Not ones for staying indoors particularly when the weather is good we took a trip to Savernake Forest in Wiltshire.
We parked up near the entrance of the car park and soon had the first geocache of the day in hand. Strangely it was sighted near an old pair of rotting knickers hanging from a branch! Not the pleasantest sight to come across but we've come across worse!
We then headed towards the next geocache but with a mad dog on the loose I suggested that we do the series in reverse. That way perhaps the dog wouldn't be there when we returned. I've never been keen on dogs well except for a few breeds like Golden Retrievers, Labradors and Collies. I am hoping that I don't pass my fear on to my daughter. So far she seems oblivious and coos from her pushchair over Westies.
So off we went to the last cache on the series and thoroughly enjoyed our walk round the forest. Walking in reverse enabled us to meet a number of new geocachers who all seemed rather pleasant. In fact it was funny to see how they acted towards us as the hobby is rather secretive so they tried not to let on that they were doing the same thing as us.
The last part of the route was particularly muddy, so we were relieved we’d done the course in reverse. We saw some cachers who had just started using a double buggy to get their little ones across. I'm not sure how much of the series they decided to take on but the father mentioned to us that he’d had to carry it once or twice already! Hmm perhaps slings would be best to use on an outing like this.
With April being known for rain showers it has come as a lovely surprise to see there have been some glorious days filled with sunshine. How have you spent these sunny days?