BONJOUR ! HELLO ! ПРИВЕТ !
I am Guy (Ги), a retired biologist happily married to an agronomist for 33 years now, and father of two fantastic grown-up sons. I am crazy about classical music and opera. I love travels, geography and other cultures.
NO ENVELOPE, HANDWRITE YOUR MESSAGE, THE DATE AND MY ADDRESS DIRECTLY ON THE POSTCARD (no printed text and address label). Also, I am not really found of washi tape or puffy/embossed decorative stickers.
TAKE THE TIME TO HANDWRITE SOMETHING either serious or funny, happy or sad, important or trivial. Both sides of the postcard are important to me.
MAIL YOUR POSTCARD FROM THE COUNTRY OF ORIGIN. For instance, don’t mail from China a postcard showing the Eiffel Tower. On the other hand, if you travel to a ‘rare country’, feel free to use the Travel mode. Like others, I have done it myself and it's really cool.
MOST IMPORTANTLY, HAVE FUN.
Only if possible... Nice stamps are the icing on the cake !!!
I recently started collecting cards showing airlines, airplanes (civilian aviation prefered) and airports. Don't worry, other postcards make me also happy : single or multi-view postcards showing landscape, people, fauna, flora, culture, architecture, train, map, flag, stamps, or city views. If you don't know what to send, have a look at my favorites that show postcards I don't have. Of course, the final choice is yours, but, please, keep for others 'generic' postcards (cute dog or cat), which could have been mailed from anywhere. Please, no hand-made, Zazzle, Touchnote, ad or self-printed card. Finally, I kindly remind you that a piece of thin cardboard glued to a sheet of paper is not a postcard.
MY RECENTLY STARTED COLLECTION OF AVIATION POSTCARDS (incomplete, my scanner is broken)
IMPORTANT: I accept requests for direct swaps only if you offer to mail me a postcard related to civil aviation (airline, airplane, airport,...). In return I can send any postcard of your choice if available (see: https://www.flickr.com/photos/188133155@N03/collections/72157714276390643/).
VISITED COUNTRIES AND TERRITORIES from where I addressed a postcard to myself (strange habit, I know):
🇦🇩 (AD), 🇦🇪 (AE), 🇦🇷 (AR), 🇦🇹 (AT), 🇦🇼 (AW), 🇧🇧 (BB), 🇧🇪 (BE), 🇧🇬 (BG), 🇧🇲 (BM), 🇧🇷 (BR), 🇨🇦 (CA), 🇨🇭 (CH), 🇨🇳 (CN), 🇨🇴 (CO), 🇨🇺 (CU), 🇩🇪 (DE), 🇩🇰 (DK), 🇩🇴 (DO), 🇪🇸 (ES), 🇫🇷 (FR), 🇬🇧 (GB), 🇬🇮 (GI), 🇫🇷 (GP), 🇬🇷 (GR), 🇬🇹 (GT), 🇭🇰 (HK), 🇭🇷 (HR), 🇭🇺 (HU), 🇮🇩 (ID), 🇮🇱 (IL), 🇮🇹 (IT), 🇯🇵 (JP), 🇰🇵 (KP), 🇱🇦 (LA), 🇲🇨 (MC), 🇲🇴 (MO), 🇲🇹 (MT), 🇲🇽 (MX), 🇲🇾 (MY), 🇳🇱 (NL), 🇴🇲 (OM), 🇵🇦 (PA), 🇫🇷 (PM), 🇵🇸 (PS), 🇵🇹 (PT), 🇵🇾 (PY), 🇸🇪 (SE), 🇸🇬 (SG), 🇸🇮 (SI), 🇸🇰 (SK), 🇸🇻 (SV), 🇹🇭 (TH), 🇹🇷 (TR), 🇹🇼 (TW), 🇺🇸 (US), 🇻🇦 (VA) and, last but not least, United Nations in New York City.