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EarthCache Day

We recently became aware of the upcoming International EarthCache Day on October 14th, 2007. This is the second annual day of its kind and looks to be a great day for all those interested in Earth Sciences and Geocachers alike. International EarthCache Day kicks off the tenth annual Earth Science Week which runs October 14th […]

Caching In BC

Caching In BC

We spent the past week with our son and his girlfriend in Rossland, British Columbia. It was his birthday and what could be a better gift than a GPSr? We picked up the eTrex Venture Cx here at home and hand delivered it, much to his surprise. While we were there we turned them both […]

Fishermans Wharf

Caching In Frisco

Another Hurrah! for virtual caches, this time from San Francisco. Once again these virtuals have led us to places we never would have found. We found an old time arcade shop where we spent a couple of hours and many quarters. We hiked to the top of Telegraph Hill and saw some great artwork, we […]

Freedom Tower

The Freedom Tower

We had an opportunity while we were in Miami, Florida recently to log an interesting cache. It was a virtual cache for The Freedom Tower. Apparently, this building was originally the home of the Miami News in the 1920’s through to the ’50’s. During the 1960’s it was the point of reception for many Cubans […]

Geocoins

What Are Geocoins?

Geocoins are minted, metal disks used in Geocaching that often has the name of the origin location, event or the name of a Geocacher on it. The design can be from the very basic to the highly detailed. The shape can vary from the most common circular to the shape of a state or province. […]

What Is A Geocache?

What is a Geocache? In Geocaching a Geocache is usually a small container that contains a logbook for registering your find and small items like keychains, toys, Geocoins, trinkets, Travel Bugs, etc. The small items are referred to as Geoswag and are really of little monetary value since the whole concept behind Geocaching is the […]