Sunday, and that can only mean one thing – another Beastie Meet along the coast.
This time it was a Burnham-on-Crouch, and although the sun was out, it was also very windy! We nearly got blown off the sea wall. I went along with Alistair who is staying for a few days, and we took Geoffrey The Geocacher with us for a walk.
Afterwards, we found a few more around the town, but eventually we were so cold and windswept we decided to come home for tea and cake!
I wanted to avenge the DNF at Burnham-on-Crouch’s Church Micro so today I set off in a determined mood, vowing I must find it! After a few false starts, I eventually sorted it out! Phew!
My next stop was to be Asheldham, to attempt Bean & Sprout’s series around The Pits. I found a couple, but through no fault of theirs, the footpaths in the area became umpossibly impassable, so I gave up after trying to hack my way through. On to plan B!
The tiny village of Dengie which gives the peninsular its name was my next destination – for the old Church Micro there.
I then relocated to Tillingham for more Bean & Sprout hides – some multi boxes including the Village Sign.
The best reward of the day was the final cache at Sprout’s Birthday Cache. It was a monster box bigger than my head filled with goodies – pity I didn’t have anything to swap, so I left the swag where it was.
There was time for a nice little Letterbox hide on the way home, too!
I was back on the Dengie Peninsula again today (there are plenty more caches to tackle in the area), picking up a mixture of Church Micros, puzzles, village signs and any other random caches I was passing.
I finally rounded up enough information to finish off the Multi Church Micro at Mundon (which requires five other specific CM finds before you can work out the co-ords). The weather wasn’t up to much, but I did pass the famously spooky petrified Mundon Oaks.
On the way home I stopped for a quick cache and dash at the festive Happy Christmas hide. I liked the idea here!
I had also crunched the numbers for the final Bolting Round Ulting Bonus cache, which was a great big box hidden in a great big tree!
The cache is a D3, so it was the perfect place to leave this geocoin I picked up a day or two ago – which wants to visit D3 or higher caches. This one also gets plenty of visitors, so hopefully the coin won’t stay in the box for too long.