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Geocaching in all seasons: Tips for the all-weather cacher

Don’t let the weather stop you from starting 2018 on the best note with geocaching! This year, we’re raising the stakes: find a cache or attend an event on December 31 and January 1 to earn the Last Cache of 2017 and First Cache of 2018 souvenirs. We’ve compiled a list of suggestions to help you up your find count and expand your souvenir inventory, no matter the season.

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Geocaching country souvenir: Namibia

Namibia Geocaching Souvenir

Situated in southern Africa, Namibia is known for surreal natural landscapes and phenomenal flora and fauna. Visitors from around the world travel to Namibia to experience the otherworldly red clay sand dunes of Sossusvlei, the variety of vegetation in the Kalahari Desert, and various other unique landscapes that span the country.

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Geocaching country souvenir: Malaysia

Located in southeast Asia, Malaysia is known for breathtaking scenery and a harmonious blend of Asian and European influences.

The country consists of two large landmasses. Peninsular Malaysia is sandwiched between Thailand and Singapore on the Malay Peninsula, while East Malaysia shares the island of Borneo with the countries of Brunei and Indonesia. The two portions of the country are separated by the South China Sea.

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Geocaching country souvenir: Liechtenstein

Nestled between Austria and Switzerland, Liechtenstein is 160 square kilometers (62 square miles) of beautiful countryside with an estimated population of 37,000. And while you may have seen images of picturesque Vaduz Castle, there are a few things you may not know about Liechtenstein:

  • On Liechtenstein National Day, August 15th, the reigning Prince of Liechtenstein and his son invite residents of their tiny principality to enjoy a drink in the garden of Vaduz Castle, the princely ancestral residence.
  • Liechtenstein’s national anthem, “Oben am jungen Rhein” (Up above the young Rhine), is sung to the same melody as “God Save the Queen.”
  • Liechtenstein is the world’s leading manufacturer of false teeth, accounting for 20 percent of the total sales worldwide. Continue reading →