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Our Latest Pass Time

We have recently gotten hooked our new pass time - Geo Caching. It is cheap, fun and you can do it almost any where. All you need to do is go on geocaching.com, find a cache you want to find and get the coordinates of where it is. We don't have a GPS yet, so we just use our map skills and Google maps with satellite view to find our caches. A cache can be anything from a pretty large container full of different items to a small micro cache that has a magnet on it and a tiny piece of paper rolled up inside for the log. Once you get stated, it is amazing how many there are all around you. So it is sort of like going on a treasure hunt and after you have looked for a while, it is so rewarding to have found it.

Here are some pictures from our latest Geo-caching adventure that we went on yesterday. We had three on our list, but only found two due to time, especially since the second one took us forever to find.
Can you spot the cache?


You had to pull a long, dead branch that was standing up right out of a tree and there is was, on the end.
Wilbert opening up the cache and pulling out the log.

Here is the first one we found. This one was pretty easy.
We hope to keep this up because there are tons of caches on the Island and all over. And it is something that is fun and easy and very family friendly.

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