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

Caches No’s 4461 to 4464 – Three More Events
Sun, 1/10/17 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4461 to 4464 – Three More Events

After the Devon Mega things got back to normal, no caching trips, just events.

Caches No’s 4443 to 4460 – Mega and Out, Devon Mega part 5
Mon, 7/08/17 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4443 to 4460 – Mega and Out, Devon Mega part 5

The main event, Mega day itself, and it was dry and sunny and a lovely day. There were two focal points for the proceedings, the Marquee at the campsite where all prior events had taken …

Caches No’s 4421 to 4442 -Devon Mega Part 4
Fri, 4/08/17 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4421 to 4442 -Devon Mega Part 4

2017 Mega Day 5
Beer… a seaside village in Devon, only a few miles away from the Bicton Mega site, and you have to think that the event name ‘Swimming in Beer’ was thought of before …

Caches No’s 4409 to 4420 – Westward Ho !, Devon Mega Pt 3
Thu, 3/08/17 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4409 to 4420 – Westward Ho !, Devon Mega Pt 3

2017 Mega, Day 4
Longest drive of the week (well apart from the journey home from the Mega) 70 miles from the South Devon coast to the North Devon coast. Unsurprisingly this was the least supported …

Caches No’s 4388 to 4408 – The War Horse Ramble, Devon Mega Pt 2
Wed, 2/08/17 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4388 to 4408 – The War Horse Ramble, Devon Mega Pt 2

2017 Mega, Day 3
Parsonage Farm just outside Iddesleigh on Dartmoor is the farm around which the book War Horse by Michael Morpurgo was set, and the daytime activity for the Wednesday of Mega Week was …

Caches No’s 4375 to 4387 – The 2017 Devon Mega, Pt 1
Tue, 1/08/17 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4375 to 4387 – The 2017 Devon Mega, Pt 1

I don’t go camping at geocaching event’s – when there are nice hotels nearby, for the Kent Mega I stayed in the Premier Inn and for Peebles I stopped in the local pub !
On this …

Caches No’s 4351 to 4374 – Cheesy Pirates
Sun, 30/07/17 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4351 to 4374 – Cheesy Pirates

Piratemania, I have been a couple of times in the past, (2015 – cache 3733 and 2016 cache 4069) but only for single day visits. This year as part of the trip to the Mega …

Caches No’s 4345 to 4350 – More Events Mainly
Fri, 21/07/17 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4345 to 4350 – More Events Mainly

Events, 2017 continues with my caching being mainly limited to events or caches at / on the way to events.
The next of these was World Wide Flash Mob Day… I’ve been to many of these, …

Caches No’s 4307 to 4344 – Paws For Thought
Sun, 28/05/17 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4307 to 4344 – Paws For Thought

The Caley Cache Fest organisers had set up a puzzle series – the PAWS Series, and published them a few weeks before the even to give people chance to find them, I had a fun …

Caches No’s 4285 to 4306 – Caledonian Cache Fest Part 1
Sat, 27/05/17 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4285 to 4306 – Caledonian Cache Fest Part 1

SO, without YOSM’s to detour me from the boring direct roads from ‘a’ to ‘b’ I had to think of something else to do on my way up to Scotland for ‘The Caledonian Cache Fest’, …

Caches No’s 4271 to 4284 – Kent Mega 2017 Part 3
Mon, 1/05/17 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4271 to 4284 – Kent Mega 2017 Part 3

And so Monday dawned and it was time to drive the 200 and odd miles home again, I had a route planned that took in a few more YOSM’s – as there was now only …

Caches No’s 4237 to 4269 – KM17 Pt 2, The Longest Day
Sun, 30/04/17 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 4237 to 4269 – KM17 Pt 2, The Longest Day

The first Kent Mega was held on a Sunday, which was good in one way in that we didn’t have to take a day off work (Drive down Saturday, Event on Sunday, Drive home Bank …