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message 1: by Elsbeth (last edited Aug 02, 2016 06:03AM) (new)

Elsbeth (elsbethgm) | 1136 comments 1. NORTH AMERICA:


Canada:

a. Dinosaur Provincial Park
- Read a book set in Alberta
- Read a book about dinosaurs (living or fossils)
- Take home item – Piece of petrified bone: Read a book that has the word “bone” in the title

b. Glacier Bay
- read a book set in British Columbia
- read a book that has sea life in it (whales or seals)
- Take home item – Glacier Ice: Read a book that is about diamonds. It must be a significant part of the story - i.e. a diamond heist, diamond mines, etc.

c. Historic District of Old Québec
- read a book set in Quebec
Shadow Women byTherese Bonvouloir Bayol (9-7-2016)
- read about immigrants coming to the new world (could be historical fiction or nonfiction)
- Take home item - French Food: Read a book that has French food it in (bring home a taste of old France).
De Boekenapotheek aan de Seine by Nina George (31-7-2016) - and even some recipes in the back!

d. Red Bay Basque Whaling Station
- read a book set in Maritime Canada (Newfoundland, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick)
- read a book where fishing or whaling is a large part of the story
- Take home item – Fiddle: Read a book that has a musical instrument in it.
De Magiër van Macindaw by John Flanagan (9-3-2016) - Will plays a mandolin.

United States of America:

a. Yellowstone National Park
- read a book set in Wyoming, Montana or Idaho
Yellowstone Heart Song by Peggy L. Henderson (16-4-2016) - doesn't the title say enough...?
- read a book about a vacation in the mountains.
- Take home item – Bear Tooth Pendant: Read a book that has wildlife (bear, deer, moose, elk, or wolf) on the cover.

b. Grand Canyon National Park
- read a book set in Arizona or Nevada
Wanna Get Lucky? by Deborah Coonts (18-6-2016) - Las Vegas, Nevada
- read a book that has a significant river in it.
The Buffalo Soldier by Chris Bohjalian (17-5-2016) - a flooding river plays a significant part in the story
- Take home item - Arrowhead: Read a book about First Nations life where arrows were used. Will accept arrowheads on the cover. - De Brandende Brug (De Grijze Jager, #2) by John Flanagan De Brandende Brug by John Flanagan (9-1-2016)

c. Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
- Read a book set in Hawaii
- Read a book about volcanoes
- Take home item – Coconut: Read a book that has coconut in it, whether it’s on the cover, in the tree, cooked/baked into food

d. Carlsbad Caverns National Park
- Read a book set in New Mexico
Liefdesbrieven aan de sterren by Ava Dellaira (21-6-2016)
- Read a book where caves play an integral part of the story
Ontsnapt aan de galg by Ton van Reen (5-2-2016) - Mathijs leads the gypsies to a cave to save them
- Take home item – bat wing: Read a book with the word “Bat” is in the title/subtitle, or on the cover.

Mexico & Caribbean:

a. Ancient Maya City and Protected Tropical Forests of Calakmul, Campeche
- Read a book set in Mexico
- Read a book about the Mayans.
- Take Home Item – Mayan Calendar: Read a book with the word Calendar in the title/subtitle.

b. Agave Landscape and Ancient Industrial Facilities of Tequila
- Read a book set in Mexico
- Read a book where agriculture plays a significant role
Vurige ruiters by Ton van Reen (17-2-2016) - Lowie works on a farm (just like about half of the people in the area)
- Take Home Item – Bottle of Tequila: Read a book where alcohol plays a significant role.
Hemelsleutels by Tania Heimans (22-2-2016) - Linde's dad drinks a lot of alcohol and neglects his daughter

c. Monarch Butterfly Biosphere Reserve
- Read a book set in Mexico
- Read a book about migration (human, animal, insect)
- Take Home Item – Butterfly: Read a book where a butterfly is on the cover or the word is in the title.

