The December Featured Geocacher of the Month nominees work tirelessly to shape their communities and to make them stronger. No matter where they live or how long they’ve been pursuing the hobby, these geocachers are truly dedicated to giving the sport and their communities all they’ve got. Now it’s your turn to help select one of them as the Featured Geocacher of the Month for December. 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 November, Ted, a.k.a. balkamper13 was recognized for introducing and helping countless novice geocachers [...]
Tucked deep within Chestnut Ridge Park, the Eternal Flame Falls EarthCache (GC10VMY) is a natural phenomenon – a natural gas leak underneath a waterfall that just happens to be burning. Thanks to Eric and Joe, a.k.a Szuchie and TWU, the natural gas leak under the waterfall is also a difficulty 1, terrain 3 EarthCache located in Western New York that geocachers can explore. The flame under the cascade of water embodies the spirit of nature that gives the spot an almost sacred feel. It is said that the combination of the falls and the natural gas leak is the only one [...]
The Geocache of the Week takes us to a place with beautiful views of the countryside, the Carpathian Mountains, and Dracula’s Castle. That’s right, Dracula’s Castle (GC5D8). The castle is not only a national monument and landmark in Romania, but home to the country’s oldest published geocache. Over the centuries, Dracula’s Castle, a.k.a. Bran Castle has been used in defense against the Ottoman Empire, served as a customs point, and has housed a number of residents, including Queen Marie (and let’s not forget Bram Stoker’s Dracula). It is now a museum, displaying art and furniture collected by the queen. Since 2001, nearly [...]
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There are 33 geocaching related words in this word search. Share your finds in the comments section. Check back on Monday, November 26th for the answers.
Finding Your First Geocache
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