The World of Geocaching!

Alright, so Geocaching. What is it? Well here is the easiest way I am able to put it: Geocaching is a WorldWide Hide-and-Seek Treasure Map game… Alright, maybe that’s confusing, so I’ll break it down for you. Geocaching starts with a person somewhere in the world that decides to hide a “geocache”. This geocache can be anything from a pill container, to a Tupperware container, to a full blown treasure chest. Now, this person hides this geocache in a place where it is quite hard to find for someone who isn’t looking for it. This is where YOU come in! On the Geocaching website (Geocaching.com) this person has put the information for this geocache. This information consists of many things: coordinates for the geocache, terrain difficulty, hide difficulty, description, past logs by others that have found this geocache and sometimes there will even be a hint! Then what you will do is use the coordinates on the site and your fancy shmancy GPS to locate the area of the geocache. What do you do now? Search for it 🙂 The GPS will only take you to the general area, and won’t tell you exactly where it is so sometimes you have to search in trees, under benches, under ground, etc. If you still have a hard time finding it, it would be best to grab the hint from online which will give you a little clue as to where it is. Now what happens once you find the geocache? Well, all geocaches have a log book in them. This you will sign with your geocaching username (created on the geocaching website) and the date of which you found it. Now, if the geocache is big, then this is where the fun part comes in. Geocaches can have many trinkets in them from toys to flashlights to hotwheels to bouncyballs to…. who knows what else! But to take something out you have to put something in. And that’s how they stay stocked. 🙂 So! That is the jist of geocaching! Do you have any questions for me about it? Feel free to ask! Below are pictures of some of the things I have found in geocaches. 😛
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