday, May 23, 2009

Posty of Praha ~ Prague, Czech Republic

Thank you to Eliška, she is another person who has very beautiful handwriting. I love it.

Praha, meaning Prague, the Capital City and being largest city in Czech Republic. Prague has been the political, cultural, and economic centre of the Czech state for more than 1100 years.

Since 1992, the extensive historic centre of Prague has been included in the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites.

Friday, May 22, 2009

Posty of Another Moomin, Pappa

I got this postcard from GraceArtemis, her name is similar to book I like. Book name is Artemis Fowl. It is very clever kids' name which I addicted to this character so much. More about my Artemis Fowl post is here.

This is second Moomin card I got from Finland, I'm sure it will be more to come, thus I set the label for just Moomin Collections :)

Thursday, May 21, 2009

Posty of Canada Olympic Park, Calgary

I got this from Lisa, she has very amazing handwriting. I really like it, I never be able to write anything straight without having line there. I always write up or wave on the blank card.
Calgary has slogan Heart of the New West™, Calgary is best known for city that hosted 1988 Winter Olympic Games. This card shows the ski jumps used in the game. They arent' used now but save as a landmark.
The host city of the 1988 Winter Olympic Games takes pride in its sporting legacy. Canada Olympic Park is a multi-purpose athletic facility designed for skiing, snowboarding, bobsleigh and luge during the winter and mountain biking during the summer.

Wednesday, May 20, 2009

Posty of Berlin Bei Nachj

I got this postcard from Kathi in Berlin, it is very mix of tourist attractions and cute flower stamps. I got many of German's postcard myself but this is my first Berlin city.
Almost no other metropolis has experienced such frequent, radical change transforming the face of the city. Although Berlin saw steady growth in its importance, dazzling epochs alternated with darker eras. Nevertheless, the formerly divided city has succeeded in becoming a vibrant metropolis in the heart of Europe.
More about Berlin is here

Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Posty of Good Luck

Can I take this to be very private card, not ordinary postcard?
I wanted to let you know how much I have enjoyed my time here. Thank you all for your support, patience, and friendship over the past year. You are a special group of people and I will definitely miss you.

Thank you for management's team, who give me huge opportunity as member of this company, without your given chance I would not be here and to get to know these nice people.

Special thanks to P. Phon & P. Tom who have been very patience with all trouble I used to create mistakenly, thanks for your kind help solving them all the time. You have given me lot of lesson not only in my professional.

Thanks to P. Jeab, my great sister, I will definitely miss you and I'm sure we will keep in touch. thanks to Luck & P. Chom who has helped and be such a good friends for all this time. You're like my cousin :)

For all my juniors, co-workers I was so happy working with your team, you are such as special group of friends. Even I didn't mention your name here, it doesn't mean I don't think of you. And other team member who left here before me, I do think of you still though!

A million thanks for this wish card to me, it is very special and I would keep it for a long time to come. That is the way I do with all my card.

Now it is my EXIT time :) Wish you guy all the best, like I do

Monday, May 18, 2009

Posty of China Town, Bangkok

This is another postcard I sent to Postcrossing member in Russia, Ref : TH-18640. AndI also use this postcard for a lady in USA, ref : TH-18642. China Town is most busy area. On each side of the road, there is a network of streets and alleys lined with shops selling all sorts of things. In many of these streets, you’ll find shops side by side selling the same items

Saturday, May 16, 2009

Posty of Snow in Finland

Thanks to Terhi who sent this to me, it is my first snow scene postcard I received with cute WWF panda logo on it. This postcard was sent with beautiful stamp of bird and flower. Here is Thailand at this moment is hot as hell, we are going to get more rain soon as tropical weather country, while Finland is reaching for Spring and Summer.

Below is WWF in brief.

* WWF is one of the world's largest and most respected independent conservation organizations. *It is an independent foundation registered under Swiss law
*WWF is a global organization acting locally through a network of over 90 offices in over 40 countries around the world which vary in their degree of autonomy.
*The central secretariat for the network (called WWF International) is located in Gland, Switzerland. (WWF offices organizational structure)
*WWF's first office was founded on 11 September 1961 in the small Swiss town of Morges.

Friday, May 15, 2009

Posty of Parrots in Araras, Brazil

It was printed at the back of card as Brasil Turistico, Pantanal. I got this postcard from Postcrossing. Thanks to Jamila for this. I love colorful photo and postcard.

Posty of CTT Corrios, Portugal

Thanks to Francisco from Portugal who sending this to me with Postcrossing service, it is my first card from this Europe West Coast :) It seems this card is printed by CTT Correios which is a modern postman office in Portugal.

Thursday, May 14, 2009

Posty of Norge Norway Norwegen Norvège

This is my first postcard received from Norway, It is multi views which are simply landmarks of country in the north. thanks to Lexidth who teach me lot of Norwegian with her cute animal stickers I love it.
More Referene of Norway is here

Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Posty of Praha, Klausová Synagoga ~ Czech Republic

It look like mysterious place from Czech Republic, you know why? First I got with wrong Postcrossing ID, so I can't register (If you are Postcrossing member, you know what I mean by this). It is my first postcard received from this country. Secondly I hardly find any detail of this place written in English. It seems this area is Jewish heritage or Jewish museum located in Prague. It has beautiful stamp for me, with two little turtles on it.

Thanks to Jewish Museum where finally give me correct info of this place, you can see more of it here.

Tuesday, May 12, 2009

Posty of Minsk, Belarus

Belarus is situated in the center of Europe on the watershed of the Baltic and Black Seas. The capital is the city of Minsk. Belarus borders on Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Russia and Ukraine.

Thanks to lesginka from Belarus who sent this to me, the card is full of her language. It is beautiful.

Monday, May 11, 2009

Posty of Floating house, Khanchanaburi

This is another postcard I bought during my trip to Khanchanaburi, the Death Railway Bridge. This card is showing the relaxing points on the floating house at both side of Kwae Yai, big river in that area.

Hope you like my card.

Ref : TH-18639

Posty of Graz Steiermark, Austria

Graz with a population of 291,574 as of 2009 is the second-largest city in Austria after Vienna and the capital of the federal state of Styria (Steiermark). In 1999: The old city center, with its well-preserved and unique ensemble of different architectures, is included in UNESCO’s list of World Cultural Heritage Sites.

Thanks to Honeybee from Postcrossing member, who sent this to me. It is nice one. It is my first card I got from Austria.

Sunday, May 10, 2009

Posty of The Ancient Jin Li Street, China

It says on the front page as The ancient Jin Li Street has faithfully restored the style of the ancient town of Western Sichuan. And at the back page as Singing and dancing on stages, elegant and popular as yesterday once more. When jewelries and rich dresses were all over the street.

I got it from Postcrossing member in China, this postcard was sent through 1188 mille away :)