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Hawaiian Flash Mob, Northwest Reading, Spring City / Royersford / Phoenixville

Saturday was interesting because I went to Blue Marsh Lake for the "Flash Mob - Let's Do the HULA" geocaching event. It was a Hawaiian-themed flash mob so everyone had a Hawaiian shirt and dollar-store leis. I had never met with the Blue Marsh geocaching group before but I'd already seen some of them at other events in southeastern Pennsylvania. The park itself was doing a scavenger hunt / informational event and our group had a table to hand out brochures to and educate the public about geocaching. After that, I went geocaching around Blue Marsh Lake, Bernville, Leesport, and the countryside to the northwest of Reading. The most challenging cache of the day was "MegaWheaties". I could see it with a flashlight but getting it out took a bit of ingenuity. I rigged together several tools with duct tape and I was surprised that actually worked in one try!

I had a late start on Sunday, so I decided not to travel out too far. Still, there were some geocaches to do around Spring City, Royersford, and Phoenixville. These were mostly those I skipped over on previous trips because of terrain ratings combined with rain, although I found that some of the 3-star and 4-star terrain caches weren't so bad. I guess the cache owner (Professor Benson, who placed a lot of 60s movie themed caches) was just being careful to warn others about the steepness of the slope. The best cache of the day was "Interpretive Trail at Black Rock Sanctuary". Although it's an 8-stage multicache, it was pretty easy because each stage only needed some info from an educational display along the interpretive trail. Most of those exhibits are simple signs but the best one is the giant bird's nest at the "Bird World" stage.



Saturday:

What's the score? (Pennsylvania)
Flash Mob - Let's Do the HULA (Pennsylvania)
Happy New Year, Kirsten (Pennsylvania)
TCVG15 - Living History (Pennsylvania)
BMC: Well Guarded! (Pennsylvania)
Mojo Stick (Pennsylvania)
SHOCKED @ UMBENHAUER PARK (Pennsylvania)
Advent Calendar December 2 (Pennsylvania)
Advent Calendar December 1 (Pennsylvania)
Advent Calendar December 4 (Pennsylvania)
Merry Christmas, Kirsten (Pennsylvania)
Pavement Ends @ Penn Twp (Pennsylvania)
STOP by Bernville Swan Lake (Pennsylvania)
In Gratitude (Pennsylvania)
Calendar Day Filler! (milestone challenge) (Pennsylvania)
TCVG13 - Visitors Center (Pennsylvania)
BMC: Wanted - Your 2 cents! (Pennsylvania)
TCVG12 - Stilling Basin (Pennsylvania)
12CoC: Day 3 (Pennsylvania)
Retern of the Pick Panther (Pennsylvania)
Where's Harriet? (Pennsylvania)
Walking Meditation (Pennsylvania)
Epler’s Rock (Pennsylvania)
Hmmm! Why Is That Here? (Pennsylvania)
Horses Share Too!!! (Pennsylvania)
On the way to find the Shadow... (Pennsylvania)
It is always Christmas at TBF (Pennsylvania)
TB Barn @ TBFarm (Pennsylvania)
CR - Horselady9, Loves what? (Pennsylvania)
Bridge of Sighs (Pennsylvania)
Advent Calendar December 17 (Pennsylvania)
12CoC: Day 10 (Pennsylvania)
The Clown's House #1 (Pennsylvania)
Wiley's Ad Agency (Pennsylvania)
MegaWheaties (Pennsylvania)
Daddy's at the office (Pennsylvania)
Walking Dead.....of Laureldale (Pennsylvania)
Side Parking (Pennsylvania)
Danger Will Robinson (Pennsylvania)
Time to Make the Donuts (Pennsylvania)
Wally world park and grab (Pennsylvania)
"A Little colder, please!" or "Noodle Art" (Pennsylvania)
Sticky Situation (Pennsylvania)
CacheSmart (Pennsylvania)
Old MacDonald buys his carrots here (Pennsylvania)

Sunday:

Happy Father's Day (Delaware)
Wolfpack01 Was Here (Pennsylvania)
Revolutionary War Hospital - Colonial Cache #5 (Pennsylvania)
Naming The Bridges #6 - "London" (Pennsylvania)
Longwood School (Pennsylvania)
Tennis Anyone? (Pennsylvania)
Silver Bullet (Pennsylvania)
On the Ridge (Pennsylvania)
April Dancer (Pennsylvania)
War Of The Planets (Pennsylvania)
Casino Royale (Pennsylvania)
In Search Of Poe (Pennsylvania)
The Royal Tart Cache (Pennsylvania)
The Thrill of Victory (Pennsylvania)
The Man From U.N.C.L.E. (Pennsylvania)
Secret Agents 4 (Pennsylvania)
Barbarella (Pennsylvania)
T. H. E. Cat (Pennsylvania)
Tennis Anyone? XIII (Pennsylvania)
Black Rock Park Cache (Pennsylvania)
Amphibian World at Black Rock Sanctuary (Pennsylvania)
Interpretive Trail at Black Rock Sanctuary (Pennsylvania)
Agent For H.A.R.M. (Pennsylvania)
Missione Hydra (Pennsylvania)
SDOG#08: Linger (Pennsylvania)
SDOG#05: Johnny, I hardly Knew Ya (Pennsylvania)

Tags: berks county, chester county, flash mob, geocaching, geocaching event
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