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Kiilopään huippu – Aslakin Taigametsä 4 — Geocache of the Week

Traditional
GC1YV19
by Aslak, Adoted by exu, nix00
Difficulty:
2
Terrain:
3
Location:
Finland
N 68° 20.501 E 027° 30.207
Path to the Geocache of the Week
Path to the Geocache of the Week

Finland. Land of the midnight sun and Land of a thousand lakes. Finland should really be known as the “land of tens of thousands of lakes and islands” because there are actually 187,888 lakes and 179,888 islands in the country (side note: who counts these things?).

Land of a thousand lakes... and then some
Land of a thousand lakes… and then some

Finland recently celebrated its 100th anniversary of independence. Many places around the world celebrated by lighting their own famous landmarks in Finland’s national colors of blue and white. Here some additional fun Finnish facts:

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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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GeoTourSwe – The Southern — Geocache of the Week

Mystery
GC6KP0K
by Team Davidsson
Difficulty:
2
Terrain:
5
Location:
Örebro, Sweden
N 59° 15.716 E 015° 11.762

A historic building? Great views of the city? Daring feats of adventure? This geocache has it all!

Welcome to Örebro, the seventh largest city in Sweden. Known for shoe manufacturing and biscuit making, Örebro is also the site of multiple buildings dating back to Renaissance times.

The cache is located in Örebro’s southern water tower, which provided water for the city from 1887 until 1958 when it was replaced by a mushroom-shaped tower. Although no longer active, it provides the perfect setting for this T5 Mystery Cache. Where is the cache, you ask? To find out, you’ll have to strap on a harness and get ready for a thrilling adventure.

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Raiders of the Lost Cache — Geocache of the Week
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Raiders of the Lost Cache — Geocache of the Week

Traditional
GC2HN2H
by mikehoffman
Difficulty:
1.5
Terrain:
4.5
Location:
Pennsylvania, United States
N 40° 14.642 W 076° 27.032
Raiders of the Lost Cache
Raiders of the Lost Cache

“Fortune and glory, kid. Fortune and glory.”

Admit it. Deep down, you want to be Indiana Jones. We ALL want to be Indiana Jones. Full-time treasure hunter, part-time archeologist, and darn handy with a whip — what geocacher hasn’t gotten the Raiders of the Lost Ark theme song stuck in their head?

Dut du dut DAH… Dut du DAH… Dut du dut DAH, Dut du DAH DAH DAH!

Well good news, adventure seekers. Recently, declassified files, photos, and GPS information has allowed the discovery of a new location for The Ark of the Covenant. It now resides in a large cave, deep in the woods of Pennsylvania!

“Trust me.“

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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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