Category Archive: Adventure

Aug 28

Quadcopter Training Day Four – JJRC H8C

It has been four days now since I started messing around with quadcopter and I think I am doing very well.  I am no longer crashing into the ground and I am able to control the drone much better.  I am able to fly at high altitudes and even perform 360 degree flips with the …

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Aug 25

Quadcopter Training Day Two – JJRC H8C

So I have decided to start messing around with Quadcopter drones cause I really enjoy the videos I see others making. It gives me the feeling that I can actually fly! The wife has seen me eyeing an expensive one at the Ramstein PX and to my surprise she told me to go ahead and …

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Jul 03

Top Secret Lost Place – Sankt Martin Bunker

Yesterday Sabine and I attended the Cave St. Martin Geocaching Event Cache where were took a tour of a Cold War Bunker which is now a “Lost Place”. The location is actually a bunker that was intended to be a Top Secret military communications bunker which was built by NATO during the Cold War. Construction began …

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May 29

Completed the Geocaching 81 Matrix!

I finally finished the 81 Matrix by finding a cache at an almost 800 year old castle and had to climb into the hole they used as a toilet back in the 13th century. Here is my log: http://coord.info/GLN4J0FT. To complete this matrix you must find at least one cache for each Geocache Difficulty and Terrain …

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Apr 03

Geocaching in the Schächelwald

Today Sabine and I  did some Geocaching to get do our daily walk and I found a small Power Trail called the Schächel which is short for Schächelwald. The trail was about four kilometers long and consisted of eight Traditional Caches, one Multi-Cache, and one bonus Mystery cache. The walk was very slow, about 36 minutes per mile …

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Mar 28

Geierlay Suspension Bridge – Germany’s Longest Walking Suspension Bridge

Today Sabine and I visited the Geirlay Hängeseilbrücke (Suspension Bridge) in Mörsdorf Germany which is the longest walking suspension bridge in Germany.  Travelling by car takes about 1 1/2 hour from Hütschenhausen following Autobahn 62 to Birkenfeld and then Landstrasse 269 to Landstrasse 327 to Hahn and then Landstrasse 421 to Kappel where you get back on …

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May 10

Kindsbach Bunker Geocaching Event – 9 May 2015

Yesterday Sabine and I took a tour through the bunker at Kindsbach Germany, which is small town near us, during a Geocaching Event.  Kindsbach is between Landstuhl and Einsedlerhof Germany. “Close to Ramstein was the site of Air Defense Operations Center (ADOC) – Kindsbach, AKA ‘Kindsbach Cave’ – the site of Europe’s underground combat operations …

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Apr 25

My First Terrain Level Five (T5) Rappelling Geocache. May 2012

WOW!! It is so amazing to go back and look at some of my old Geocaching videos.  This one is of the first Terrain 5 Geocache where I had to rappel down a 50 foot cliff to get to the logbook.  I can’t believe how long it took me to get started and arrive at the …

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