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Juli 2018

Great Kaskaskia Dragon — Geocache of the Week

19. Juli 2018 // 0 Kommentare

Traditional GCHWFZ by Barronvondobbin Difficulty: 1.5 Terrain: 1.5 Location: Illinois, USA N 38° 58.467 W 089° 07.191 As the quest for thirteen legendary Hidden Creatures enters its final phase, we search the world for the last of the elusive beings. There is quite a stir in the midwest region of the United States where a dragon, who once devoured maidens and guarded his treasure-filled cave, now watches over a sacred Traditional Cache. He may even be a distant cousin of this summer's infamous dragon and could hold the key to finding more creatures of lore. Image by NRL Regarded as one of the longest staring contests known to man or beast, the Great Kaskaskia Dragon stands opposite a knight in freshly painted armor. The dragon plays with gentleman's honor and never blinks, all while donning a dapper top hat. We hope he doesn't realize one of these days that the knight is unmanned and release a fiery blast upon us all! Image by Infinity TeamWhen the top hats come off, the real show begins! In actuality, the Great Kaskaskia Dragon has a nearby business at its beck and call, covering all sacrifice…err…dragon feedings including the fuel that lights the way for any geocacher who stops by. Visitors are bequeathed a golden coin inscribed with the little-known adage, “Dragon fire brings good luck, make a wish” which may be sacrificed to appease the Great Kaskaskia Dragon, resulting in a fiery blaze from his magnificent mouth. Image by LedbettePlease note, you may use the knight as an inhuman shield, but you will have no success coaxing him for the cache container. Only when you politely request an audience with The Great Kaskaskia will you be free to search within his scaled, metal body for the modest micro container. May the luck of the dragon's fire be with you all in the final quest for this geocache and all other Hidden Creatures! Geocaches of the Week on the Geocaching blog. If you would like to nominate a Geocache of the Week, fill out this form. [...]

Kräftige Schauer und Gewitter am Freitag und Samstag

18. Juli 2018 // 0 Kommentare

Derzeit liegen wir bereits in einer etwas feuchteren Luft, in der auch gerne mal Schauer und Gewitter entstehen. Am Freitag, 20. Juli, und Samstag, 21. Juli, stehen dann verbreiteter Gewitter auf dem Plan.Mehr dazu: https://www.unwetter24.net/2018/07/18/kraeftige-schauer-und-gewitter-am-freitag-und-samstag/ [...]

Feelin’ groovy? Fall CITO Week is 2 months away!

18. Juli 2018 // 0 Kommentare

Grab your denim jacket, a pair of garden gloves, and get your CITO on. Fall Cache In Trash Out® (CITO) Week is Saturday, September 15 through Sunday, September 23. Geocachers, that means you have 2 months to plan an event, enhance our Earth, and earn that prized CITO souvenir! Start planning [...]

Last chance! Collect all 13 Hidden Creatures

18. Juli 2018 // 0 Kommentare

The mountains are calling and you must go. Your final exploration location requires a set of strong legs and endurance. This mighty batch of creatures includes a grumpy Troll, a cool Yeti, and a ferocious Dragon. Do you have what it takes to track them all down? Now through July 25, find geocaches or attend events to confirm sightings of 13 Hidden Creatures and earn new souvenirs as you discover them! Check your progress [...]

Ritual geht weiter: Eine Hitzewelle nach der anderen

16. Juli 2018 // 0 Kommentare

Wir kennen es bereits von den vergangenen Wochen: Fast täglich Hitze und nur kurze kühlere Phasen. Und so geht es in den kommen Tagen und Wochen auch weiter.Mehr dazu: https://www.unwetter24.net/2018/07/16/ritual-geht-weiter-eine-hitzewelle-nach-der-anderen/ [...]

Das Wetter zum großen WM-Finale

15. Juli 2018 // 0 Kommentare

Am Sonntag, 15. Juli, steht das große Finale der Fußball-WM 2018 an. In Sachen Wetter gibt es dabei sehr warme bis heiße Temperaturen, aber auch einzelne Schönheitsfehler.Mehr dazu: https://www.unwetter24.net/2018/07/14/das-wetter-zum-grossen-wm-finale/ [...]

