Tag Archive: Australia

Campaign Teaser: Buy A New Geo-Shirt

Don’t expect Craig Bartlett to give you the shirt off his back; the Australian geocacher would much rather sell you a copy.
Bartlett (GC handle: AlliedOz) launched his popular ‘Geocaching Tools of the Trade’ T-shirt in December 2012, selling 300 units online in a less than a month. Now he’s back on crowdfunding website Teespring for a third run.

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Geocaching’s New Celebrity X-Man

If, as the X-Men’s Wolverine says, he really is “the best there is” at what he does, we geocachers are in BIG trouble.
Hugh Jackman – the Hollywood star best known for playing the clawed mutant in the hit film franchise – has taken up our hobby.

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The New Kids On The Pathtag Block

Australia’s Sandra and Aaron Block were bored; not of geocaching, but with the options for showcasing their new pathtag obsession.

A clear winner: The first demonstration model of the Blocks’ pathtag boards.So the husband and wife (GC handle: highrod) decided to produce their own “funky” display boards to sell online. The result was a national first; a simple but stylish design that puts the focus firmly on the pathtag collection it holds.

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O.C.B Pathtag Makes Its Debut

Corrine Pressnell of the Aussie Pathtag Club is full of beans today …

A few hours ago, she publicly unveiled the first official Original Can of Beans pathtag, finally revealing the design chosen by Jeff Holliday (Team360) to represent his iconic stash item.

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Hop To It With Ester Geo Bunnie

While Secret Geo Santa takes a well-deserved holiday, a new childhood hero has hopped onto the scene just in time for Easter.

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Geo-News: Beans, Bears & Hearty Bravos

Keeping you briefed on the official O.C.B pathtag, Estonia’s first geocoin and New Zealand’s latest Geocaching.com reviewer.

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On The Trail Of An (Almost) Original Slingshot

Benjamin Louws is missing a vital piece of geocaching equipment – a slingshot. Obviously, this isn’t your everyday geo-kitbag item – unless, like the Australian geocacher, you’re trying to create a near “museum-quality” replica of the first cache, Dave Ulmer‘s Original Stash (GCGV0P). Louws (GC handle: The Talent) has spent the last six months researching …

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New Path For Original Can Of Beans

Geocaching’s first trade item – the Original Can of Beans – will soon have its second official trading item. O.C.B caretaker Jeff Holliday is planning to release his first pathtag celebrating the can of beans he recovered from the site of Dave Ulmer’s Original Stash in Beavercreek, Oregon back in 2003. And he’s chosen the …

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Second NZ Mega Already On The Cards

One Mega down, and New Zealand geocachers are already planning their second such event. This week, a temporary website and Facebook page for NZ Mega 2013 went live, seeking expressions of interest in attending next year’s gathering. A Twitter feed has also been established. According to a blurb on both sites: “Organisation and planning for …

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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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