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I ❤️ Paris – Geocache of the Week

Wherigo
GC2JVJB
by starless
Difficulty:
1.5
Terrain:
2
Location:
Paris, France
N 48° 51.270′ E 002° 21.140′

Paris has a long and eventful history. In 508 A.D. Clovis the Frank, the first king of the Merovingian dynasty, made the city the capital of France.

Nowadays, Paris is considered to be the city of love. Couples from around the globe choose Paris as a destination for a romantic getaway and to be immersed in the rich culture of the city. For geocachers, our Geocache of the Week offers an additional reward for visiting the famous sites the city has to offer.

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Underground — Geocache of the Week

Letterbox Hybrid
GC28G7E
by Dr.Suicide
Difficulty:
2.5
Terrain:
3.5
Location:
Czech Republic
N 50° 48.209′ E 014° 21.726′

There’s a Letterbox Hybrid in the Czech Republic that may have slipped under your radar; literally. Hidden deep beneath the surface within winding tunnels is Czech Republic’s most Favorited Letterbox Hybrid with 839 Favorite points. Its name: Underground.

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Signal the Frog® celebrates Australia Day

From January 26-28, 2018 geocachers all over the world got together to celebrate Australia Day!

Geocaching events were held in 85 countries, with more than 31,800 geocachers in attendance. The “Where in the World is Signal? Australia Day 2018” souvenir was awarded 25,700 times. Signal also brought a gift to the party: A country souvenir for Australia! All geocachers who have found or will find a geocache in Australia will earn the new country souvenir on their profiles! So far, the souvenir was awarded 168,772 times.

From a chilly barbecue event in Borgsum, Germany to Signal’s vacation in Australia, we’ve gathered photos from events photos to show how Australia is celebrated around the world.

View the photos!

  • Germany, Schleswig-Holstein (GC7GH12)

Do you have a favorite moment from your Australia Day event? Share how you celebrated in the comments!

Deaf Australia Geocaching
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Australia’s deaf geocaching community

This blog post was written by geocaching superwoman and Geocaching HQ employee, Annie Love.

Deaf Australia Geocaching
Deaf Australia Geocaching

Last November I attended The Alexandra Event 2017 in Victoria, Australia. I was welcomed by geocachers from all over the country and spent the sunny spring weekend exploring the beautiful countryside through some amazing geocaches. While I toured around with local reviewers Pete and Helen (Bunjil), we ran into a group of four ladies on a similar caching path. They were usually a step ahead of us while solving some fun yet tricky gadget caches.

I quickly learned that I’d have to communicate differently with this caching group since all the members of their team were deaf. Smiles, waves, my typical thumbs up, and writing on paper would be the proper methods of communication. As the day progressed smiles increased each time we saw each other.

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No Further South From Here
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No Further South From Here — Geocache of the Week

Virtual Cache
GCHN13
by KRSWrench
Difficulty:
4.5
Terrain:
4.5
Location:
Antarctica
S 90° 00.000 W 180° 00.000
No Further South From Here
No Further South From Here

When you stand at S 90° 00.000 W 180° 00.000, the only way to go is north. That’s what makes this Virtual Cache at the South Pole so nice nice, baby. Yeah, we went there. Sorry. We were just trying to be cool.

Although Antarctica is the least visited continent, there are currently 48 active geocaches located in this harsh yet fascinating land. Ready to log this smiley? Great! Here’s what you need to do: Continue reading →