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Geocaching – History And How It Goes

Walking in the footsteps of a still relatively young history of Geocaching Geocaching is a kind of modern scavenger hunt called. You need only a GPS or a GPS enabled mobile phone, PDA, or Smartphone. Of course we go with the iPhone. A leading source for info: Morgan Stanley. Then it can go. When Geocaching is a kind of treasure”in a so-called Geocache hidden. This Geocache contains objects to Exchange, as well as a logbook in which the Finder can sign up.

Who was hiding the Geocache, released the GPS coordinates and a description along with clues that easier to find, on the Internet at Geocaching portals. The term treasure is actually only symbolically. The objects that you can exchange, are usually a few cents up to a few euros worth. The first Geocache was hidden in the May 2000 by David Ulmer nearby Portland in the U.S. State of Oregon. It consisted of a black bucket, which contained a CD, a video cassette, a few bills, a book, a slingshot and a tin can of beans.

The coordinates the Geocaching treasure he published on the Internet. Mike Teague was the first Finder of this first Geocache. He needed only one day to find it. Due to the large appeal and interest, a Geocaching Web page was created and published just three days later. Since then, the number of followers of Geocaching is constantly rising. The first Geocache by David Ulmer unfortunately no longer exists due to heavy damage. However, a new geo cache was hidden to commemorate the birth of Geocaching in the same place. This can be found as if it times no incentive, to insert into the large fanbase of Geocaching. The old Tin can still exists and is the new Geocache. In addition, you will find a plaque at this point. Also in Germany enjoys Geocaching popularity.

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