d. Belize Barrier Reef Reserve System
- Read a book set in the Caribbean
- Read a book where conservation is key.
- Take Home Item – Coral: Read a book with the word coral is in the title/subtitle, the author’s name, or a character’s name.


message 2: by Elsbeth (last edited Aug 02, 2016 06:08AM) (new)

Elsbeth (elsbethgm) | 1136 comments 2. SOUTH AMERICA:


Brazil:

a. Iguaçu National Park
- Read a book set in Brazil
- Read a book with that has a waterfall on the cover or in the story
- Take Home Item – Rainbow: Read a book with a rainbow on the cover.

b. Rio de Janeiro: Carioca Landscapes between the Mountain and the Sea
- Read a book set in Brazil
- Read a book that has a statue in it.
- Take Home Item - Photograph of Christ the Redeemer Statue: Read a book where a main character is a photographer

Argentina:

a. Qhapaq Ñan, Andean Road System
- Read a book set in Argentina
- Read a book where the main character spends a lot of time on the road.
Het ijzige Land by John Flanagan (2-2-2016) - Halt and Arnaut are traveling during the whole story
- Take Home Item – Pin of Argentina’s Flag: Read a book with a sun on the cover.

b. Cueva de las Manos, Río Pinturas
- Read a book set in Argentina
- Read a book set in prehistoric times, or about prehistoric times
- Take Home Item – Hand Petroglyph Facsimile: - Read a book with someone’s hand on the cover.
Juliette and the Monday ManDates (The Gustafson Girls, #1) by Becky Doughty Juliette and the Monday ManDates by Becky Doughty (29-6-2016)

Chile:

a. Rapa Nui National Park
- Read a book set in Chile
- Read a book where an extraordinary feat of engineering is key.
- Take Home Item – Feather from a Headdress: Read a book with a feather on the cover, (Feathers on a bird do not count.)
Ica by Eva Posthuma de Boer Ica by Eva Posthuma de Boer (26-5-2016)

b. Humberstone and Santa Laura Saltpeter Works
- Read a book set in Chili
- Read a book that is a Rita Award winner or nominee. (You’ve got to know where this inspiration comes from.)
- Take Home Item – Bottle of Water: Read a book that has water on the cover.
Rippler (Ripple, #1) by Cidney Swanson Rippler by Cidney Swanson (25-1-2016)

Cuba:

a. Old Havana and its Fortification System
- Read a book set in Cuba
- Read a book with a dictator in it.
Superhelden2.nl by Marcel van Driel (11-7-2016) - on the island Pala, Mr. Oz is a dictator
- Take Home Item – Cuban Cigar: Read a book with a cigarette or cigar on the cover, or where the character smokes. 

Peru:

a. Historic Sanctuary of Machu Picchu
- Read a book set in Peru
- Read a book set in a mountainous area.
De dragers van het eikenblad by John Flanagan (7-3-2016) - set in the mountains of Skandia
- Take Home Item – Ceremonial Knife: Read a book with a knife on the cover.

b. Lines and Geoglyphs of Nasca and Pampas de Jumana
- Read a book set in Peru
- Read a book set in space.
- Take Home Item – Bird: Read a book with the word bird in the title or the author’s name.

c. Chan Chan Archaeological Zone
- Read a book set in Peru.
- Read a book about the Incans
- Take Home Item – Pottery Shard: Read a book with pottery on the cover, in the title, or a character in the story is a potter.

