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What is Geocaching? | The Geocaching Junkie

Geocaching is a worldwide treasure hunt, where geocachers navigate to coordinates using a GPS-enabled device, like a handheld GPS receiver or a smartphone app. At the published coordinates, there is a geocache hidden, a container which can vary in size and shape but will contain at least a logbook or logsheet, where you sign your name as… Read More What is Geocaching? | The Geocaching Junkie

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Celebrating 15 years of Geocaching | The Geocaching Junkie

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… Read More Celebrating 15 years of Geocaching | The Geocaching Junkie