Heading for 5000
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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

Tenerife – Thursday
Mon, 28/09/09 – 23:57 | No Comment
Tenerife – Thursday

We got up late on Thursday morning and  were just going to go out for some breakfast with Adam when he called up to say that Dave had collapsed inside the bathroom… fortunately he was …

WASH 2006
Mon, 28/09/09 – 20:07 | One Comment
WASH 2006

The biggest change in the twenty-odd years I have been going to Searles happened in 2006… They swapped the toilets over !  The Ladies toilet had become the Gents and the old Gents had become …

Caches Nos. 125 to 144 – The Eccup Challenge
Sun, 27/09/09 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches Nos. 125 to 144 – The Eccup Challenge

A few miles away from where I live is the tiny village of Eccup, notable for really only one thing – giving it’s name to a reservoir. There are fotpaths all around the reservoir and …

Tenerife – Wednesday
Sun, 27/09/09 – 23:44 | One Comment
Tenerife – Wednesday

Wednesday was the daytime highlight of the week, the Siam Water Park. The Siam Park is the biggest and brightest water park on Tenerife and has some of the biggest and best slides in Europe.
After …

WASH 2005
Sun, 27/09/09 – 9:29 | No Comment
WASH 2005

Big changes at Searles for 2005 – the carpark in front of the venue was gone and the whole area roofed, right over to the reception building to form the new Plaza – also a …

Tenerife – Tuesday
Sat, 26/09/09 – 23:28 | No Comment
Tenerife – Tuesday

Tuesday morning and loads of the group were getting up to go on an Island tour. I seem to remember the bus left at 8:30 or some ridiculous time like that.  Having been to Tenerife …

WASH 2004
Sat, 26/09/09 – 20:08 | No Comment
WASH 2004

Attendance at WASH had been gradually dropping from the sell out days of the early and mid 90’s, the twentyfirst WASH actually had fewer people than the first, but we were there to celebrate the …

Tenerife – Monday
Fri, 25/09/09 – 23:19 | No Comment
Tenerife – Monday

Another late morning start to the day… well we were on Holiday !
11:30 ish Mark and I went out to a local place and had the full English breakfast with beer, (well I had diet …

Tenerife – Sunday
Thu, 24/09/09 – 23:07 | No Comment
Tenerife – Sunday

Sunday was a quiet day, we didn’t do a right lot in the morning, after we got up we sat on the hotel balcony and watched the world go by. Mark and I had a …

WASH 2003
Thu, 24/09/09 – 18:51 | No Comment
WASH 2003

The 20th WASH saw the return of the film show at the Princess Theatre, even though it was a film that many people had already seen it got a good crowd… the Theatre had been …

Tenerife – Saturday
Wed, 23/09/09 – 22:52 | No Comment
Tenerife – Saturday

Saturday morning started with the local tourist Rep coming and giving us the ‘Welcome Meeting’ – I don’t think she was quite prepared for a meeting with an audience of 28 people – all of …

Tenerife – Friday
Tue, 22/09/09 – 22:23 | No Comment
Tenerife – Friday

It’s strange that I had to leave home at 9.00 to get a flight at 2:45, well I had to drive to Birmingham Airport… in fact I had drive right past Birmingham Airport to go …