vara81, Germany
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  • Member since Joined 6th May., 2014
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  • icon 12th February 1981
    (41 years old)

About Marcel...

Hello there,

my name is Marcel and I like to travel and explore.

I admire Sir David Attenborough for all the places he has visited in his life and I am grateful for all he teached me about our planet. But unfortunately I am not in his position and can not visit all the wonderful places by myself. That is why I need your help.

Send me your local postcard and tell me about the place where you write from. I do not mind historic postcards either.

Please make your postcards colourful with stamps. I highly appreciate more stamps of smaller value over one big value stamp! If you want to send some used stamps along in an envelope, please feel free to do so! I enjoy to collect them but I never peel them off my received postcards or envelopes because it would destroy the whole thing. No way. I keep everything the way I receive it =)

US postcrossers: I would love to receive illustrated maps of your states. I already have got AL, AK, AZ, CA, CT, FL, HI, KY, MA, MI, MN (2x), NH, NJ, NV, NY, NC, OH, OK, OR, TN, TX, UT, VA (a very small one), WA and WI. So a lot more to go and I do not mind receiving multiple Cards of the same state.

My favorites show postcards I already received.

Please bear in mind that you do not have to match any of my likings to make my day happier. I really enjoy the fact that YOU send me some lines from where ever you are and tell me about whatever you want to =)

In case you need some guidance:

What I like on postcards:

♥ postcrossing meeting postcards
♥ maxi postcards
♥ lighthouses
♥ Alexander von Humboldt
♥ mailboxes and everything post related
♥ single- / multiview of your city
♥ Bud Spencer & Terence Hill
♥ Louis de Funes
♥ Olsen-banden
♥ Depeche Mode
♥ Pet Shop Boys
♥ illustrated maps
♥ mines and quarries
♥ minerals and gemstones
♥ dinosaurs
♥ mushrooms
♥ steam locomotives
♥ underwater flora & fauna
♥ US muscle cars
♥ archaeology
♥ butterflies
♥ frogs
♥ snakes
♥ airplanes
♥ lost places
♥ castles
♥ motorbikes
♥ the elder scrolls, Diablo, Witcher III
♥ uncle scrooge
♥ James Bond
♥ witches, dark mystery, occult stuff
♥ ships, boats, submarines
♥ pirates, treasures
♥ polar exploration
♥ fossils & bones
♥ expeditions
♥ beer and brewing
♥ tractors and farming machinery
♥ scarecrows
♥ astronomy, solar system, universe
♥ mechanical watches
♥ steampunk
♥ gnarly, old trees
♥ cactus
♥ tillandsia / bromelia
♥ comics
♥ bridges, dams
♥ coins
♥ volcanoes

What I do not like very much on postcards:

⛔ folded Cards
⛔ spiders
⛔ religious or political themes
⛔ people / babies
⛔ "cute" animals - squirrels are fine, though :-)
⛔ phrases / Sprüche
⛔ clowns

I only register the postcards that I pick out of my mailbox. Expired postcards are always a pain but part of the game. The more you send, the more will get lost. We all share that tragedy.

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