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These are a selection of postcards via the Postcrossing website at www.postcrossing.com. Very grateful for the excellent choices made my my temporary and random friends all over the world.

Gutach Valley, Germany

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Gutach Valley, Germany

This postcard depicts a haven of outdoor activity. There are many options for outdoor enthusiasts. In total 34 bikes rides, 71 hiking trails, 26 long distance hiking trails, 7 pilgrim trails.

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Churaumi, Japan

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Uchina, Japan

I searched furiously for Churaumi in Uchina – as indicated in the postcard – but I failed to find such a place.

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Heceta, Oregon, USA

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Heceta, Oregon, USA

Built in 1894, between Florence and Yachats, there is a lighthouse (from 1894) the 56-footas depicted in this postcard. The headland is named after Bruno de Heceta, a Spanish explorer who appeared in the 18th Century, but before that it has been a place where local people called the Siuslaw.

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Long Beach Peninsula, Washington

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Long Beach Peninsula, Washington

The Long Beach Peninsula is found in western Washington state in the US. It is bounded on the west by the Pacific the Columbia River is to the south and and the east is Willapa Bay – not forgetting on the west the somewhat unmissable Pacific Ocean.

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