Ecuador:

a. Galápagos Islands
- Read a book about the Galápagos Islands, or are featured in a book
- Read a book with one of the following animals/birds on the cover or in the title: Turtle, Iguana, Albatross, Pelican, Flamingo, Whale, Dolphin.
- Take Home Item – Egg: Read a book where the main character is a cook or baker.

b. Qhapaq Ñan, Andean Road System
- Read a book set in Ecuador
- Read a book with llamas in the title, on the cover, or in the story in which there are working animals (llamas, horses, oxen, dogs, etc)
- Take Home Item – Sarape: Read a book where someone is weaving textiles or there is a blanket of some kind on the cover.


message 3: by Elsbeth (last edited Aug 02, 2016 06:35AM) (new)

Elsbeth (elsbethgm) | 1136 comments 3. EUROPE:


France:
a. Decorated Cave of Pont d’Arc, known as Grotte Chauvet-Pont d’Arc, Ardèche
- Read a book set in France
Die laatste zomer by Tatiana de Rosnay (29-2-2016)
- Read a book about painting
Nachtblauw by Simone van der Vlugt (15-3-2016) - about painting porcelain
- Take Home Item: - Piece of Charcoal: Read a book with a dark grey or black cover (70%)
The Voice in the Fog by Harold MacGrath The Voice in the Fog by Harold MacGrath (29-4-2016) - dark grey cover

Austria:
a. Historic Centre of the City of Salzburg
- Read a book set in Austria
- In honour of Mozart, read a book in which a real life famous composer is a character and has a significant presence.
- Take Home Item – Sachertorte: Read a book that has a cake on the cover.

Belgium:
a. Stoclet House
- Read a book set in Belgium
- Read a book with Art Nouveau as a subject
- Take Home Item: Pressed Rose: Read a book with a rose on the cover or as a word in the title - Rose by Rosita Steenbeek (10-1-2016)


Denmark:
a. Stevns Klint
- Read a book set in Denmark
- Read a book about meteorites, comets, astroids that have hit the earth or threaten the earth.
- Take Home Item – Fossil: Read a book about fossils.

Germany:
a. Frontiers of the Roman Empire
- Read a book set in Germany
Die Eifelgräfin by Petra Schier (31-1-2016)
- Read a book about the Roman invasion of Europe
- Take Home Item – Spear: Read a book in which spears were used as weapons. - De Ruïnes van Gorlan by John Flanagan (6-1-2015) - not only arrows, but also swords and spears are used.

Greece:
a. Archaeological Site of Olympia
- Read a book set in Greece
- Read a book based on Greek mythology
- Take Home Item – Fig Leaf (some of those statues are missing something): Read a book with a statue on the cover or the word is in the title.

Iceland:
a. Surtsey
- Read a book set in Iceland
Knights of the Square Table by Teri Kanefield (21-1-2016)
- Read a book about a volcano
- Take Home Item – piece of lava: Read a book with a black rock on the cover.

Italy:
a. Venice and its Lagoon
- Read a book set in Italy
- Read a book set in Venice
- Take Home Item – Gondolier’s Scarf: Read a book with a predominantly red cover (70%)

Netherlands:
a. Mill Network at Kinderdijk-Elshout
- Read a book set in the Netherlands
Hallo allemaal mijn moeder die is kaal by Berdien Stenberg (8-5-2016)
- Read a book with the word “Windmill”, “Wind” or “Mill” in the title
- Take Home Item – Tulip: Read a book with several flowers on the cover.
Tulpen & terpentijn by Nina Siegal Tulpen & terpentijn by Nina Siegal (6-3-2016) - and they even ARE Tulips (and Tulpen means Tulips as well...)! ;)

Poland:
a. Auschwitz Birkenau
- Read a book set in Poland
- Read a book about WWII where Auschwitz is either the setting, the destination, or the threat.
- Take Home Item – Prayer Shawl: Read a book with a devout character
Ochtendkoorts by Péter Gárdos (19-3-2016) - one of the characters is a rabbi

Spain:
a. Santiago de Compostela (Old Town)
- Read a book set in Spain
- Read a book about a pilgrimage
- Take Home Item – Scallop Shell: Read a book with shells on the cover.

