This entry was submitted 3 months ago.

On January 30, 2020 a Postcrosser from USA sent me a postcard of Tillamook Dairy – Cutting Cheese.

This postcard traveled 14 days and 1,369 miles / 2,203 kilometers

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This entry was submitted 5 months ago.

On November 30, 2019 a Postcrosser from Bangladesh sent me a postcard of The Hanging Bridge of Rangamati.

This postcard traveled 16 days and 8,134 miles / 13,090 kilometers

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Bangladesh is a country in Asia, population of 161,356,039, and its capital located in Dhaka.

Rangamati’s economy is primarily dependent on agriculture and tourism. It is the administrative headquarters of Rangamati Hill District in the Chittagong Hill Tracts of Bangladesh as well as the capital city of Chittagong Hill Tracts. Rangamati is also called the Lake City of Bangladesh as it is located on the bank of Kaptai Lake, the largest lake in Bangladesh.

The 335′ Hanging Bridge (Jhulonto Bridge) is located on Kaptai Lake and is a primary landmark and tourist attraction of Rangamati. The pedestrian bridge goes under water during the rainy season every year preventing the people who live on Dewanpara Island on Kaptai Lake from accessing the mainland without a boat.

If you have information as to when the bridge was built or any other details please let us know.


This entry was submitted 6 months ago.

On November 25, 2019 a pen pal from Russia sent me a postcard of the Church of Elijah the Prophet, Yaroslavl, Russia.

This postcard traveled 24 days and 5,392 miles / 8,678 kilometers

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Yaroslavl, the administrative center of Yaroslavl Oblast, Russia, is located 160 miles (250 kilometers) northeast of Moscow. With a population of 597,161 (2012) it is situated at the confluence of the Volga and Kotorosl Rivers.

In Yaroslavl’s main square you will find the Church of Elijah the Prophet. Founded by Prince Yaroslav the Wise in honor of his victory over a bear which occurred on the day of this saint. It was built between 1647 and 1650 in traditional 17th century style with the iconostasis walls covered in many 17th century frescoes. While the church is now a museum, services are occasionally held there.

The modern stone church was built by unknown local masters and paid for by the Skripin merchants. By 1778 the church had become the center of the radial-circular planning of the city.

The Yaroslavl historical city center was listed in 2005 as one of 29 UNESCO World Heritage sites in Russia. As of November 27, 2019 there are currently 1,121 World Heritage sites in the world.