The Joy of Geocaching: How to Find Health, Happiness and Creative Energy Through a Worldwide Treasure Hunt

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Linden Publishing, Apr 1, 2010 - Computers - 224 pages
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Describing the exciting and adventurous world surrounding geocaching--a worldwide hunt in which treasures are located using global positioning system (GPS) devices--this manual offers an understanding and application of the principles and best practices of the sport as well as information on the different types of caches and competitions. With rich illustrations complementing secrets culled from experts, this resource gives participants with basic knowledge new skills for enhancing their experience and provides a visual montage of the different kinds of spots hobbyists can expect to find in the field. Additionally, the dozens of interviews from dedicated geocachers exhibit how the pursuit of hidden treasures has helped people heal frayed marriages and establish new friendships--and even saved lives.
 

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A great book for anyone with an interest in geocaching. Read full review

Contents

The Joy of Geocaching
1
Preparing to Geocache
19
In the Field
67
Taming Technology
145
Beyond the Game
199
Appendices
223
Acknowledgments
245
Index
249
About the Authors
261
Back Cover
265
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Paul Gillin is an award-winning writer and a content marketing consultant who specializes in technology and new media. He has written numerous articles for leading technology publications and travels the country as a speaker on social media and optimizing online channels as marketing tools. He is the author of The New Influencers and Secrets of Social Media Marketing. Dana Gillin is an editor and a website builder with a background in technology and business. The former editor at TechTarget, she launched the company’s successful Expert Answer Center website. They live in Framingham, Massachusetts.

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