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The journey’s begun and your ship’s underway!

Don’t be afraid to take the lead, to earn the next map piece you already have everything that you need! This week, you can work individually to find a trackable or drop one anew, you’ll earn 10 coins for every one that you do. Remember, you can gather gold coins on the Friend League in more than one way, so review the points below to decide how you want to play!  Earn 10 gold coins from July 24-30, 2017 to earn the second map piece souvenir!

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Pirate booty
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Geocache of the Week: Pirate’s Booty / Bonaire

Traditional
GC19NBJ
by FOOFY
Difficulty:
3.5
Terrain:
3.5
Location:
Bonaire
N 12° 13.114 W 068° 13.027

Avast ye mateys! If ye were t’ imagine th’ perfect pirate-themed geocache, ye might reckon o’ this one.

Pirate booty
Pirate booty

It be in Bonaire, a Caribbean island less than a hundred miles off th’ north coast o’ South America nigh th’ western part o’ Venezuela, ’tis a true destination geocache wit’ all th’ requirements: Continue reading →

Downhill Strand Dragonstone
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Geocaching Game of Thrones: The Real Westeros. Guest blog by Sarah Murphy aka The Geocaching Junkie

Written by Sarah Murphy aka The Geocaching Junkie

Fans of the HBO series Game of Thrones will be familiar with the fictional setting of Westeros, but did you know that many of the filming locations used for the cold and icy north are in Northern Ireland? We’re warned that ‘winter is coming’ and that’s certainly true on the Emerald Isle when a warm, sunny day is often followed by a stormy, wintery one. However the changeable weather is probably not what attracted Game of Thrones producers to Northern Ireland; the breathtaking landscapes and magical ruins were a much more likely draw.

There are lots of great geocaches placed near filming locations so you can do your own Game of Thrones caching tour. Here are some of the highlights:

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Denali Travel Bug Lodge — Geocache of the week

Traditional
GC1D5FT
by Ladybug Kids
Difficulty:
1.5
Terrain:
2
Location:
Denali National Park, Alaska
N 63° 44.533′ W 148° 53.640′

“The Last Frontier”, “The 49th State”, “The Land of the Midnight Sun”…

Denali — Athabascan for the “The Great One”

Alaska is called all these things, especially in the summer when the sun may not set. This is the best time of year to go visit Denali National Park, where your chances of viewing North America’s highest peak are stronger.

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