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Porvoo GeoTour of Finland, GT7E

Porvoo GeoTour of Finland, GT7E

Porvoo GeoTour of Finland, GT7E Finland is known as “the land of a thousand lakes” and should also be known as “the land of thousands of geocaches” since it currently hosts 60,000 active geocaches, justifying their ranking as the happiest country in the world. But something else bumps up Finland’s geo-happiness rating, and that’s...

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Arcade claw machines, mirrored illusions, and mazes: Interview with cache owner mrradach

Arcade claw machines, mirrored illusions, and mazes: Interview with cache owner mrradach

Everything from arcade claw machines, mirrored illusions, and mazes have been used by creative cache owner mrradach. To break up the monotony of his day job as a tram driver, he was looking for something with action, adventure, and a creative change-up to ease his ambitions. In his own words, “I’ve been looking for...

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Chuchichäschtli Deluxe! — Geocache of the Week

Chuchichäschtli Deluxe! — Geocache of the Week

Traditional GC6MZEJ by mrradach Difficulty: 3.5 Terrain: 2.5 Basel Stadt, Switzerland N 47° 34.159′ E 007° 39.480′ Welcome to Chuchichäschtli Deluxe! Did you pronounce that correctly? If not, don’t worry you’re not alone — trying to pronounce the name of this geocache is almost as puzzling as the cache itself. Swiss-German (Schweizerdeutsch) speakers can...

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And the GIFF 2018 Award winners are…

And the GIFF 2018 Award winners are…

Blog post written by Geocaching HQ’s GIFF guru, Erin 16 films became finalists in the 2018 Geocaching International Film Festival. The votes have been counted and we are excited to present this year’s film festival awards, The Signal Award and the People’s Choice Award. First, The Signal Award, selected by a panel of Community Volunteer...

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The magical world of Harry Potter caching

Welcome to the magical world of witchcraft, wizardry, and geocaching! Harry Potter has captured the hearts and minds of millions of muggles and geocachers since its creation in 1997. Drawing inspiration from the books and films, geocache hiders continue to place Potter-themed caches around the globe that bring the magic to life in the...

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SALAR de UYUNI – ISLA INCAHUASI – Geocache of the Week

SALAR de UYUNI – ISLA INCAHUASI – Geocache of the Week

Traditional GC2FFMJ by thesaurus Difficulty: 2 Terrain: 2 Location: Isla Incahuasi, Bolivia S 20° 14.649 W 067° 37.535 Image by trilhosecaminhos Imagine, if you can, over 10,000 km² (4,000 mi²) of empty, open, flat space. Visibility is clear for as far as the eye can see over the pristine, white ground. In the distance,...

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Au revoir passé, bonjour futur avec ces deux nouveaux souvenirs !

2018 a été une année extraordinaire pour le géocaching ! Vous êtes devenus des Explorateurs Officiels de l’Espace au cours de la Poursuite Planétaire, avez traversé des forêts, des déserts, des océans et atteint des sommets pour découvrir des êtres jamais encore connus par l’Homme au cours des Créatures Cachées, et vous êtes révélés...

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Raus mit dem Alten, und her mit dem Neuen mit diesen zwei Souvenirs!

2018 war für Geocaching ein außerirdisches Jahr – und zwar wortwörtlich! Während der “Planetary Pursuit“-Aktion wurdet ihr zu offiziellen Weltraumentdeckern, bei der Jagd nach den “versteckten Kreaturen” habt ihr Wälder, Wüsten, Ozeane und Gebirge durchquert, und am Schluss habt ihr mehr über die verschiedenen Geocaching-Persönlichkeiten herausgefunden. Du möchtest noch nicht zur Erde zurückkehren? Kein...

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Despide lo viejo con estos dos nuevos souvenirs!

2018 ha sido un año más allá de los límites de este mundo— literalmente. Os convertisteis en Exploradores Oficiales del Espacio durante el Desafío Planetario, atravesasteis bosques, desiertos, océanos, y cumbres para descubrir criaturas desconocidas hasta ese momento por la raza humana durante el evento de Criaturas Ocultas, y os encontrásteis a vosotros mismos...

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Guide to the Geocaching® app’s new navigation

Guide to the Geocaching® app’s new navigation

You’re always looking for ways to move faster, find more geocaches, and get more out of each adventure. So Geocaching HQ has designed a new navigation that will help you do all that and more. The new navigation is based on more than six months of research into how cachers like you use the...

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