25647RE: [CentralTexasGeocachers] Re: Surreal
- Apr 14 7:16 AM
That is so cool. Maybe you and Barbara should consider setting up a “travelogue” event where you can show photos and tell stories about your travels. I sure would like to hear more!
Mrs. Captain Picard
From: CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com [mailto: CentralTexasGeocachers@yahoogroups.com ] On Behalf Of Mike
Sent: Monday, April 14, 2008 9:13 AM
Subject: [CentralTexasGeocachers] Re: Surreal
Just got home late last night, will log this some time today. LOT 'S of
emails to catch up with first...
It was the most magnificent location for a cache you can possibly
imagine and it was stunning to find that empty log book! :-)
As MB said it was totally surreal to be looking for a cache at Machu
Picchu that had been hidden by a friend in Austin . Our guide got very
excited about it too.
Great cache Barbara!
We didn't cache too much - just three caches in Peru and a couple in
Ecuador and the Galapagos - just enough to log one in each place. The
virtual cache on the equator was very interesting as it turned out
that not only the official monument (which is known to be in the wrong
spot) but also the new museum supposedly built on the equator were
both more than 100m off. Our Ecuador guide was really interested in
that so we went off and marked the real equator so he would know where
it was. Turned out to be in the road outside the front of the museum.
Our driver sat in the van and laughed at the 'loco' tourists and the
guide trying to get a photo of a GPS with all zeroes in the rain in
the middle of a busy highway. Yikes! We got the photo though! :-)
> _____On Behalf Of Barbara
> From: CentralTexasGeocach ers@yahoogroups. com
> [mailto:CentralTexasGeocach ers@yahoogroups. com]
> Sent: Wednesday, April 02, 2008 7:55 AMmoutain
> To: CentralTexasGeocach ers@yahoogroups. com
> Subject: Re: [CentralTexasGeocac hers] Surreal
> I'm still waiting for him to log the find! BUT, he did go visit the
> TWICE to find it! Maybe emmy-n-sapphie will be STF?w:st="on"> Peru ) in January. It's called " Para Emmy-n-
> B (GiGi and JoJo)
> emmy_n_sapphie <mbb2001@... > wrote:
> Beacuse Pat has always wanted to go there, Barbara (GiGI) hid a cache
> for Pat in Machu Picchu (
> Sapphie" (GC19941). It finally got published March 20th, and I justgot
> an email from Mike (Lignumaqua) that he was FTF on it yesterday! So an<http://us.rd. yahoo.com/ evt=47523/ *http://tc. deals.yahoo. com/tc/blockbust er/
> Austin cacher hid a cache for another Austin cacher in January & a
> third Austin cacher was FTF on it in April even though the cache is
> 3,232 miles from Austin! Surreal.
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