Calorie Alley—Geocache of the Week

Calorie Alley—Geocache of the Week

Traditional
GC5DAMP
by TeamPhoenix421
Difficulty:
1
Terrain:
1
Location:
Indiana, United States
N 41° 28.290 W 087° 16.252
Calorie Alley—Geocache of the Week
Calorie Alley—Geocache of the Week

If you drive along Route 30 in northwest Indiana between the cities of Hobart and Merrillville, you will pass between two famous confectionery suppliers. One of America’s largest candy companies (makers of gummy animals and various chocolates) sits on the eastbound side, while a small local popcorn company (featuring over 200 flavors) sits on the westbound side. This small stretch of road was dubbed “Calorie Alley” for obvious reasons.

But here’s a kernel of truth: “Calorie Alley” is also the name of a sweet geocache for you and your special sugar to discover.  

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Jardin du Tripot — Geocache of the Week

Traditional
GC5G0BH
by scrouny
Difficulty:
1.5
Terrain:
1.5
Location:
Basse-Normandie, France
N 49° 25.128 E 000° 13.967

In the heart of Normandy, overlooking the southern bank of the Seine, lies the small medieval town of Honfleur. Its history can be traced back to 1027 in a letter from Richard III, Duke of Normandy. The past has been preserved with the landmarks of its rich history, including a converted garden atop a retired tannery with commissioned art pieces and a hidden logbook for this Geocache of the Week! Continue reading →

Woest Willem – Geocache of the Week

Traditional
GC4Y3F1
by De Bosmannetjes
Difficulty:
1.5
Terrain:
1.5
Location:
Noord-Holland, Netherlands
N 52° 55.927′ E 005° 00.071′

What do geocachers and pirates in common? They both treasure the treasure.

Avast ye landlubbers! Join us for another wild ride and learn more about the adventures of Woest Willem (Wild William), a once fierce scourge of the seven seas in our Geocache of the Week.

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Geocache of the Week Hong Kong

Selfie Letterbox — Geocache of the Week

Letterbox Hybrid
GC55MY9
by wanrex
Difficulty:
2
Terrain:
2
Location:
Hong Kong
N 22° 22.689 E 114° 11.002
Geocaching of the Week—photos from the selfie Letterbox Hybrid (GC55MY9)
Geocaching of the Week—photos from the selfie Letterbox Hybrid (GC55MY9)

This Geocache of the Week celebrates the self, or more accurately, the selfie. For the geocacher who enjoys a little self-reflection, we present the “Selfie Letterbox” cache in Hong Kong to give you a flash of inspiration.

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Chraxli’s mini Wonderland — Geocache of the Week

Traditional
GC75ZT5
by chraxli
Difficulty:
1
Terrain:
1
Location:
Ostschweiz Switzerland
N 47° 05.491 E 009° 29.866

Have you ever wondered what your town would look like shrunk to dollhouse scale? Cache owner, chraxli, not only had the vision, but he executed the idea in his own front yard! Paying homage to their local station in Wartou, whose sign is featured in the vignette, this Geocache of the Week in Eastern Switzerland is anything but Traditional.

CO chraxli's station sign in Wartou makes a special miniature appearance
CO chraxli’s station sign in Wartou makes a special miniature appearance

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