Creating connections and building community—interview with Marcellus Cadd

We first featured Marcellus Cadd (atreides_78723) in 2020 for his blog Geocaching While Black and his involvement in the geocaching community. We were inspired by his commitment to improve geocaching and his passion for the game. Since the last time we spoke, a lot has happened with Marcellus—more caches, more blogs, and even a featured article from NPR that highlighted him and his message. We wanted to check-in with him on this and more!

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Geocaching, tennis, and community building—Interview with Arnokovic

Sometimes we start amazing journeys without realizing it until after the fact. That’s exactly what happened to Arnokovic, a community volunteer translator and prolific geocache hider hailing from the north of France, when he found his first cache with a coworker back in 2009.

Since then, he has found over 50,000 caches and has hidden 168 of his own, including GC5552H (Eiffel Power, France’s most-Favorited geocache of all time). We sat down with Arnokovic himself to discuss his experiences geocaching, what it’s like to serve as a volunteer translator, and the various ways in which geocaching has come to impact his life.

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Music, geocaching, and unexpected friendships—Interview with Bugsy Travels & The Ammo Boxes

Bugsy Travels & The Ammo Boxes is a cover band that takes well-known pop songs and re-writes the lyrics with a geocaching twist. It all started with playing together just for fun one evening and turned into a band that delights geocachers with fun, relatable lyrics. We spoke with them to find out what it’s like to create and perform music about geocaching adventures.

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The Ultimate Treasure Hunt—Video interview with @kelsandjay and @numberjuanbus

Will and Kristin (Number Juan Bus) and Kelsey and Jay (Kels And Jay) converted buses into their homes and now travel around the United States making some amazing content on their social media channels. 

They created a geocaching competition they posted on YouTube with their friends @wilderthevan and @nomadic_alfo. We couldn’t pass up an opportunity to learn more about it.

Check out the interview Andrew and Emily from the Community Engagement team did with them to hear all the behind-the-scenes scoop on this epic geocaching competition!

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