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Geocaching in Harmony with Nature (Part 1)

Geocaching in Harmony with Nature (Part 1)

How to Hide an Environmentally Friendly Geocache The sun weaves its warm beams through the thick growth of the forest. The birds are singing a familiar tune  and in the distance you hear the careful footsteps of a deer. The geocache you are looking for is only a few feet away. Your geosense is...

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TattooBarbie Discovers Geocaching

TattooBarbie Discovers Geocaching

After attending Geocoinfest 2013: Las Vegas, Nevada, TattooBarbie and her friend cybercat completed the El Dorado series. They had so much fun they decided to also do the Route 66 series! This is the story of a woman with Asperger’s, who became a geocacher with Asperger’s. It’s not about conquering a disorder or beating...

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Geocaching in Space – The Interactive Event Map

Geocaching in Space – The Interactive Event Map

  More than 1,100 Geocaching in Space Event Caches will dot the globe on November 6 and 7. Geocaching in Space events can be found in more than 40 countries and in the world’s most remote locations, like Easter Island and inside the Arctic Circle. Each event commemorates the launch of a Geocaching Travel...

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It’s the Spookiest Time of Year — Manunka Chunk Tunnels (GC82B5) — Geocache of the Week

It’s the Spookiest Time of Year — Manunka Chunk Tunnels (GC82B5) — Geocache of the Week

The entrance to the tunnels. There may or may not be zombies inside. Photo by geocacher DeadColdHands Geocache Name: Manunka Chunk Tunnels (GC82B5) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 3/3 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: As the end of October nears and Halloween draws close, the air has a certain chill to it. The trees...

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Announcing the September Geocacher of the Month

Announcing the September Geocacher of the Month

  Old Navy – Geocacher of the Month A chorus of voices cheered this month’s Geocacher of the Month to victory. All the nominees represented dedicated geocachers across three continents. Each will receive special recognition for their contribution to the global adventure of geocaching. Before naming the Geocacher of the Month, Geocaching HQ  reviews...

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One Easy Trick to Find Geocaches Fast

One Easy Trick to Find Geocaches Fast

Where can you find this mysterious tool that lets you search for geocaches in no time? Stop! Don’t look any further – search here! Sometimes it takes a hint to find something that is right there in front of you. It’s the search box on the Geocaching.com homepage. Save yourself some time and give...

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800+ Events Celebrate Geocaching Launch into Space

800+ Events Celebrate Geocaching Launch into Space

New Geocaching in Space Mission Patch It’s the Travel Bug® that’s taking the global Geocaching community on a rocket ride to space.  Whether you’re in Mexico or France, Australia or Korea you’re primed to join the geocaching community in celebrating the spirit of exploration. There are more than 800 Geocaching in Space events scheduled around the world. Those...

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Track a Travel Bug in Space

Track a Travel Bug in Space

Poster from Rotella Magnet School Waterbury, CT, one of the 11 schools that will receive a hitchhiker currently attached to the Travel Bug® when it returns from space. “This TB is so lucky. I wish I could tag along with it on its travels to the ISS. Godspeed.”  (bergmannfamily)  “Wir wünschen dir und dem...

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Cooking Up a Good Find — KochBuchCache (GC21148) — Geocache of the Week

Cooking Up a Good Find — KochBuchCache (GC21148) — Geocache of the Week

Geocachers can glue in photos and decorate their recipes. Photo by geocacher BBTVFred After a good day of geocaching, nothing tops off the satisfaction of earning a few smileys like something delicious to eat. But what to choose? One person can only eat so many energy bars. Trail mix is delicious, but never quite...

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Behind the Scenes: My Travel Bug®’s Mission to Space

Behind the Scenes: My Travel Bug®’s Mission to Space

Guest Blog Post By Robert Cizaukas (Username: Cizzors) The students from Waterbury’s Chase Elementary School, the same school Astronaut Rick Mastracchio’s graduated from. This journey all began on August 29, 2013. I read a story in the Waterbury Republican American Newspaper titled, “Waterbury native to spend 6 months out of this world”. It was an...

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