First postcard today came from Tallinn, the capital city of Estonia. It’s been such a long time since the last time I got anything from Estonia! It was a great surprise, I must admit!
The second postcard came from The Netherlands and shows little ducklings in the water! So adorable!
This is a nice official from Portugal! Haven’t received anything from Portugal in a long time so this was a nice surprise! :)
Salir do Porto is the northernmost parish of the municipality of Caldas da Rainha. It has a beach with a famous sand dune almost 49 metres high. The beach is located by the river Tornada that flows into the São Martinho bay.
Helsinki, the capital of Finland. I won’t ramble too much about what the postcard shows simply because this is not the first Helsinki card on this blog. It’s a pretty card though. Also, the sender – Janina – has a really cool handwriting! I love cool handwritings! :)
This is the official Postcrossing postcard (RU-1183336) that came from St. Petersburg, Russia. A really nice night view of the Palace Bridge, the spire of the Admirality and the dome of St Isaac’s. Cute stamps, too. I haven’t scanned them, but they are showing a rabbit, and a deer. :D
Guess what? Here’s another postcard from Kiew, Ukraine!! It arrived two days ago! :)
The second postcard that arrived that same day came from Brazil. Happy looking postcard, although I have no clue what it says. I think it’s a poem about flowers… but what do I know. :)
This is a postcard from Taiwan that arrived today. I don’t have that many from Taiwan so it’s alawys a nice surprise to receive one. ;)
It shows the aboriginal tribe dance, the “Pas-ta’ai”, the ritual to the short people. It’s a ritual of the Saisiat people, the aboriginal people of Taiwan. It commemorates a tribe of the “Little Black People” who they say used to live near to them, which some anthropologists believe may have been a tribe of Negritos who may have lived in Taiwan centuries ago, although there are no Negritos in Taiwan today.
The story says that the “Little Black People” wer using magic on Saisiat people, so Saisiats decided to fight back and to destroy the relationship between the two groups. A consequence of that fight was a very poor harvest for Saisiat people, and that is why they have a ceremony to worship the Negritos‘ souls.
I found this postcard in my mailbox this morning. It’s an official Postcrossing card coming from Moscow, the capital of Russia.
This postcard shows the Kremlin, the Water Pump Tower, and the Grand Kremlin Palace.