Sent to: Helsinki, Finland; Minsk, Belarus; and Quzhou, China

I’m far along enough in Postcrossing now, that I am being allowed 7 out at a time!  Sent out 3 today to get me up to that number.  Some wiki-facts about today’s target cities:

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A narrow, ten-kilometre-long (6 mi) Helsinki Central Park that stretches from the inner city to the northern border of Helsinki is an important recreational area for residents. The City of Helsinki has about 11,000 boat berths and possesses over 14 000 hectares of marine fishing waters adjacent to the Metropolitan area. Some 60 fish species are found in this area. Recreational fishing is a popular hobby among kids and adults alike.

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Minsk is the major cultural center of Belarus. Its first theatres and libraries were established in the middle of the 19th century. Now it has 11 theatres and 16 museums. There are 20 cinemas and 139 libraries.  Minsk is also the major educational center of Belarus, with about 500 kindergartens, 258 schools, 28 further education colleges, and 36 higher education institutions, including 12 major national universities

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Quzhou has a humid subtropical climate with four distinctive seasons, characterized by hot, humid summers and chilly, cloudy and drier winters (with occasional snow). The mean annual temperature is 17.31 °C (63.2 °F), with monthly daily averages ranging from 5.4 °C (41.7 °F) in January to 28.7 °C (83.7 °F) in July. The city receives an average annual rainfall of 1,705 millimetres (67.1 in) and is affected by the plum rains of the Asian monsoon in June, when average relative humidity also peaks.  70.7% of the land is covered with forest. The rest is densely irrigated and farmed, producing citrus fruits, tea and mulberry leaves.

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I am sending all 3 lucky recipients “the usual.”

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