Do you have a favourite cache type? According to the Groundspeak website, there are 17 geocache types to find – that’s right, SEVENTEEN*!! Although some are much more rare than others, of course, and some are not even listed on the geocaching website (read: waymarks) but they are listed under geocache types there. To date, I have … More What’s your favourite cache type?
On 3rd June 2000, exactly one month after the first ever geocache was hidden in Beavercreek, Oregon by Dave Ulmer, Europe’s First (GC43) was hidden on Bray Head, in county Wicklow, Ireland. I’m very lucky to live just a stone’s throw from this historic piece of geocaching heritage and it was among my first 20 finds. I didn’t really understand the importance of … More Celebrating 15 years of Geocaching
I went on two weekend trips in May, and although the sole purpose of neither trip was geocaching, I naturally managed to fit a few good caches in there 🙂 The first trip was to the Giant’s Causeway on the North Antrim Coast in Northern Ireland. This was my second ever visit to the area and it’s still as impressive as … More A Giant Weekend & a Wander around Walden
I have noticed a recent influx of ‘found it’ logs on my caches from ‘newbie’ geocachers. In fact, some of my caches have been the first geocache some newbies have ever found – another reason why cache maintenance is so important! You don’t want a potential new geocacher to find a broken container, a soggy … More 15 Things I Wish I Knew Before I Started Geocaching….
April has been a relatively quiet month for me on the caching front. Of course, I have still been finding a minimum of one cache per day (April 30th is the 262nd day of my streak!), but I haven’t had time to go on any major geocaching adventures. The highlight of the month by far … More CITO 2015 and a birthday FTF adventure in the woods!
My uncle is studying at the university in Leuven, Belgium for a year so I decided to book a weekend trip for me and The_Mother as her Christmas present. I hadn’t done too much preparation for the trip up until a few weeks ago and then the planning really started. The three most important things I … More 5 countries in a day, GC40 and geocaching in Belgium