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Cache ‘o Mat (GC1A11C) – GEOCACHE OF THE WEEK – January 24, 2013

  Geocaches come in all shapes, sizes and colors. Cache ‘o Mat (GC1A11C) on the other hand, a one of a kind geocache vending machine, has set a new standard for unique geocaches. It’s easy to spot, easy to get stickers and easy to see why this is a favorite geocache. Sometimes, however, it’s not as simple to log the difficulty 3.5, terrain 1 geocache as it appears. In order to do so, geocachers will need to use their geo-sense. While the geocache sits in plain sight, it is not highly muggle-sensitive. With some creativity from the geocache owner and help from […]

Beyond Here, Lay Dragons (GCH52C) – GEOCACHE OF THE WEEK – January 17, 2013

Southshore Park, also known as Dragon Park, is a popular community park in The Woodlands, Texas. Fishing is one attraction. The park is also a great place for romantic picnics and for soaking in a beautiful sunset. For geocachers, it is popular for all those reasons and more. That’s because Southshore Park is home to Beyond Here, Lay Dragons (GCH52C), a difficulty 5, terrain 5 geocache whose size has not been revealed. According to the cache page, “On old marine charts, they would record what they knew, and on the edges of the known world, they would write ‘beyond here, lay dragons.’” […]

Lamanai High (GC19505) – GEOCACHE OF THE WEEK – January 10, 2013

This week, we will walk through a rain forest and climb the highest ancient Mayan temple to log a difficulty 5, terrain 4 micro geocache. Located in the Orange Walk District in Belize, Lamanai High (GC19505) is known for the incredible experience that comes with finding the geocache. Not only is the temple the highest exposed structure of 108 feet (33 meters) for miles, it also provides a breathtaking view of the jungle and the nearby river. Lamanai, a Maya term for “submerged crocodile,” is one of the largest and longest inhabited ceremonial centers in Belize. It’s an imperial port city that includes […]

January Featured Geocacher of the Month Nominees – Add Your Comments

They put on events, they readily share geocaching tricks and tips and they challenge new and seasoned geocachers with their hides. They are the January Featured Geocacher of the Month Nominees. Now it’s your turn to help select one of them as the Featured Geocacher of the Month for January. Write a comment at the bottom of this blog about which of these geocachers you feel should be awarded the Featured Geocacher of the Month title. In December, Wayne, a.k.a. Moneydork was recognized for establishing himself as one of Australasian’s most prolific geocachers. His efforts to support the community as a Geocaching volunteer […]

Gorgeous Gorge (GC2PC2V) – GEOCACHE OF THE WEEK – January 3, 2013

The very first Geocache of the Week of 2013 is guaranteed to add a little thrill and excitement to the New Year. Join us on an unforgettable adventure to Nitmiluk National Park in Katherine, Australia to find Gorgeous Gorge (GC2PC2V), a difficulty 2, terrain 4 traditional geocache. Since February 2011, Gorgeous Gorge has been responsible for thrilling geocaching experiences. Geocachers from Australia, Germany, the Netherlands, and beyond have been intrigued by the location of this geocache. Thanks to bubblensqueak, more than 60 geocachers had the opportunity to relish in this one of a kind, nature-filled geocaching experience. Nitmiluk National Park is a […]

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