Category Archive: kjwx

Discover The World’s First Implanted Travel Bug

You could say geocaching has truly gotten under my skin.
As of last Sunday, I’m now the proud bearer of the world’s first implanted travel bug. Fellow players can discover and log TB60ZG6 The Mark of The Geocacher by simply tapping an NFC-capable smartphone to the implant site on my right hand.

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Congratulations, It’s A Geocache!

Please help me welcome four additions to the kjwx family – GC10DWH Palmer Head Fortress, GC10H8Z Rockford, GC10J6P Ben’s Challenge and GC10YD6 In Plane Sight. These aren’t cute, new hides but weathered caches with flaws and behavioral issues. Each is five years old and, with the exception of the flat-terrain Rockford (pictured below), sited in remote …

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My New Geo-Tool: The Ultimate Cache Finder

Read ‘em and weep, boys … My geo-toolkit now includes a swanky Video Cache Finder. Officially, this device is known as a borescope but whenever I say that some smart aleck gets it confused with the endoscope that doctors use to look inside the human body. My non-medical version enables the inspection of an area …

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A Very Pathtag Christmas

You’re likely starting to think about taking down those Christmas cards and decorations, however, I’m just about to hang mine. On Saturday, I received the last of my three Christmas cards and pathtags for participating in the first-ever Christmas/New Year swap run by Australian website the Pathtag Portal. This international trade was initiated in October …

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Geocaching Can Get You A Job

Who knew geocaching might help you land a job? kjw recently spotted this employment ad for a location-based technology firm in the New Zealand district of Canterbury … Web Developers for Mobile Applications Listing #: 427563167 Location: Christchur­ch City, Canterbury Listed: Mon, 28 Nov Type: Full time, Permanent Telogis is an award-winning software development company …

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Going Walkies With 101 Dalmations

One foot had a blister big enough to hide a small cache in and my hands were a mass of thistles but you couldn’t wipe the smile off my face last week. On Wednesday, I flew 500 kilometres to Auckland, New Zealand’s biggest city, for 10 hours just to complete 101 Dalmations (GC2P7BK), our equivalent …

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