Request a Treasure X trackable and be a part of a treasure hunt like no other

13. Juli 2018 // 0 Kommentare

X marks the spot for a hunt like no other! This summer, search for REAL Gold dipped treasure with one of the Treasure X heroes. Goldcrown, Gold-Fin, Goldblade, or Pharaoh Loot Loot trackables are ready for their treasure hunts, but they need your help to get started! Request a Treasure X trackable at geocaching.com/treasurex and share photos of your adventures with #TreasureXgeo. About the new and exciting scavenger hunt toy, Treasure X: Search for REAL Gold dipped treasure through 10 levels of adventure! Treasure X is the ultimate surprise-reveal collectible with a multi layered reveal process, cool figures, and the chance to find REAL treasure! Rip, Fizz and Chip away to reveal the layers and discover the secrets hidden within! Will you be the hero that finds the REAL gold or will you end up with the booby prize?! Unbox the Adventure Pack and journey through each level to find a collectible figure and possibly even uncover the greatest treasure – REAL GOLD! [...]

Feuchte Hitze sorgt für Schauer und Gewitter

13. Juli 2018 // 0 Kommentare

Im Gegensatz zu der vergangenen Hitzewelle haben wir es diesmal mit einer feuchten Hitzewelle zu tun. Dabei sind wolkenlose Tage nahezu ausgeschlossen. Hier und da kann es zudem immer mal wieder ein Schauer oder ein Gewitter geben.Mehr dazu: https://www.unwetter24.net/2018/07/12/feuchte-hitze-sorgt-fuer-schauer-und-gewitter/ [...]

Vergissmeinnicht – Geocache of the Week

12. Juli 2018 // 0 Kommentare

Multi-Cache GC6Z4NP by DiePastorentöchter Difficulty: 4 Terrain: 3 Location: Niedersachsen, Germany N 52° 28.379′ E 007° 33.964′ Cache owners are the cornerstone of geocaching and many of them spend a lot of time, energy, and money to create memorable caches for the geocaching community. Some cache owners may even rent an entire house and turn it into a Multi-Cache which everyone who visits it will never forget. Vergissmeinnicht tells the story of Wilhelm, a scientist who is obsessed with building a time machine. After a few failed attempts (one of them leading to the untimely demise of a wiener dog) Wilhelm and his friends, Conrad and Carl Eduard, are ready for another promising test. And while everything looks good at the beginning, a catastrophic failure causes the electricity which powers the time machine to short circuit and go out with a loud bang. Wilhelm was gone — but where in time did he end up? His story is re-discovered when you, the cacher, find a letter from Wilhelm to his lover Sophie, in which he asks her to return to his house, restart the time machine, and set things right. He left clues within the house to help you figure out how to reactivate the time machine and bring Wilhelm back. DiePastorentöchter is a team of six geocachers who found an abandoned house and immediately thought it was a great place to design an elaborate Multi-Cache. They rented the property and developed the background story so the cache had a central theme. Each room was decorated in a different way and contains different challenges for cachers to solve. It took about a year to build everything before the cache was available to the public and the cache owners are still making small refinements to enhance the experience. The cache is designed for a group of three cachers with a maximum of four at the same time, and takes four to six hours to complete. It has accumulated over 1100 Favorite points and is so popular that a reservation is required. Currently, there are no open spots until summer 2020. What is the most impressive geocache that you have found? Continue to explore some of the most amazing geocaches around the world. Check out all of the Geocaches of the Week on the Geocaching blog. If you would like to nominate a Geocache of the Week, fill out this form. [...]

Trend: Hitze schlägt wieder voll zu

12. Juli 2018 // 0 Kommentare

Nach der kurzen kühleren Phase mit einigen Schauern und Gewittern steht nun wieder eine Hitzewelle an. Diese wird allerdings etwas anders, als die letzte…Mehr dazu: https://www.unwetter24.net/2018/07/11/trend-hitze-schlaegt-wieder-voll-zu/ [...]

WM-Wetter: Kroatien gegen England

11. Juli 2018 // 0 Kommentare

Am Mittwoch, 11. Juli, geht es zum zweiten Spiel des Halbfinales wieder bergauf mit den Temperaturen. Jedoch ist in Sachen Schauer und Gewitter noch mehr los, als am heutigen Dienstag.Mehr dazu: https://www.unwetter24.net/2018/07/10/wm-wetter-kroatien-gegen-england/ [...]

The world wide search for Hidden Creatures continues

11. Juli 2018 // 0 Kommentare

Once said to be folklore and myth, the legends of the desert have proven to be more than a mirage. While geocaching through a landscape of sand, harsh sunlight, and tumbleweed, you will have to look sharp to find evidence of the creatures in the desert. There is still time to confirm a sighting of the regal Sphinx, the legendary Gryphon, and the elusive Phoenix! Now until July 25, travel to the ends of the Earth to confirm sightings of the 13 Hidden Creatures. Find geocaches or attend events to earn souvenirs of the Hidden Creatures! Check your progress [...]
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