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“Edinburgh’s Royal Mile” GCKTYK GEOCACHE OF THE WEEK – May 9, 2011

A view along the Royal Mile

Since 2004 geocachers have been guided on a tourist-friendly cache through the heart of Edinburgh. The Multi-Cache “Edinburgh’s Royal Mile” (GCKTYK) lifts the veil on nearly forgotten Edinburgh lore dating back to the 1600’s. Geocachers uncover stories of witchcraft, ghostly visions and a story of miraculous survival. The Multi-Cache has six stages along the famed Royal Mile, which hums with tourists from around the world.

The nano cache

The cache by marmal is rated a 1.5 difficulty with a 1.5 terrain. The cache container is a nano. The cache is among the highest rated in Scotland with 42 Geocaching.com Favorite Points. A geocacher from Germany recently logged the cache and writes, “During our time in Edinburgh it was a must to visit the Royal Mile and to search this cache. It was one of the highlights and the cache was located without any problems. T4TC!”

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A view along the Royal Mile

 

 


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