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The Hills have Trees 2 – Return to Hemel

In August 2013 Hemel Hempstead was voted the ugliest town in the UK! Now I realise that being blind, I am not very qualified to dispute this fact, nevertheless I think that is a load of tosh. Admittedly we have … Continue reading

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Opening geocache locations in Navigon

The following explains a method to enable you to quickly and easily open the location of a geocache in Navigon so that you can use the turn by turn navigation system to get you to the cache. For this to … Continue reading

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Loading Geocaches onto a Nissan Connect Navigation system

You know when you have an idea and think that there has to be a way to do something. You think that if you were logical enough to think what a good idea something would be that someone must have … Continue reading

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Can a Blind Person Geocache part 2

Following on from my previous blog entry dated June 20th, https://washknight.wordpress.com/2013/06/20/can-a-blind-person-geocache/, , I feel and updated is warranted. Today I found my first ever cache completely on my own. From locating it on geocaching.com to leaving the house and walking … Continue reading

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Caching and Dashing around Bushy

Today we when geocaching in the car. Caches get placed in all sorts of places not just on country walks and in parks, some are right under your nose as you are walking down the street. Some are placed in … Continue reading

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A Must-have iPhone app for Blind Geocachers

The iPhone Geocaching app is a great tool for the geocacher and Groundspeak have obviously put a lot of effort into ensuring that it integrates with the accessibility features of the phone. So often app developers ignore Apple’s guidelines on … Continue reading

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Geocaching in Mill Hill

The plan today was to head over to Mill Hill to tackle a small series of caches in a circular walk around the Mote Mount open space. Legend has it that a long time ago a landlady of a pub … Continue reading

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Can a Blind Person Geocache?

Well the short answer to this question is yes. But I suppose before I get into the nitty gritty a bit more I should explain what geocaching is and how I became involved in it. Geocaching is like treasure hunting … Continue reading

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