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The journey begins before you even leave. — Hansel and Gretel e a Casa de Chocolate (GC468WD) — Geocache of the Week

  Geocache Name: Hansel and Gretel e a Casa de Chocolate (GC468WD) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 5/3 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: When I first saw this geocache, the thing that struck me was the incredible description! I didn’t understand any of it (I don’t speak Portuguese), but I could definitely see the time and effort that went into creating the story and images. From there, a quick look at the logs and the photos showed that this geocache was more than just a pretty description—the container itself is an elaborate puzzle box. Geocache owners that put this much […]

A Puzzling Tour — Cube Root of 39.304 (GCNCMA) — Geocache of the Week

    Geocache Name: Cube Root of 39.304 (GCNCMA) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 2.5/1 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: On March 14, aka Pi Day, you can earn two special souvenirs. One can be gained by attending an event. The other, by finding a Mystery Cache like this one. This Mystery Cache in particular takes you on a tour through the many art installations on and near the MIT campus. Throughout your journey, you’ll have to take a few directional readings and solve some relatively easy math. After you find this one, all you need to do is log an […]

Another one down the drain. – A Crappy Cache (GC35T4T) – Geocache of the Week

    Geocache Name: A Crappy Cache (GC35T4T) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 1/1.5 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: While we normally try to keep things a little more high-brow on the Geocaching Blog, occasionally we can’t resist the temptation for a bit of childish giggling (teehee!). Once you move past the outhouse and the crappy pun (there’s another one!), you see that this geocache is actually quite intricate, well-made and would be great to find even if it didn’t have the humorous aspect. See, even crappy geocaches can be Geocache of the Week!   What geocachers are saying: “I […]

Tune in to the live feed. — The Chicken Channel (GC5FN87) — Geocache of the Week

  Geocache Name: The Chicken Channel (GC5FN87) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 1/1 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: When asking “Why do you like geocaching?” one of the top responses is always along the lines of, “it shows me places I never would’ve known existed.” The Chicken Channel is a perfect example of that. This geocache leads geocachers to a local art installation created by homeowners that raise chickens. Originally, when the dial on the “TV” was turned, feed was released, which attracted the chickens to the screen. This gave local residents an opportunity to meet their neighbors. Now, neighbors […]

Take a 32-Stage Journey Through Central Park — Bridges & Arches of Central Park (GC17MX1) — Geocache of the Week Video Edition

  Geocache Name: Bridges & Arches of Central Park (GC17MX1) Difficulty/Terrain Rating: 3/2 Why this is the Geocache of the Week: If you haven’t yet, watch the video above. This geocache is an epic, 32-stage multi-cache that takes you on a journey through Central Park in New York City, NY, USA. The stages of this multi-cache focus on the park’s bridges and arches, which are beautifully crafted but often overlooked. Waiting at the final stage for the intrepid geocachers who make it there is a custom-designed geocoin to commemorate their journey.   What geocachers are saying: “This cache was incredible. […]

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