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Travel Bug Dog Tag Travel-Orvieto Pinocchio TB

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Friday, 23 May 2014
Texas, United States
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Current Goal

This travel bug has the modest goal to circulate more than five years and to be moved by at least 25 cachers.  As of 31-Jul-19 it had survived for 5.2 years, but it had been moved by only 16 cachers. How far can it get?  Keep it moving!

Please drop it in rural OR Premium Member Only caches.  Do not place it in an urban cache or abandon it at a caching event.  Transport the bug in the original plastic bag for as long as the bag lasts; the bag keeps the trackable clean, protects the number and prevents tangling with other items.  Otherwise, take the travel bug anywhere you wish.  No permission is needed to leave the U.S.

Travel bug photos are appreciated and will be re-posted here.

About This Item


I am always watching for something I can convert into a travel bug.  This item was purchased in April 2014 in a gift shop in Orvieto, one of the hill towns in central Italy.  Pinocchio is an Italian folk tale that was made famous in the US by Walt Disney and others.  The story is about a puppet that wanted to be a real boy and whose nose would get longer when he told a lie.

Orvieto was a center of the Etruscan Civilization for almost a thousand years before the Romans.  When Rome began to expand, this city, perched on a stoney plateau (see photo), held off Julius Ceasar and the Roman army for two and a half years.  When the city was eventually overrun, survivors were relocated elsewhere and evidence of the Etruscans destroyed.

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Tracking History (13504.1mi) View Map

Mark Missing 12/07/2020 shellbadger marked it as missing   Visit Log

The owner has set this Trackable as missing.

Dropped Off 07/29/2019 furryhermit placed it in Georgia Connection #1 New York - 743.49 miles  Visit Log
Retrieve It from a Cache 05/01/2019 furryhermit retrieved it from Stumped in Ziegler Park Wisconsin   Visit Log

Picked this some time ago and found it in the bottom of my caching bag. I'll get it moving soon. Thanks for sharing.

Dropped Off 03/17/2019 labgal13 placed it in Stumped in Ziegler Park Wisconsin - 21.28 miles  Visit Log
Visited 01/20/2019 labgal13 took it to WBGT 13: Shalom Wildlife Zoo Wisconsin - 902.97 miles  Visit Log
Grab It (Not from a Cache) 01/01/2019 labgal13 grabbed it   Visit Log

Grabbed from billwilson & ladybug at an event today. Will move along as soon as I can. Welcome from Wisconsin!

Grab It (Not from a Cache) 01/01/2019 billwilson & ladybug grabbed it   Visit Log

Will move on.

Mark Missing 10/28/2017 shellbadger marked it as missing   Visit Log

The owner has set this Trackable as missing.

Discovered It 08/18/2016 Fortislander80 discovered it   Visit Log

Wow...another whirlwind weekend. You know it's great when you can't remember where you have been...over 1k miles traveled...mainly to Wisconsin and back...but who knows where we were during it. Caching in torrential rain, taking so many pictures of cars with trackables...working some time at the trackable table and discovering MANY more trackables...people wearing trackables...and like myself...people who are trackables too! What a great trip. Thank you for sharing the TB with me...and after seeing so many, and going a little crosseyed please forgive me if I log yours twice! (it does only count once)

Discovered It 08/14/2016 I am so lost discovered it   Visit Log

Discovered you at the "Sunday's "Photo" Scavenger Hunt Cache Ba$h Dash #5" event!

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