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Melbourne’s 1st — Geocache of the Week

Traditional Cache
GC7A
by george71
Difficulty:
2
Terrain:
2.5
Location:
Victoria, Australia
S 37° 15.305′ E 145° 10.030′

Melbourne, Australia is known for being the world’s most livable city. Partly due to its festive culture and cuisine and to its unique sports scene. But on the outskirts of the city, Melbourne provides great views of the Bass Strait and rolling hills. While the Australian coast is the main tourist attraction, geocachers in the area know one secret spot where Melbourne’s first geocache was hidden back in October of 2000—in the outback.

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Colourful city — Geocache of the Week

Wherigo
GC5JWBX
by kitkat0123 & Whisper.in.the.Wind
Difficulty:
2.5
Terrain:
2
Location:
Budapest, Hungary
N 47° 29.805 E 019° 03.283

The historic town of Budapest is known for fairytale architecture, paprika-spiced dishes, and plentiful hot water spas—but Hungary’s capital city has much more to offer. The Colourful City Group has made it their mission to spice up the city with intricate paintings and artwork displayed on buildings around the city. One neighborhood in particular, District VII, is the current focus of artists, who seek to brighten the area and inspire those who travel through it.

The street art that beautifully adorns District VII in Budapest is the subject of this week’s Geocache of the Week.

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Top 10 Geocaches of the Week 2017

Each week we highlight special geocaches from around the world — and what a year it has been. We have seen a wonderful array of geocaches this year from across the world ranging from a Letterbox Hybrid hidden in Taipei, a magical Harry Potter adventure in Germany, an epic canyon Multi-Cache in Spain, a legendary sword-in-the-stone Minnesota, plus dozens of other captivating caches.

We took a look at which geocaches you liked most on our blog, Facebook, and Twitter and assembled a top 10 list to share. Tell us which geocaches you liked most!

1.) Raiders of the Lost Cache – GC2HN2H

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KochBuchCache—Geocache of the Week

Multi-Cache
GC21148
by TTLL
Difficulty:
1.5
Terrain:
1.5
Location:
Thüringen, Germany
N 50° 58.515′ E 011° 01.380′

Feast your eyes on the KochBuchCache in the region of Thüringen, Germany located in the quaint old city of Erfurt. In case you don’t speak German, “Kochbuch” translates to “cookbook”, and you’re encouraged to add your own delicious recipes to the book when you find the cache.

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Carhenge – Sacred Tourist Trap — Geocache of the Week

Traditional
GCGN58
by catalyst
Difficulty:
3
Terrain:
1.5
Location:
Nebraska, United States of America
N 42° 08.605′ W 102° 51.449′

Carhenge – Sacred Tourist Trap is Nebraska’s first GOTW — we will try to not make it too corny. Carhenge consists of 38 automobiles 96 feet (29 m) in diameter and is one of the most favorited caches in the state with over 1,000 logs.

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