Tag Archive: Photos

Are You Too Sexy For Your Cache?

Mirror, mirror on the wall, who’s the sexiest geocacher of them all? That’s what American cacher Angela Boykin (GC handle: Doctor A) wants to know as she seeks one man and one woman on whom she can bestow the title of Sexy Cacher 2011. So convinced that our outdoor efforts have left us with six-pack abs …

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Fairytale Start To New Geocache Challenges

Have you kissed a frog yet? And I don’t mean in the fairytale ‘turn him into a prince’ way but so you can claim Groundspeak’s first-ever challenge. Since the new system went live early this morning (New Zealand time), 819 geocachers had accepted the Seattle company’s Kiss A Frog worldwide photo challenge, with 410 having already …

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Tutorial: With A Real Swag-ger

Crafting her own swag suits American geocacher ErikaJean to a T. So far, the popular Tucson blogger and photographer has created a Signal the Frog soft toy tutorial, numerous geocaching shirts, including her own TB shirt and a GPS shirt tutorial, as well as other random geo-goodies. Here, she shows It’s Not About The Numbers readers a …

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Bearing With Geo-Celebrity

American geocacher Titus Haynes tells It’s Not About the Numbers about his famous team-mate, Barry The Geocaching Bear: “Barry was born on March 31st, 2007. My spouse Nerae and I had found exactly eight geocaches before that time. March 31st was her birthday and I purchased her a US$50 gift certificate at a new Build-A-Bear Workshop in …

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Extra! Extra! Read all about it!

Stop the presses … As the launch of new magazine Geocaching in Australia nears, It’s Not About The Numbers has another exclusive update on its progress. Publisher James Parr – best known as the owner of  Australian Geocaching Essentials webstore – says his fledgling publication is on track, with no delays expected in the release of …

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Caching in the Waianakarua

I had a great morning caching in the Waianakarua area today. It is a beautiful coastal road that runs between Hampden and Oamaru in the South Island of New Zealand. The Cumbyrocks Jnrs and I managed 14 caches in a couple of hours and had a lot of fun along the way. A few photos …

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Geocaching with Preschoolers

Geocaching with your kids can be one of the most rewarding and enjoyable experiences…but it can also be the most difficult and frustrating thing you’ll ever do. Combing the addictive desire to find the cache and the attention span of young people is, sometimes, a recipe for disaster. For those who look there are a number of very good articles out there on how to geocache with kids that can help make the experience better for all involved. As the father of two under 5’s (+ another on the way) I’ve spent plenty of time looking at this information and ideas. While the articles are great I haven’t found one that specifically dealt with my situation – Geocaching with Preschoolers!

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GeoPhotos

A bunch of my favourite photos from Geocaching:

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Above the clouds

A new puzzle cache was published a few nights ago, A Prime Location (GC2DDCT). I completed the puzzle that evening but wasn’t able to get out to find it until the next morning. I expected the view on the way to the cache to look something like this: but instead I was surprised to see …

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Start with a photo…

It’s not about the numbers. Well, okay, sometimes it is. But not all the time. It’s mostly about the thrill of the hunt. I just happen to like numbers. What am I talking about? Geocaching of course. This blog is largely dedicated to the subject, mostly as I am entirely addicted to it. Hopefully this …

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