The viking race


“Bei Die Wikingers” calls for a Trackable-Race! Vikings used to be very fond of travelling: They used to merchandise from Hedeby to the entire Scandinavian Peninusla and the rest of Europe and they are told to reach American soil long before Christopher Columbus did! So Vikings and Geocachers are two kindred spirits since both love … Read more

Greetings from the Mayor of Schleswig

Dear all Geocachers, Schleswigs rich cultural background is based on a broad history. Unique “fruits” from the age of the Vikings are the former habitation “Hedeby” as well as the boundary wall “Danewerk” in Schleswig-Holstein. While Haithabu was located south from Schleswig near the inner end of the Schlei-fjord and known as Northern Europes biggest … Read more

The Kings Meadows (Event place)

The Kings Meadows is an approx. 16ha (ca. 22 european football fields) big park in the heart of Schleswig and directly located at bank of the Schlei-Firth. It is assumed the the name was given by the danish King Svend Grathe, who gifted it to the city in the 12th century. The area has been … Read more

Bei die Wikingers

“Bei die Wikingers” (At The Vikings’) seems to be mispelled at first sight. Alt least in German. But what is this all about? There was a folk music band called “Basia”, which was founded by Raymond Voß, Klaus Büchner and friends in the 70’s. It is originating deep in the region called “Angeln” – a … Read more

Now available: The supporter Geocoin

Supporter Coin

… and its name is “Mjöllnir”. But why does it look like this? Vikings – a topic with two sides. Many excavations in northern Europe revealed a nearly clear picture of the Viking’s lifestyle. Many fans are trying to rebuild it as original as possible these days. Including helmets with nose protectors but without horns. … Read more

Why Schleswig?

Schleswig at the Schlei-Firth

Now it’s official: The GCHN is planning a larger event at the Schlei-Firth – but why in this actual place? Of course Schleswig is eponymous for the most beautiful Federal state in Germany. But is that all? Nope! The town originated as the small „Sliasthorp“ is commonly way too little known. Back in time, the … Read more

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