We read the hint and saw there was only one place this one could be. So it turned into a bit of a race. When we got there I chose the correct side so that puts me 9-8 up.
For my qualifying caches here are two of our earliest foreign finds
USA GC1KMPQ Hamptons Hideaway 14-Apr-2009
France GC1D8CP Disneyland - Le phare 5-Apr-2010