Geocaching for be2camp 2009

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Pecha Kucha for be2camp back in 2009 (be2camp north and london) I think

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Geocaching for be2camp 2009

  1. 1. Geocaching Where you are the Search Engine martin brown be2camp 2009
  2. 2. What is Geocaching? <ul><li>“ High-Tech” Treasure Hunt </li></ul><ul><li>Popular Throughout the World </li></ul><ul><li>Similar to “Orienteering” </li></ul><ul><li>A game where people hide caches and other people attempt to find them using geodetic coordinates (and some simple hints) </li></ul>
  3. 3. Why? <ul><li>Locate Hidden Treasures in Out-of-the-way Places </li></ul><ul><li>Combines maps, web and geo-stuff </li></ul><ul><li>Sharpen Navigation and Tracking Skills </li></ul><ul><li>Discover Unknown Places </li></ul><ul><li>Have Fun! </li></ul>
  4. 4. What do I need <ul><li>Computer (to Identify / Log Caches) </li></ul><ul><li>Hand-held GPS Receiver (to Locate Caches) </li></ul><ul><li>Compass </li></ul><ul><li>Maps/Charts </li></ul><ul><li>Treasure </li></ul><ul><li>Outdoor ‘kit’ </li></ul><ul><li>Sense of adventure </li></ul>
  5. 5. Global
  6. 6. home
  7. 7. Local
  8. 8. Near here
  9. 9. extreme
  10. 10. easy
  11. 11. What am I looking for?
  12. 12. Travel Bugs
  13. 14. night
  14. 15. bike
  15. 16. Second life
  16. 17. “ Geocaching is the sport where you use a multi billion dollar satellite system to find tupperware containers in the middle of the woods.” Space?

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