The 2018 UK Mega Event
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Back in March last year (March 2015 that is) I was at an event in Harrogate talking to Robin (Harrogate Hunters) and Steve (Mad Yokel) – or rather I was listening to them discussing the …

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Explorer 297

Explorer Map 297 – Lower Wharfedale & Washburn Valley

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Cache No. 3431 – Bug’s Eye View GC56YQ5
Tue, 2/09/14 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 3431 – Bug’s Eye View GC56YQ5

2nd September 2014 – Bug’s Eye View GC56YQ5 – cache # 3431
After a quick shopping trip I went out on to Ilkley moor to find a cache.
You get Bug’s Eye View of my house from …

Cache No. 3430 – Nelson’s View GC3V3FX
Mon, 25/08/14 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 3430 – Nelson’s View GC3V3FX

25th August 2014 – Nelsons’ View GC3V3FX – cache #3430
Another blank date on my geocaching calendar which needed a cache to fill it – and this was it.
I spent the afternoon walking with my sister …

Cache No. 3429 – GC57XA2 – Gateway to Stainburn Moor
Sat, 16/08/14 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 3429 – GC57XA2 – Gateway to Stainburn Moor

16th August 2014 – Gateway to Stainburn Moor GC57XA2 – cache #3429
As the blurb says “International Geocaching Day is celebrated around the world on the third Saturday of August”, so on the 3rd Saturday in …

Cache No. 3428 – GC4VXR8 – The green pole I said!
Tue, 5/08/14 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 3428 – GC4VXR8 – The green pole I said!

I needed to find a cache to fill in a blank date on my caching calendar and as I had a Dental appointment half a mile away this was the cache I went for.
An easy …

Cache No. 3427 – GC59C5R – Bradford’s Souvenir
Mon, 4/08/14 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 3427 – GC59C5R – Bradford’s Souvenir

As not everyone can go to the Mega to get their ‘Socializer’ souvenir for their 7 Souvenirs of August there are many events organised up and down the country in August to allow people to …

Caches No’s 3400 to 3426 – The Way Back Home From Ayr
Sun, 3/08/14 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3400 to 3426 – The Way Back Home From Ayr

The day after the mega we decided that while in Ayr we ought to visit Alloway (an Ayr suburb) and the area’s most famous son… Ayrshire is proud to be the birthplace of Robert Burns, …

Caches No’s 3388 to 3399 – The UK Mega Event 2014 – Ayrshire and Arran
Sat, 2/08/14 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3388 to 3399 – The UK Mega Event 2014 – Ayrshire and Arran

The third UK mega I have been to, the first was cache #2000, the second cache #2750… I suppose I really should have made more of an effort to get this years Mega to be …

Caches No’s 3377 to 3387 – The Seven Souvenirs Of Ayr
Fri, 1/08/14 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3377 to 3387 – The Seven Souvenirs Of Ayr

Last August Geocaching.com came up with this idea of giving you a ‘souvenir’ (basically a virtual sticker on your GC.com profile) for every day in August that you found a cache… this was stupid as …

Cache No. 3376 – The Sixth Full Month
Wed, 30/07/14 – 23:59 | No Comment
Cache No. 3376 – The Sixth Full Month

30th July 2014 – Jack’s Washburn View GC566WK – cache #3376
I needed a cache to fill in the last blank day on my caching calendar, and this was the nearest driveby to home, so became …

Caches No’s 3361 to 3375 – Church Micros North From King’s Lynn
Sun, 27/07/14 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3361 to 3375 – Church Micros North From King’s Lynn

My journey home was planned with 15 Church Micros. The first stop was in the village of Walpole St Peter which also has a YOSM that I had DNF’d on my way home the year …

Caches No’s 3355 to 3360 – Saturday Caches in Downham Market
Sat, 26/07/14 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3355 to 3360 – Saturday Caches in Downham Market

For once the camping weekend in Norfolk was in red hot weather, too hot for doing anything much but sitting around trying to keep cool, but we had to go off and get some food …

Caches No’s 3335 to 3354 – Church Micros South to King’s Lynn
Fri, 25/07/14 – 23:59 | No Comment
Caches No’s 3335 to 3354 – Church Micros South to King’s Lynn

Once again time for my annual camping trip to Norfolk (see caches 52-59, 620-630, 1299-1303, 1912-1941 and 2708-2747 for previous years) Last year to avoid the tedium of traditional drive-by caches I drove down concentrating …