How many years ago did you hide that little treasure in the garden of your uncles' house? The Geocaching it causes a trend today and it is neither more nor less than that, of hide and seek treasures in version 2.0.
To start playing, you only have to get into your Web page or download your app. Is completely free of charge and, incidentally, addictive!
There are more than 3.000.000 treasures (in this case called "caches") distributed for more than 190 countries. In ibiza, specifically, we have More than 200 And the figure is increasing.
Geocaching is a 100% healthy entertainment that puts your ingenuity and detective skills into operation. An activity to perform alone, as a couple or as a family indistinctly.
Join geocaching in Ibiza!
Do you want to know what geocaching is? It's about a game worldwide in which you must Search or hide "caches." To do this, you must forget about the typical paper maps. In Geocaching they will provide you with coordinates and you will only need the GPS of your phone to find the hiding place.
All caches have a logbook, a type of mini notebook in which you must sign as you found it After that, you can register the find on the web and go for the next one.
It is important that Don't change your location or keep it since the idea is that the next one who finds it can also enjoy and record their finding.
There are hiding places of lesser and greater difficulty and simple and ingenious containers. Some in full nature and others in the most crowded places. In the latter, you will have to put your discretion into practice so as not to be seen by non-players.
Types of caches
Depending on the clues or the treasure itself, there are different kinds of caches:
-Simple cache. It is the simplest. You just have to access the coordinates and look for it.
-Multiple. In this case you are offered various clues that you have to solve until you find a final coordinate that will take you to the treasure.
-Mystery. Before you go hunting for the cache, you will have to solve an enigma.
-Travel bug or geocoin. Also known as the traveling treasure since it is the only one that you can change hiding. To hide a travelbug or geocoin you must acquire a small sheet on the geocaching website that has a kind of serial number. The first one to find it must hide it again in a different location that will be associated with that serial number. Thus, a treasure that was hidden for the first time in Ibiza may end up appearing in Japan, for example.
This interesting game has revealed itself as a Great way to discover cities and special corners. He thinks that the treasure does not have to be something material. In most cases, the prize is to discover a new place, either abroad or in your own city.
Become one more geocacher and recover that beautiful illusion of your childhood to find "the hidden treasure"!