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Fun with GorillaPod

We needed to take an author photo for the book,so we decided to do it this weekend while we were geocaching in Vermont.  We didn’t have a professional photographer handy,but we did have Dana’s wonderful Panasonic Lumix and a nifty portable tripod called the Gorillapod.  Here’s the result (note the GPSr units).

The Joy of Geocaching Now on Scribd!

You can now view and download the uncorrected manuscript of The Joy of Geocaching on Scribd! Flip through the pages on the viewer below,register your ratings and comments on Scribd and post your comments below.

Joy of Geocaching Uncorrected Manuscript

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Joy of Geocaching Proof Now Available For Download

The Joy of Geocaching is at the publisher’s,but you can get an electronic copy right now. Just click on this link to download an uncorrected draft.

Please note that this is an uncorrected version,meaning  it’s got typos,punctuation mistakes,images out of alignment and all sorts of other issues. It’s also missing a [...]

Shipped!

The Joy of Geocaching shipped to the publisher last night at 8 p.m. EDT after a frantic nine-day writing and editing binge in which Dana and I basically locked ourselves up and wrote for 14 hours a day.

Actually,it would have been easier if we were in one room. The problem was that I [...]

Feedback Needed:Tech Talk – Software Goodies for Geocachers

This is a full draft  chapter from Joy of Geocaching. We need your input! What have me missed? What have we got wrong? What new stories can you contribute? Please comment or e-mail us

This chapter covers several of the most popular and useful geocaching applications,including GSAK,GeoBuddy and Microsoft Streets &Trips. We [...]

Feedback Needed:Bugs,Coins and Other Trackables

This is a full draft  chapter from Joy of Geocaching. We need your input! What have me missed? What have we got wrong? What new stories can you contribute? Please comment or e-mail us

Do you have any good travel bug or geocoin photos you’d like to contribute in exchange for a photo credit? Let [...]

Feedback Needed:The Joy of Geocaching

This is a full draft  chapter from Joy of Geocaching. We need your input! What have me missed? What have we got wrong? What new stories can you contribute? Please comment or e-mail us.

 

 

 

MonkeyBrad was talking with a friend one evening in 2005 about the [...]

Feedback Needed! Finding a Geocache

This is a full draft  chapter from Joy of Geocaching. We need your input! What have me missed? What have we got wrong? What new stories can you contribute? Please note that the section on “evil hides”will be filled out with more information and examples in the chapter on “Hiding a cache,”which we [...]

Feedback Needed! Unwritten Rules

For the benefit of beginning geocachers,we want to include a rundown of unwritten rules of the game. Here’s what we could think of. What are we missing? We’d love your comments.

There are several nuances of geo-caching that aren’t evident to the novice,so let’s go over a few of them here.

Logs. You [...]

Feedback Needed! Geocaching Quick Start

Here’s another section would like feedback on.  We want to include a quick start guide for novice geocachers to help them log a successful first find.  Here’s the advice we came up with.  What you think?  Please comment below.

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If you’ve never gone caching before,here are steps you can take to make sure [...]