Dan Q couldn’t find GC8Z1EE Church Micro 13671…Cropredy ⛪️

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Think the bench must be inside the marquee pictured, based on the coordinates. I got my festival breakfast in the yesterday but didn’t think to look for the bench – whoops! All sealed up this morning as the festival campers have a post-party lie in and Cropredy life begins to pivot back towards normal. Never mind!

An enclosed tempory gazebo with a tentlike covering, at the foot of a stone church tower.

Map of 52.116383,-1.316867

Dan Q found GC9GK2V Mr Impossible

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Finding the cache while avoiding strange looks from the boaters using the lock was relatively easy: I just sat down and did some stretches to give me an excuse to peep into the likely hiding places. Retrieving it while in stealth mode was harder, but luckily I’m wearing laced shoes. TFTC!

Map of 52.126777,-1.3123

Dan Q found GC9GGK7 Little Miss Sunshine

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Like other recent finders, I’m here for the festival. Unlike some of them, though, I’ve had the foresight to come out shortly after dawn after the last night of music to be able to walk and cache without the crowds!

An easy find – I almost stood on tree cache while reaching deeper than I needed to into my first assumption about its hiding place! Love finding proper-sized caches in sensible hiding places like this: not those endless micro-in-a-hedge affairs you sometimes see. TFTC!

Map of 52.119634,-1.313245

Dan Q found GC9H105 Mr Nonsense

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While free rest of the festival nursed their hangovers or simply enjoyed a much-needed lie-in after staying up late singing “Meet on the Ledge”, I got up early and came out for a walk. And, I figured, given the relative quiet of the canalside for the first time in a few days, an opportunity to find a geocache or two.

Comong among the road from the East – where I’ve camped – at first I was stumped as to where this could be hidden. As soon as I changed to a different path I immediately worked out where to look. TFTC!

Dan, wearing a rainbow-striped bandan, waves to the camera from a rural canal towpath.

Map of 52.115022,-1.316039

Dan Q couldn’t find GC8MZ4G Don’t Bate Me Up

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No luck for me here. Hunted around the obvious host but even with the hint I wasn’t seeing success. Turned on my ANT gear to try to find the Chirp but couldn’t pick up anything: does this cache actually have a beacon, per its attributes? If so, it’s probably missing ‘cos I couldn’t pick it up.

Also, very disappointed that a previous visitor took it upon themselves to vandalise the GZ with graffiti (pictured). Boo!

Graffiti in marker pen, reading "where's the cache?"

Map of 51.604667,-1.23935

Dan Q couldn’t find GC3WYMN Tactically Clever Placing

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Solved the puzzle long ago – helps that I have a Universal Drive for Perfection and know my numbers. But came by the GZ today and had no luck. Hunted in and around the obvious candidate – my shoelaces must be super loose! – and then its two friends without success. Maybe I’ll revisit when it’s less busy here.

Map of 51.78785,-1.488283

Dan Q found GC7RN72 #33 D.J.F. – Moana

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Stared at its excellent camouflage for a while before realising what this was! Paddled down by inflatable canoe (picture attached) and landed right by here. Thought to check for local caches as we deflated the boats and was delighted that this one was right here in this picturesque spot! TFTC.

A pair of inflatable yellow canoes approach from the distance along a wide, calm river.

Map of 51.9691,-2.652517

Dan Q performed maintenance for GC8W7QW Forgotten Bridge

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Routine maintenance visit. Came in via the path through the field to the North (pictured) which was pretty challenging because the “path” is almost as deep in vegetation as the cornfield that straddles it! Gloriously hot today, and the elder tree at the GZ smells lush!

Pleased to see a log entry from March by some picknickers who found the cache by accident. Delightful!

Cache remains in fine condition and ready to be found!

Dan, in a black t-shirt with "never without art" written on it, waves to the camera. He's standing in a cornfield, but the "path" that cuts diagonally through it is filled with plants to a similar height as the corn, making it hard to pass.

Map of 51.7652,-1.390367