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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Save Your Pennies TB

This is one of the craziest stories I have ever heard! Kim bring you the whole story from her post on February 11th, 2012 on the one and only Snug Harbor Bay! You're going to love this....... 


My "Save Your Pennies" TB is charging across Europe and it's really fun to watch it move from country to country.

This TB has an interesting history so far.  We initially released this TB on Jan. 14, 2010 in cache GC22W1P. A week later, on Jan. 22, 2010, we were caching and found GC15CW9.  Imagine our surprise when we opened the cache and found our own TB?  We snatched it up, travelled around with it and then dropped it into another cache on Feb. 17, 2010.   From there, it got passed from cacher to cache until August 11, 2010 when it got dropped into GC1FAQE in Wisconsin. 

Then it disappeared.  We didn't hear another thing about this TB for over 5 months.  On Jan. 15, 2011 we were at a Geocaching breakfast event  GC2FJGY which was back in Illinois.  I was picking through the TB's on the TB table and I almost fell off my chair when I saw my "Save Your Pennies" TB.  How the heck did it get there?  We took a picture with it and then placed it back on the TB table for it to continue on its journey.

It got picked up by another cacher and traveled around Illinois again until June 6, 2011, when it was placed into another event cache, GC2QDDM.  There it was picked up by cacher Dutchlandian, who was headed to the Netherlands.  On June 15, 2011, my TB landed at GC2NQH0 in The Netherlands.

Since then, it's traveled with various geocachers to Belgium, Germany, Luxembourg, France, back to Belgium, and Hungary.  For over a month now a caching team by the name of Paleoteam has been caching in Belgium, Germany, France, and now Hungary.  They have been kindly dipping it into many caches along the way.  The latest was GC3C873 and Paleoteam was the FTF (first to find) on the cache.  I bet they loved that!

So far my TB has traveled over 7700 miles and is getting a wild tour of Europe.  I love going to some of the cache pages that it's visited and reading about places I'll probably never get to see in person.  It's kind of fun to think about all these great geocachers who are taking the time to move my little TB all over the place. 

Here's a couple of the pictures that have been posted for my TB...




I hope this little TB keeps travelling around and visiting all kinds of neat places.  What a fun journey.



4 comments:

Kim@Snug Harbor said...

UPDATE on this TB - as of today, it's traveled over 22 thousand miles and is currently in an event cache in New Jersey. GC3FAH6. We'll see where it goes from here.

BLOODHOUNDED said...

That's really cool Kim, I love this post!
Thanks for the post and the update!

Ann said...

It would be nice if this TB had it's photograph taken with the currency of each country it lands in, I wonder if it will ever arrive in a Scottish cache ;-)

Kim@Snug Harbor said...

Sadly this TB disappeared once it returned to American soil. Most of my TB's have gone missing and it's so disappointing.

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