My first postcard from Denmark, ever! And it’s a nice one too!
Aarhus is the second-largest city in Denmark. The principal port of Denmark, Aarhus is on the east side of the peninsula of Jutland in the geographical center of Denmark. I
n 2010, a majority of the city council voted for a name change from Århus back to Aarhus, and the renaming came into effect on January 1, 2011. Mayor Nicolai Wammen argued that the Aa spelling would strengthen the city’s international profile, help private enterprise and make it easier to access Aarhus on the internet. The Aarhus spelling has, however, always had some use in non-Scandinavian languages.
An official postcard from Japan! I get so few of those, it’s always a nice surprise to find one in my mailbox. And if it has a nice picture like this one… yay!!
This Christmas postcard from Russia took exactly 45 days to arrive. 45 days!!! It was an interesting thing to find it in my mailbox though, since Christmas was over a month ago. :) I’m curious if a Christmas (post)card will ever get SO lost that I find it in my mailbox in the middle of summer! XD
I have several postcards with the similar view of The Palace Bridge in St. Petersburg, Russia so I’ve written informations on it before… This time I just wanted to share this awesome view. I LOVE the colors in the sky. Love love love!!! <3
Another official, from The Netherlands this time. It is showing Vlieland, which is a municipality in the northern Netherlands. The municipality of Vlieland has only one major town: Oost-Vlieland . It is the second-least densely populated municipality in the Netherlands. Vlieland is one of the West Frisian Islands, lying in the Wadden Sea.
I got these two officials from Finland. Btw. I have to say that I LOVE Finnish funny shaped stamps!! :D
This one is coming from Heidelberg, Germany. Heidelberg is a German city situated in the south-west of the country. The fifth largest city of the German State of Baden-Württemberg. It lies on the River Neckar in a steep valley in the Odenwald.