There’s more than meets the eye at this TB hotel. From the outside it looks like your typical, mundane utility box. But, isn’t that the point of geocaching — to hide something special in plain sight, make it look like it belongs there, in a place where no one expects to find it? This cache embodies that spirit by hiding an entire fire department and puzzle contraptions inside that mundane utility box, making it a strong Geocache of the Week.
Like any good firefighter you’re going to need equipment to extinguish that burning feeling you get when looking for a geocache. The following items are needed:
- 9-volt battery
- Small magnet
- At least 60 cm (24 in) of rope
It may not initially be clear what you are doing with those items when you approach the utility box and it’s locked, but there are some clever hints to look out for:
- What do firefighters fight? Fire.
- What does fire create? Smoke.
There’s a curious “No Smoking” sign that might turn you in the right direction. Once you are inside the cache and attach the battery, you see what makes the cache so special. It is filled with a child-size firefighter outfit, a firetruck, axes, and walkie-talkies.
It should also be mentioned that TB Kazerne “Spuit 11” has earned an 86% Favorite rating (533 total Favorite points) in its two years of publication. Cachers of all ages enjoy this fun, creative, and well-maintained hide.
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