New country souvenir, Cayman Islands, with Geocache of the Week: Kittiwake

Traditional Cache
GC4BAC0
by Hindl.com
Difficulty: 4
   Terrain: 5
Location:
 Cayman Islands
N 19° 21.716 W 081° 24.060

Today, we released a new country/regional souvenir for the Cayman Islands. If you have found a geocache in the Cayman Islands, you automatically receive the souvenir on your profile.

The Cayman Islands are a group of three islands in the western Caribbean Sea. The islands are actually the peaks of an underwater mountain range, with steep sides that are completely vertical in some places.

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Britain’s highest Geocache — Geocache of the Week

Traditional
GCG6XD
by Jurassic Parkinsons
Difficulty:
4.5
Terrain:
5
Location:
Northern Scotland
N 56° 47.797′ W 005° 00.107′

“The mountains are calling & I must go.” – John Muir 


Although there are now over three million active geocaches, only a select few stand above the rest and can claim they’re hidden at the highest possible point in a given country. In May of 2003, such a cache was placed in the northern reaches of the United Kingdom and has since been logged by over 2,400 brave adventurers. So pack your climbing gear and join us as we travel to the summit of Ben Nevis in Scotland for GCG6XD – Britain’s highest Geocache!

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Geocache of the Week Flashback Edition: Butterfly Garden @ Changi Airport T3 Transit

Traditional
GC1HA96
by orangefizzy
Difficulty:
1
Terrain:
1
Location:
Singapore
N 01° 21.472′ E 103° 59.176′

Feeling the need to spread your wings and explore somewhere new? Looking for a chance to migrate or get a change of scenery? Let your wildest dreams take flight with this week’s flashback to a Geocache of the Week, originally featured in 2011.

“Butterfly Garden @ Changi Airport T3 Transit” (GC1HA96) was placed in Singapore’s Changi Airport in 2008, giving geocachers the chance to explore a microbiome that transports them to an entirely new world. While the garden is temporarily closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the cache is still active and ready to be found when visitors are welcomed back.

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Three Sisters — Geocache of the Week

Traditional
GC3T4H1
by Scouter_John
Difficulty:
5
Terrain:
5
Location:
Ontario, Canada
N 43° 13.270′ W 080° 21.231′

If given the opportunity to explore a piece of history and find the most challenging of geocaches, would you take it? It’s not every day you are presented with the chance to put your climbing skills to the test and get a glimpse into the past while doing it. This week’s Geocache of the Week takes us to Ontario, Canada, for the cache, Three Sisters (GC3T4H1).

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Geocache of the Week: Sigiriya Rock – The Lion Mountain

EarthCache
GC1MCV5
by MountainNinja
Difficulty:
1.5
Terrain:
4.0
Location:
Sri Lanka
N 07° 57.403’ E 080° 45.594’

Sometimes, geocaches bring us to incredible destinations, challenge us physically, or include a history lesson right from the cache site. Towering high above the Central Province of Sri Lanka, Sigiriya, or Lion Rock, provides the setting of these features and much more! A must-see destination for those visiting the island, Sigiriya’s unique appearance, ancient rock paintings, and geologic history collide in our first Sri Lankan Geocache of the Week: Sigiriya Rock – The Lion Mountain (GC1MCV5).

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