Japanese mystery mail!

When I went out to my mailbox this afternoon, I had a double surprise! Firstly, my mail driver was actually able to drive over a big chunk of ice that was piled in front of my mailbox, and secondly, I had a a mysterious brown craft paper envelope in there waiting for me, with no apparent return address. It was covered in several really cool looking stamps that indicated it was from Japan.

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I love the crown, it’s actually really shiny and I think it depicts a constellation!! Which one do you prefer?

When I opened it, I found this. Still not a very clear indication of what it was or where it was from!

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Finally when I unwrapped the contents ( Apple tea, a Sapporo city brochure map and a 5 yen coin) I found a little note from Yurie, my swap bot ”ISS: I wish for” swap partner. Mystery solved! Apparently it wasn’t mystery mail after all 🙂 I’m excited to check out the city brochure, although I don’t have any nearby plans to visit Japan, I’m sure I’ll find something to do with the brochure when I’m done reading it! Yurie also says that the 5 Yen coin means/symbolizes ” Good Encounters” and is often used as donations in temples in hopes that it will bring the donor chance encounters that may bring them luck! Interesting!

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Have you ever gotten mystery mail (Or mystery mail that’s not really that mysterious after all, like me :p)

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