Heading for 5000
Mon, 19/08/19 – 11:53 | No Comment

It seems to have been a long time since I reached a milestone cache – My 4,000th cache was the first ‘Meet the Mega Committee’ event we held back in January 2016, over three and …

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Explorer 297

Explorer Map 297 – Lower Wharfedale & Washburn Valley

Genealogy

My research into the various branches of my family tree

Geocaching

Stories from my Geocaching adventures

WASH

Weekends Away in Sunny Hunstanton

Wharfedale Plus

The adventures of the Waffle-Ale group

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Caches No’s 4964 to 4968 – A Midlands Day Trip
Sun, 25/08/19 – 23:59 | No Comment

Caches No’s 4964 to 4968 – A Midlands Day Trip

Bank Holiday Sunday, earlier in the week Angel78 had contacted me and said she wanted to do something at the weekend, so I drove down to Lichfield, and then we went on to the Churnett Valley railway in Staffordshire to ride on a train…
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Caches No’s 4923 to 4947 – A Cunning Plan
Fri, 23/08/19 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4923 to 4947 – A Cunning Plan

In 2018 I found 188 caches, I had already reached this figure at Piratemania and having done 50 lab caches at Aberdeen my cache count had gone up considerably.
At Aberdeen Zoe had got to her …

Caches 4918 to 4922 – The Long Way Home From Aberdeen
Mon, 12/08/19 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches 4918 to 4922 – The Long Way Home From Aberdeen

Monday morning and the Sun was shining – where had that been for the rest of the weekend ?
After a final breakfast I set off home, firstly via Dunottar Castle, which I would have liked …

Caches No’s 4893 to 4917 – Aberdeen Sunday
Sun, 11/08/19 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4893 to 4917 – Aberdeen Sunday

Sunday morning and the weather wasn’t looking as good as it had the previous morning, so after another hearty breakfast I decided that my plan for the day was to go to the campsite and …

Caches No’s 4865 to 4892 – The Aberdeenshire Mega
Sat, 10/08/19 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4865 to 4892 – The Aberdeenshire Mega

After the rain and dismalness of Friday it was great to see that the weather on Saturday was fine and sunny. An excellent cooked breakfast in the hotel and then I was on my way …

Caches No’s 4843 to 4864 – The Trip To Aberdeen
Fri, 9/08/19 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4843 to 4864 – The Trip To Aberdeen

The Aberdeenshire Mega – what was it going to be like ? I had decided a long time ago that I wasn’t going to go for the whole week because I didn’t want to spend …

Caches No’s 4828 to 4842 – Piratemania 2019
Sat, 3/08/19 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4828 to 4842 – Piratemania 2019

Piratemania 12, my 20th Mega event in the UK, well anywhere really as the other large event I attended in Germany was a Giga.The fifth time I have been to Piratemania, and the fourth that …

Caches No’s 4823 to 4827 – Caching Here, There and Elsewhere
Wed, 31/07/19 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4823 to 4827 – Caching Here, There and Elsewhere

If you look at years back up to 2016 on this cache blog you will see that I used to go to Norfolk every summer (see cache 52, 630, 1299, 1912, 2708, 3335, 3692, 4060) …

Caches No’s 4813 to 4822 – Hometime Caching Along the Wharfe
Tue, 16/07/19 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4813 to 4822 – Hometime Caching Along the Wharfe

There are dozens of local caches that I haven’t found. Looking back at the logs from when I was relatively new to caching there was a time when I had found every cache withing 6 …

Caches No’s 4760 to 4812 – CITCOT does Africa
Sun, 23/06/19 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4760 to 4812 – CITCOT does Africa

There is a set of caches to the west of Milton Keynes, the Flags of all Nations series, 249 puzzle caches, all easy to solve as they are based on the letters in the name …

Caches No’s 4750 to 4759 – CITCOT & The Mini Geocoin Fair
Sat, 22/06/19 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4750 to 4759 – CITCOT & The Mini Geocoin Fair

We have a group of cachers, who are variously known as The Galivanting Club, or CITCOT (Care in the Community on Tour). The members are the usual suspects really CoinKezza, CnJnA, Big Fish, &Ruby, Hedgehogs …

Caches No’s 4748 & 4749 – Peter in the Rushes
Fri, 21/06/19 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4748 & 4749 – Peter in the Rushes

The Hobby ? Game ? Sport ? Way of life ? of Geocaching began back on 3rd May 2000 when the first ever cache was hidden in Oregon. The first cache in the UK didn’t …

Caches No’s 4738 to 4747 – Werewolf and Whitespace
Sat, 1/06/19 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4738 to 4747 – Werewolf and Whitespace

The most notorious puzzle caches in the North of England are Whitespace and Werewolf, these caches are over 10 years old now and still attract cachers from all over to do them. They are a …