Tauchen im Roten Meer / Diving in the Red Sea

New country souvenir, Egypt, with Geocache of the Week: Tauchen im Roten Meer / Diving in the Red Sea

Traditional
GC6Y8XF
by die wilde 13 2013
Difficulty:
3
Terrain:
5
Location:
Egypt
N 26° 50.536 E 034° 00.168
New country souvenir, Egypt, with Geocache of the Week: Tauchen im Roten Meer / Diving in the Red Sea
New country souvenir, Egypt, with Geocache of the Week: Tauchen im Roten Meer / Diving in the Red Sea

Today we release a new country/regional souvenir for Egypt! If you have found a geocache in Egypt, you automatically receive the souvenir on your profile.

Along the shores of the Red Sea, about 500 kilometers (300 miles) southeast of Cairo, you will find Soma Bay, a sunny beach area full of activities such as sailing, windsurfing, snorkeling, and scuba diving.

For thousands of years, dangerous currents, strong winds, and a myriad of reefs have made this area difficult for sailors to navigate—which is why you will find several shipwrecks below the tranquil surface of the warm water (23°C/74°F). Many wrecks have become an oasis for aquatic life, but this one is especially amazing. It’s our Geocache of the Week.
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Lackey trip report: Hoorn Mega – Game Over

Geocaching HQ staff will attend dozens of Mega and Giga-Events around the world, shaking hands, sharing stories of adventure, and of course, geocaching. Heather M (Heather Feather) is the Community Volunteer Special Programs Manager for Mega and Giga-Events at Geocaching HQ. She recently traveled to the Netherlands to attend the Hoorn Mega-Event. Here’s her trip recap.

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Country Spotlight: Five fun caches in Polska

As a geocaching country on the rise, Poland is now home to 45,000+ geocache adventures, many geoart masterpieces, and a warm and welcoming community. The majority of geocaches in Poland are Traditionals, but the first cache that was placed in this country was a Virtual. To truly understand the inner workings of geocaching in Poland, you’ll have to take a walk in the shoes of a local cacher. Here are five fun caches, all hidden by locals, that’ll inspire you to start planning a trip to experience it firsthand.

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