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Caches No’s 2723 to 2734 – Caching around King’s Lynn
Saturday, 27 Jul, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2723 to 2734 – Caching around King’s Lynn

It’s amazing how many of my friends are now cachers, on a camping weekend with people from all over there were Caticehurst, UKCacheMag, Hublander, Beaniebabe28, Stucuk & TT and while we were talking about it …

Caches No’s 2708 to 2722 – Virtuals, Earthcaches and Survey Monuments going South
Friday, 26 Jul, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2708 to 2722 – Virtuals, Earthcaches and Survey Monuments going South

It was time for my annual camping trip to Norfolk (see caches 52-59, 620-630, 1299-1303 and 1912-1941 for previous years) and I was wanting my drive down to be a little more interesting than just …

Caches No’s 2706 & 2707 – Saturday Evening at Bolton Abbey
Saturday, 20 Jul, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2706 & 2707 – Saturday Evening at Bolton Abbey

Saturday evening and I hadn’t found a cache for a week – well there are hardly any to find locally and it had been too hot to venture far from the cool indoor shade !
So …

Caches No’s 2658 to 2705 – The York Mega Series II Northern Loop
Sunday, 14 Jul, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2658 to 2705 – The York Mega Series II Northern Loop

Through the power of Facebook I had arranged to meet Team MX and anyone else interested in the village of Terrington to do the Northern Loop of the York Mega Series II. The York Mega …

Caches No’s 2655 to 2657 – Don’t Sign on the Dotted Line
Sunday, 14 Jul, 2013 – 23:58 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2655 to 2657 – Don’t Sign on the Dotted Line

There was little doubt that when I did the Cachiversary challenge the cache I found most interested in was the YOSM, there was something entertaining about finding a location where there was no cache to …

Cache No. 2654 – GC4A2AJ Not Very Illuminating
Saturday, 13 Jul, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 2654 – GC4A2AJ Not Very Illuminating

13th July 2013 – GG65 #3 – Not Very Illuminating! GC4A2AJ – cache #2654
Saturday morning and in my efforts to keep plugging away at those blank dates I decided that while out shopping I would …

Caches No’s 2648 to 2653 – Three FTF’s and more
Monday, 8 Jul, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2648 to 2653 – Three FTF’s and more

Strange thing for me, being First to Find a cache, for one thing I only get email notifications of caches up to 10 miles from home, and as I live in a place where the …

Caches No’s 2628 to 2647 – A Month of Caching
Saturday, 6 Jul, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2628 to 2647 – A Month of Caching

The caching streak was still going, just needed another week to make a month of consecutive caching days… and to tell the truth caching every day quickly becomes a habit and takes over your life, …

Caches No 2611 to 2627 – Streaking to the end of June
Sunday, 30 Jun, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No 2611 to 2627 – Streaking to the end of June

Ten consecutive days caching… I was on a roll ! There are challenge caches that require doing a full month (31 days) consecutive to be able to claim… could I stretch my streak for another …

Caches No’s 2601 to 2610 – A Caching Streak ?
Saturday, 15 Jun, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2601 to 2610 – A Caching Streak ?

Another thing that Cachers talk about is the length of their caching ‘streak’, that is the number of consecutive days on which they have found a Geocache… some people do a full year, some much …

Caches No’s 2595 to 2600 – Onwards to 2600 !
Saturday, 8 Jun, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2595 to 2600 – Onwards to 2600 !

The thing about going to events is that you get inspired to go a bit out of your comfort zone to find caches, I chatted a lot at the event to people who go miles …

Caches No’s 2574 to 2594 – A Cachiversary Challenge
Sunday, 2 Jun, 2013 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 2574 to 2594 – A Cachiversary Challenge

Cachiversary ? is that a useable term for your caching anniversary ? It’s the one I use anyway. I found my first Geocache on 30th May 2009 and in previous years to mark my cachiversary …