All posts tagged: Postcard Project

The Postcard Project

Do you collect postcards or send them while you are traveling? Far from being obsolete, it is a regular travel ritual for me and I always leave time in a place that I am visiting to roam the streets and search for them, even if I have been to the particular place before. An article recently published in the Washington Post ponders on the question of whether postcards are now obsolete in the age of digital connectivity, Facebook, and Instagram. At just one moment, many simultaneously can be instantly gratified by seeing or reading your posts in one push of a button. If you are one of the creatively gifted ones or have spent years refining your skills in photography, those images or posts may be even better than a postcard that you can pick up on Canal Street, at the tulip market in Amsterdam, or even next to the Picasso Museum in Barcelona.    For me, I still send them on my travels. Perhaps the charm is encapsulated in a scene with the actress …