Colourful slippers in the souk, Marrakech

Geocaching Around the World – Morocco

It's hard to believe we're on our way home, after our last stop in Morocco. One month, eleven countries (12 if you count Tibet, 14 if you include 2 technical stops), eleven UNESCO World Heritage Sites, five continents (six including the technical stops) 62,028 km via plane, 462 km via bus and 82 km via …

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Petra "Treasury"

Geocaching Around the World – Jordan

This is where our Around the World expedition with National Geographic departed from the published itinerary. Due to protests and violence in Egypt beginning earlier this year, the time we would otherwise have spent in Luxor and Cairo was redirected to Jordan, specifically Petra. As a result, on February 23, we flew into Aqaba on …

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Guinea fowl

Geocaching Around the World – Tanzania

Thanks to a strong tail wind, our flight from Agra, India landed a half hour early at Kilimanjaro International Airport in Tanzania. After clearing customs, the GeoKs split up: Mr. GeoK and Oldest GeoKid boarded a 37 minute flight to the Ngorongoro Conservation Area, while Mrs. GeoK and Youngest GeoKid flew just over an hour …

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Youngest GeoKid reflects on our geocaching success at Taj Mahal

Geocaching Around the World – India

We landed at the Agra military airport very late in the afternoon yesterday, so our buses entered the madness of Friday evening rush hour in India. The driving here is beyond any pre-conception – you can drive anywhere there’s an opening! Tractors, horses, bicycles, motorcycles, tuk-tuks, buses, trucks and cars vie for every sliver of …

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