From the bloggers at Roadtreking.
Call it treasure hunting or its more technical name, geocaching – either way it’s a fun way many RVers are exploring new places around the world or even in their own neighborhoods.
Now when we say “treasure” hunting, let’s be clear: Geocaches are not really worth anything, except bragging rights. Typically, the caches are a trinket, found in a small container sometimes, hidden in out of the way places. There is also usually a logbook with a pen and pencil. The geocacher enters the date they found it and signs it with their established code name. After signing the log, the cache must be placed back exactly where the person found it.
Larger containers such as plastic storage containers can also contain items for trading, usually miniature toys or curios of little financial value, although sometimes they are sentimental.
The fun is in the hunt, solving clues to their locations, figuring out just where they may be. Along the way, you get a pretty good tour of the area you happen to be searching, often getting a feel and an appreciation for the area you’d miss without your up-close geocaching exploration.
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