vara81, Germany
  • country Germany
  • Member since Joined 6th May., 2014
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  • icon 12th February 1981
    (40 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 and it would feel wrong.

US postcrossers: I would love to receive illustrated maps of your states. I already have got AL, AK, AZ, CA, CT, FL, KY, MI, MN, NH, NY, NC, OH, OK, OR, TN, TX, UT, VA (a very small one), WA and WI. So a lot more to go and a second or third one of each state does not hurt either ;-)

Maxi postcards are the greatest things in my eyes. The motive or theme does not matter. I appreciate them as a postage gem.

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 still need some guidance let me grab your hand and show you:

What I like on my postcards:

♥ postcrossing meeting postcards
♥ maxi postcards
♥ lighthouses
♥ Alexander von Humboldt
♥ Sir David Attenborough
♥ mailboxes and everything post related
♥ single- / multiview of your city
♥ Bud Spencer & Terence Hill
♥ illustrated maps
♥ mines and quarries
♥ minerals and gemstones
♥ dinosaurs
♥ mushrooms
♥ steam locomotives
♥ underwater flora & fauna
♥ US muscle cars of the 60`s & 70`s
♥ archaeology
♥ butterflies
♥ frogs
♥ snakes
♥ airplanes
♥ lost places
♥ motorbikes
♥ the elder scrolls
♥ uncle scrooge
♥ James Bond
♥ witches, dark mystery, occult stuff
♥ ships, boats, submarines
♥ polar exploration
♥ fossils & bones
♥ expeditions
♥ beer and brewing
♥ tractors and farming machinery
♥ huge cranes, excavators and trucks
♥ scarecrows
♥ astronomy, solar system, universe
♥ steampunk
♥ gnarly, old trees
♥ cactus
♥ tillandsia / air plants / bromelia
♥ comics
♥ bridges, dams
♥ coins
♥ volcanoes

What I do not like very much:

⛔ selfmade Cards
⛔ folded cards
⛔ ad cards (unless they match one of the ♥ themes)
⛔ spiders
⛔ religious or political themes
⛔ people / royals / couples
⛔ "cute" animals
⛔ babies / children
⛔ phrases / Sprüche

Don`t mourn about expired postcards - it´s a part of this hobby and happens to all of us. And the more you send, the more will get lost. I will only register a postcard that I received and do not ask or recommend otherwise.

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