Geo-stats

Browsing the inter-web today, I stumbled upon a site Project GC, that generates statistics using information drawn from the official geocaching website. The official site gives very basic statistics for basic members, reserving the more complex numbers for the premium (paying) members. This site was happy to generate statistics for me….the stats were current as…

The mystery of Kibble Park

As I have previously blogged (‘Starting and Finishing Puzzles’) the geo-family and I had already gathered our answers for a mystery cache in Kibble Park, although a little ambiguity and one missing answer was making it difficult for me to narrow down the final coordinates. I chatted with the geo-bro about what I had come…

Hyde’s in the Big Smoke

Today I travelled to the Sydney CBD for a speaking engagement. once my presentation was through I began to walk toward the nearest station. Checking c:geo for any nearby caches (I couldn’t let the opportunity for a city cache go!) I found a couple in Hyde Park, exactly where I was headed. While I walked…

Park and Grab

The term ‘Park and Grab’ is used as an attribute (feature) for some geocaches, particularly in urban environments. A park and grab cache is (or should be) exactly as it sounds…you are able to park quite close to GZ, and it shouldn’t take long to find. Some include the attribute in the office GC listing,…

Creative Caches, a Nifty Nano, and Missing Micros

This morning Jen headed into work with Sum in tow, and Jorjy had a play date planned, leaving me with a couple of hours to myself…without hesitation I headed off to grab a few caches (hopefully!). Knowing I have limited options left on the Peninsula (aka The Woys), I headed in the opposite direction, to…

Starting and Finishing Puzzles

The weather over the past few days has been too wonderful not to spend time at the beaches and the like with the family, and with all our local beach caches collected, I didn’t have much opportunity for geocaching. That is until we decided to take the girls over to Terrigal for chip sambos (a…