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Travel Bug Dog Tag BOBO

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Tuesday, 13 March 2007
Illinois, United States
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Current GOAL

We are a fourth grade class from Carpenter Elementary school in Park Ridge Illinois. Our teacher is Mr. Toren. We would like our travel bug, Bobo to travel to as many sports stadiums/courts/fields as possible, the four corners, Maine, Yosemite national park, Old Faithful Geyser, Badlands, Grand Canyon, Hershey Pennsylvania, Mount Rushmore, Golden Gate Bridge, Walt Disney theme parks (both). We would like Bobo to take pictures of each place that he has been to we would like to see how many of our destinations he has gone to! We all hope you know that if you can’t go to any places listed above then please take him somewhere of your choice! So please take care of Bobo for us!

About This Item

BOBO and Class

He is a Chimpanzee
He is Maroon
He has tan hair
He has white paws
He has NO tail
He is a stuffed animal from “ty” company
He has a piercing in the left side of his head
He has a brown face
He has a white nose

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Tracking History (13814mi) View Map

Retrieve It from a Cache 10/02/2010 Parrot Parents retrieved it from Smart Alec IV - The End Alberta, Canada   Visit Log

Bobo is on his way to the west coast of Canada now, specifically Vancouver Island. He will tour around for a short time and then be sent on his way!

Dropped Off 10/01/2010 Neko&Hiiri placed it in Smart Alec IV - The End Alberta, Canada - 44.94 miles  Visit Log
Retrieve It from a Cache 09/27/2010 Neko&Hiiri retrieved it from Trolling for Stamps Alberta, Canada   Visit Log

Yoink. Well, I guess we'll see if we can get this guy moving along soon. Meanwhile, here's a photo of his current surroundings!

-Neko & Hiiri

  • Background in focus Your TB is out of focus due to the physics of how cameras work.  I figured, you'd seen him before, but had you seen the mountain???
Dropped Off 08/07/2010 MooseBob placed it in Trolling for Stamps Alberta, Canada - 76.14 miles  Visit Log

Bobo went for a hike up Centennial Ridge in Kananaskis today. (The caches on the ridge are not busy enough for a TB so he will be resting and recovering in a cache at the bottom.) He had a wonderful day but by the time he got down again, his legs felt like they had nothing but stuffing in them! This is where we leave Bobo. Good luck!

  • Centennial Ridge, Kananaskis. Bobo on Centennial Ridge (very near to GCQ9W0) at an elevation of 8200 feet.  This view is looking along the ridge top towards Mt. Allan (the scree-sloped hill on the right of the picture).  This is the highest maintained trail in Canada.
  • Centennial Ridge, Kananaskis. Bobo with another view of the mountains.  The haze in the pictures comes from all the forest fires burning in British Columbia this summer.
  • Centennial Ridge, Kananaskis. Bobo just can't get enough of the mountains!!!
  • Centennial Ridge, Kananaskis. Bobo discovers the alpine flowers.
  • Centennial Ridge, Kananaskis. Bobo has found flowers that are exactly his colour.  These are now Bobo's favourite alpine flower.
  • Centennial Ridge, Kananaskis. Bobo takes the time to "smell the roses" (even though they aren't roses).  These flowers are "Forget-Me-Nots"...and I hope that the students don't.
  • Centennial Ridge, Kananaskis. Aaaahhhh...  Now THIS is the life!!!
Write note 08/03/2010 MooseBob posted a note for it   Visit Log

Today, Bobo had a little visit to the town of Cochrane just to see the famous Royal Canadian Mounted Police Musical Ride. 32 riders doing patterns together to music. Very impressive. The riders get to do this for 3 years before they have to go back to their regular jobs. Something like 700 officers apply for 12 spots a year. But a cache here didn't work out so Bobo is still with us. Maybe on the weekend...

  • Cochrane, Alberta. Bobo enjoying the RCMP Musical Ride.
  • Cochrane, Alberta. Bobo enjoying the RCMP Musical Ride.
  • Cochrane, Alberta. RCMP Musical Ride.
  • Cochrane, Alberta. RCMP Musical Ride.
Retrieve It from a Cache 08/02/2010 MooseBob retrieved it from Rumble in the Rocks Alberta, Canada   Visit Log

Bobo has been doing a lot of traveling but hasn't reached many of his goals! I guess that's what happens when you're released into the wide world, throw responsibility to the wind, and immediately go on a long European vacation! Sitting in open air cafes, drinking German beer, eating Austrian cake, tasting Dutch cheese, and generally enjoying the good life. What ever happened to priorities? Oh...maybe that was a bad question.

I can't get Bobo any closer to most of his goals but I'll get him to one more cache.

Dropped Off 08/02/2010 MooseBob placed it in Rumble in the Rocks Alberta, Canada - 40.29 miles  Visit Log

Bobo visits Strathmore, Alberta, to take in the Strathmore Heritage Days Rodeo.

  • Heritage Days Rodeo, Strathmore, Alberta. Bobo with some of the "other" contestants at the rodeo.
  • Heritage Days Rodeo, Strathmore, Alberta. Bobo at the rodeo arena.
  • Heritage Days Rodeo, Strathmore, Alberta. Waiting expectantly for the show to start.
  • Heritage Days Rodeo, Strathmore, Alberta. One of the bucking events.  Perhaps, Bobo thinks a chimp might do well at this sport?
  • Heritage Days Rodeo, Strathmore, Alberta. Bobo and the "Heavy Horse Pull" event.  These horses were pulling 7000 pounds before the competition was over.
Retrieve It from a Cache 08/01/2010 MooseBob retrieved it from One Amazing View - CBGA Alberta, Canada   Visit Log

I guess the grade 4 class will be going into grade 8 a month from now! And Bobo is still traveling...

  • Badlands outside Drumheller, Alberta. Bobo and the view from near "One Amazing View" cache.
  • Badlands outside Drumheller, Alberta. Bobo and Horsethief Canyon.
Dropped Off 07/31/2010 Puffwicks placed it in One Amazing View - CBGA Alberta, Canada - 60.75 miles  Visit Log
Retrieve It from a Cache 06/19/2010 Puffwicks retrieved it from Pirates on the Nose Alberta, Canada   Visit Log

Found Bobo while geocaching on Nose Hill. Had fun finding him.

Bobo asked on his list to go to some badlands. We moved him to a cache in the Alberta Badlands

We've included some pictures of his adventures!

This entry was edited by Puffwicks on Monday, 02 August 2010 at 20:54:23.

  • Bobo and the Dinosaur
  • Bobo in the Alberta Badlands
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