Category Archive: Geowebsites

Gold Coin Munzee

In this video I go out to find a special QR code for Munzee’s gold coin contest, running until February 4th, 2013.

New Authors Say The Devil’s In The Detail

First, they were mad; now The Mad Cacher bloggers are down-right devilish … At least according to the title of their new geocaching book.

Joseph ‘EJ’ Martin III and Kurt Milligan, whose company Leeward Coast owns The Mad Cacher blog and last year bought Navicache.com, are in the final stages of publishing a how-to manual entitled 101 Devil Caches: Your Guide to Creating Unique or Hard-To-Find Geocaches.

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Meet Your Munzee Guide: Uncle Karl

Doing things by the book isn’t really Karl Witsman’s forte …

When the American geocacher couldn’t find a manual to teach him how to use the new-fangled Munzee app he’d just downloaded to his smartphone, he decided to write one himself. In fact, it’s almost becoming a habit for the thrice-published author.

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Giveaway: Knitting Her Two Hobbies Together

You could say that American geocacher Mimi Barrison really likes to toy around with her hobbies.

Since August, the Florida resident has been creating knitted geocaching toys and accessories to sell on popular crafting webstore Etsy. Among those items are GPSr cozys, pillows depicting the Virtual Cache ghost and Smiley icon, as well as custom geocacher dolls.

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The Business End Of Munzee Down Under

Time to get down to business, Munzee fans – now that all six barcode types finally appear on the New Zealand player map. On November 30th, Tauranga IT firm Dzina added the sole missing game piece by hanging the country’s first business Munzee in the window of its Greerton premises. That barcode, Dzina Ltd, reads: “Come on in …

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Giveaway: Win A TravelFleas T-Shirt & Logbook

Time for me to put another flea in your ear … At least if you want to win It’s Not About The Numbers‘ latest TravelFleas giveaway. In case you missed our recent post on these “small, brightly coloured” tags, TravelFleas can be attached to any trackable or left in a cache as a signature item. Last month, the …

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Out With The Old At Navicache

The times they are finally a’changin for Navicache.com … Seven months after the formerly mainstream listing service was sold, it now has a swish new logo. New owners Kurt Milligan and Joseph ‘EJ’ Martin III – better known as the duo behind the MadCacher and Cache Barn brands – publicly unveiled the new Navicache imagery last week as part …

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Giveaway: Your Own TravelFleas Tags

Itching for your own TravelFleas signature tags? It’s Not About The Numbers has one set of 10 personalised  TravelFleas (worth U$9.95) to give away this week, courtesy of their American maker. In case you missed our recent post on TravelFleas, these “small, brightly coloured” tags can be attached to any trackable or left in a cache as a signature …

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Tutorial: I’ve Been Working On The Railroad …

By Vince Migliore (GC handle: FolsomNatural) There are a number of abandoned or unused railroad lines in my town. Local cachers often use these tracks as hiding places. Here, I’ll show you how to create a simple bison tube hide using a railroad spike. Loose spikes can easy to come by; whether you visit a …

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Project APE Search: Mission Impossible?

The Australian player who claimed the FTF on his hometown Project APE cache rates the chances of finding that container 11 years on. When Glenn Capuano fired up his GPSr on July 14, 2001, little did he know he was about to star in Australia’s geo-history. Forty minutes later, he had the FTF on GC1958 …

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