Geocaching, A Beginning

Have you heard of Geocaching? If you have a GPS device, you could even participate! According to geocaching.com, geocaching is,

Geocaching is a high-tech treasure hunting game played throughout the world by adventure seekers equipped with GPS devices. The basic idea is to locate hidden containers, called geocaches, outdoors and then share your experiences online. Geocaching is enjoyed by people from all age groups, with a strong sense of community and support for the environment.


Sound like fun? I thought so. Last night I found my first Geocache at N 40° 21.338 W 94° 53.816. Do you know where that is? No? Huh… Well, if you’re in Maryville, you probably don’t know you do know where it is! :) After finding my first cache, I rode my bike a while and saw both the water tower on campus draining, and a SKUNK on campus! Pics are on flickr. (Wordpress is still mangling my pics…)