What is Berntsen's president up to now?
Join Rhonda Rushing as she explores the outdoors
with GPS receiver in hand.
American teacher, writer, poet, historian, philosopher and Land Surveyor, Henry David Thoreau, (1817-1862) once said “I went to the woods to be alone…” Testing the ideas of simplicity and self-sufficiency he lived for two years in a small cabin—just 10 feet by 15 feet on the shores of Walden Pond—on land owned by his friend Ralph Waldo Emerson. Thoreau wanted to discover what he could live with and without.
Also in Caching Now this month: Our contributing editor, Patty Winter, has put together some terrific gift ideas for hard-to-buy-for geocachers in our first-ever Geocaching Gift Guide. You’ll find it on our Geotech page. You can also read the fascinating story of how the first benchmark was set at the summit of Mount McKinley—on our Benchmark Hunting page. There’s more abundance in this issue, but like any good treasure hunt, I’ll leave you to find it on your own.
Originally published November, 2009
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