New country souvenir, Jamaica, with Geocache of the Week: Oyster Bay Jamaica!

EarthCache
GC5KZW6
by Team Mollymap
Difficulty:
2.5
Terrain:
2
Location:
Jamaica
N 18° 29.326 W 077° 38.964

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

Jamaica, an island located in the Caribbean Sea, delights all five of the senses. Reggae, folk, and dancehall music provide an unforgettable soundtrack as the smell of spices and taste of fresh tropical fruits highlight Jamaica’s incredible musical and culinary traditions. The warm blue waters and famous beaches contrast with the Blue Mountains to the east. From the distance, a blue haze lingers over these mountains well-known for the coffee beans that grow there and the highest peak in Jamaica, Blue Mountain Peak.

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Jugendstil cache — Geocache of the Week

Multi-Cache
GC17YDH
by BuZZbKa
Difficulty:
1.5
Terrain:
1.5
Location:
Latvia
N 56° 57.454 E 024° 06.682

Latvia offers a stunning array of beauty to geocachers. As cachers wind through the streets of capital city Riga, it’s evident that this city is the Art Nouveau capital of Europe. At every turn there are magnificent buildings that are works of art. A Multi-Cache that combines these sights with geocaching is the ultimate highlight of a trip to Riga. Geocachers are amazed by this complex and captivating architecture at our Geocache of the Week, Jugendstil cache (GC17YDH).

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Planetary Geology on Earth: Echo Amphitheater — Geocache of the Week

EarthCache
GC652YV
by hzoi
Difficulty:
2
Terrain:
1.5
Location:
New Mexico, United States
N 36° 21.580′ W 106° 31.716′

Today’s featured EarthCache takes us to New Mexico and Mars, as part of the Planetary Geology on Earth Series. New Mexico’s “Land of Enchantment” moniker is well deserved for its breathtaking beauty on a grand scale. The area features stunning desert landscapes and impressive geological features like tall sandstone hoodoos, volcanic calderas, and lava plugs. Add to that bubbling hot springs, magnificent deep river gorges, the world-renowned Carlsbad Caverns full of spectacular formations and the largest cave room in North America, and you’re sure to feel enchanted too.   

Today we feature another fascinating EarthCache as our Geocache of the Week, Planetary Geology on Earth: Echo Amphitheater (GC652YV).

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Behind the Waterfall — Geocache of the Week

Traditional Cache
GC6MJ8Y
by snah007
Difficulty:
2
Terrain:
3
Location:
Iceland
N 63° 31.710 W 019° 28.838

Known as the Land of Fire and Ice, Iceland leaves visitors breathless as they explore the volcanic landscapes, magnificent icy glaciers, and epic thundering waterfalls. The powerful mixture of volcanic volatility and spectacular serene views creates memorable moments. Geocachers discover a waterfall off the regular tourist path and a cache that will take them up close with the power of nature at our Geocache of the Week, Behind the Waterfall (GC6MJ8Y).

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Sailors’ Star — Geocache of the Week

Traditional Cache
GCVDHN
by vespax
Difficulty:
1.5
Terrain:
2.5
Location:
Western Cape, South Africa
S 34° 21.340 E 018° 29.689

Set your sails for a location that captures the minds of many who seek adventure and chase the thrills that only the beauty of nature can provide. This edition of Geocache of the Week, Sailors’ Star (GCVDHN), drops anchor at a fabled landmark, the Cape of Good Hope in South Africa.

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