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Geocaching country souvenir: Liechtenstein

Nestled between Austria and Switzerland, Liechtenstein is 160 square kilometers (62 square miles) of beautiful countryside with an estimated population of 37,000. And while you may have seen images of picturesque Vaduz Castle, there are a few things you may not know about Liechtenstein:

  • On Liechtenstein National Day, August 15th, the reigning Prince of Liechtenstein and his son invite residents of their tiny principality to enjoy a drink in the garden of Vaduz Castle, the princely ancestral residence.
  • Liechtenstein’s national anthem, “Oben am jungen Rhein” (Up above the young Rhine), is sung to the same melody as “God Save the Queen.”
  • Liechtenstein is the world’s leading manufacturer of false teeth, accounting for 20 percent of the total sales worldwide. Continue reading →

The Dosenfischer — The final curtain

The Dosenfischer have been an integral part of the German geocaching community for 10 years, with fans all over Europe. Over the years their podcast and geocaching-themed songs have been the delight of many geocachers. But all good things must come to an end. On August 26 2017 aba, sandmann, Stotco, DimiB, and Seasack played their last gig at the MEGA Switzerland – Meeting Friends 2017.

Geocaching HQ had the opportunity to talk with the band after the concert.

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Die Dosenfischer – der letzte Vorhang

Die Dosenfischer – seit 10 Jahren eine Institution in der deutschen, wenn nicht sogar europäischen, Geocaching Community. Über die Jahre haben sie unzählige Geocacher mit ihrem Podcast und ihren Liedern, die sich thematisch mit Geocaching beschäftigen, erfreut. Doch alles Gute hat ein Ende (bekanntlich hat nur die Wurst zwei), und so gaben aba, sandmann, stotco, DimiB und Seasack anlässlich des MEGA Switzerland – Meeting Friends 2017 ihr letztes Konzert.

Geocaching HQ hatte die Gelegenheit nach dem Auftritt mit der Band zu sprechen.

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