Slower than horse transport

Yesterday we got something from the post office. A packet. Yes, I think that’s a piece of news. A Christmas present, sent from Riga, Latvia. Postmarked 17 December (2012). Next postmark 12 February (2013), Moscow. A third 25 February, also Moscow. Opened from two corners, taped. And, finally, on Monday 4 March at us.

It took more than 2,5 months. It’s slower than horse transport (in the 17th century).

Anyway, we’re very happy it came. Yet some of my friends in Finland still wait for the letters I’ve sent to them …

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