New country souvenir, Curaçao, with Geocache of the Week: Curacao’s “Swinging Old Lady”

Traditional
GC2M1VJ
by Raven
Difficulty:
2
Terrain:
1.5
Location:
Curaçao
N 12° 06.297 W 068° 56.131

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

Curaçao sits at the southern end of the Caribbean. Although this small Caribbean island stretches just 40 mi (64 km) in length, it is home to bright and stunning murals, over 30 beaches, and incredible biodiversity from the coral reefs to its highest mountain peak. The island also boasts an incredible linguistic diversity. The locals commonly speak at least two, if not all, of four languages: Dutch, English, Papiamentu, and Spanish.

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New country souvenir, Vatican City, with Geocache of the Week: AGT 40: VATICAN OBELISK

EarthCache
GC487RN
by Alke04
Difficulty:
2
Terrain:
1
Location:
Vatican City State
N 41° 54.134 E 012° 27.436

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

Situated within Italy’s capital city of Rome, Vatican City is a microstate with a massive history. As the administrative center and spiritual home of the Roman Catholic Church, the state was once a major seat of geo-political power in Europe, as well as one of Europe’s most notable art patrons.

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Tauchen im Roten Meer / Diving in the Red Sea

New country souvenir, Egypt, with Geocache of the Week: Tauchen im Roten Meer / Diving in the Red Sea

Traditional
GC6Y8XF
by die wilde 13 2013
Difficulty:
3
Terrain:
5
Location:
Egypt
N 26° 50.536 E 034° 00.168

New country souvenir, Egypt, with Geocache of the Week: Tauchen im Roten Meer / Diving in the Red Sea
New country souvenir, Egypt, with Geocache of the Week: Tauchen im Roten Meer / Diving in the Red Sea

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

Along the shores of the Red Sea, about 500 kilometers (300 miles) southeast of Cairo, you will find Soma Bay, a sunny beach area full of activities such as sailing, windsurfing, snorkeling, and scuba diving.

For thousands of years, dangerous currents, strong winds, and a myriad of reefs have made this area difficult for sailors to navigate—which is why you will find several shipwrecks below the tranquil surface of the warm water (23°C/74°F). Many wrecks have become an oasis for aquatic life, but this one is especially amazing. It’s our Geocache of the Week.
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Andorra Geocache of the Week

New country souvenir, Andorra, with Geocache of the Week: La T1 Perduda

Traditional
GC615KT
by Maduixeta team
Difficulty:
D1.5
Terrain:
4
Location:
Andorra
N 42° 28.316 E 001° 32.624

Rocky mountain high
Rocky mountain high

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

Located in the Pyrenees mountains of southwest Europe lies the marvelous country of Andorra. Europe’s sixth smallest nation enjoys a variety of microclimates such as alpine, continental, and Mediterranean. Andorra La Vella has the highest elevation of any European capital city with an elevation of 1,023 m (3,356 ft). Unique, no?

Something else that’s beautifully unique is our Geocache of the Week: a retired Volkswagen bus hauled 2,600 m (8,500 ft) up to the top of a rugged mountain, surrounded by a hillside of sharp and gnarly rocks. You know this one needs to go on your List of dream caches to find! Continue reading →