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100th Postcard

Officially via Postcrossing, my 100th postcard was received by another postcrosser in Poland. The postcard is a shot of Hoan Kiem Lake in Hanoi with a couple of elders doing some Tai-chi (I think). It took 9 days for this … Continue reading

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Postcard Patrol

You just gotta love the postcards from Vietnam.  Friends from other countries are just amazed by the wide variety of subjects showcased in such small cardboard papers from here (although Vietnam postcards are large compared to other non-Asian countries). Since … Continue reading

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Pictures on the Vietnam War

This set of postcards by ex-field photo journalist, Doan Cong Tinh contains 16 photographs taken during the Vietnam War. I was hesitant to get this at first as I’m no fan of depressing postcards or photographs.  In the end, my … Continue reading

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PFS: Woman in Cyclo

I know this blog suddenly feels like all about postcards but what better to encapsulate Saigon but through postcard shots taken by trained photographers? 🙂 This postcard of the old lady in a cyclo was taken by Radhika Chalasani.  Suffice … Continue reading

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Postcards from Saigon by Request

Sometimes I receive emails from postcrossers requesting specific kinds of postcards.  Yesterday, a teacher from Ecole Publique les Chrysalides in France sent me a message asking me if I could send his class a postcard from Saigon.  He liked this … Continue reading

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Postcards from Saigon

I am a Postcrosser.  It’s no secret that I got bit by the Postcrossing bug a few months ago.  So far I’ve sent over 40 postcards through Postcrossing and over 60 more through direct swaps.  I have received the same … Continue reading

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