United Kingdom (Britain, North Ireland & Scotland):
a. Tower of London
- Read a book set in England
Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer (11-2-2016)
- Read a book involving the Tower of London
- Take Home Item – Crown: Read a book with a crown on the cover or the word in the title.
Das Haupt der Welt by Rebecca Gablé Das Haupt der Welt by Rebecca Gablé (31-5-2016)

b. Giant's Causeway and Causeway Coast
- Read a book set in North Ireland or Ireland
- Read a book with a giant in it.
- Take Home Item – Emerald: Read a book with a predominant green cover (70%)
De onwaarschijnlijke reis van Harold Fry (Harold Fry, #1) by Rachel Joyce De onwaarschijnlijke reis van Harold Fry by Rachel Joyce (17-7-2016)

c. New Lanark
- Read a book set in Scotland
- Read a book about child labour.
- Take Home Item - Ball of wool: Read a book with wool or clothing made from wool (i.e. sweater) on the cover, or with the word “Wool” in the title.


message 4: by Elsbeth (last edited Aug 02, 2016 06:37AM) (new)

Elsbeth (elsbethgm) | 1136 comments 4. AFRICA


Botswana:
a. Tsodilo
- Read a book set in Botswana
- Read a book set in Prehistoric Times
- Take Home Item – Quartz: Read a book where the title begins with the letter Q, or the word Quartz is in the title.

Democratic Republic of Congo:
a. Okapi Wildlife Reserve
- Read a book set in the D.R. of Congo
- Read a book with elephant(s) in the story.
- Take Home Item – Feather: Read a book with a feather on the cover or the word in the title.

Ethiopia:
a. Konso Cultural Landscape
- Read a book set in Ethiopia
- Read a book involving agriculture
- Take Home Item – Small Wood Carving: Read a book with the word “Wood” is in the title, or the author’s last name is “Wood”.

Gambia:
a. Kunta Kinteh Island
- Read a book set in Gambia
- Read a book involving a fort
Het loon van de duivel by Ton van Reen (19-2-2016) - the members of the gang are being kept prisoner and tortured in a fort
- Take Home Item – Ivory: Read a book with the word “Ivory” in the title, or the subject of the book is about ivory. (Please note, no animals have been killed in the pursuit of this geocache item.)

Kenya:
a. Kenya Lake System in the Great Rift Valley
- Read a book set in Kenya
- Read a book set near a lake
- Take Home Item – Flamingo Feather: Read a book with the word flamingo in the title, a flamingo on the cover, or the cover is predominantly hot pink (70%).

Madagascar:
a. Rainforests of the Atsinanana
- Read a book set in Madagascar
- Read a book set in a forest
- Take Home Item – Frog: Read a book with the word “frog” in the title, or a frog on the cover

Mali:
a. Timbuktu
- Read a book set in Mali
- Read a book set in a university
- Take Home Item – a Book: Read a book about books.

Nigeria:
a. Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove
- Read a book set in Nigeria
- Read a book with a shrine in the story
- Take Home Item – Wooden Mask resembling a Idol: Read a book with a mask on the cover, or the word “mask” in the title

Senegal:
a. Island of Gorée
- Read a book set in Senegal
- Read a book with slaves in it
- Take Home Item – Link of Chain: Read a book that is linked to another because it’s in a series. (Thought you were done with that, didn’t you?)
Seizoen voor liefde by Stephanie Laurens (25-6-2016) – part 6 of the Regencies series

South Africa:
a. Vredefort Dome
- Read a book set in South Africa
- Read a book in the post-apocalyptic genre
- Take Home Item - Piece of Meteorite: Read a book set in space

Egypt:
a. Memphis and its Necropolis
- Read a book set in Egypt
- Read a historical fiction about one of the Pharoahs
- Take Home Item – Scarab: Read a book with the word “Scarab” in the title or the subtitle

Morocco:
a. Medina of Marrakesh
- Read a book set in Morocco
- Read a book that is about food, glorious food.
- Take Home Item – Olive: Read a book with the word “Olive” in the title, or pictured in a drink on the cover


message 5: by Elsbeth (last edited Aug 02, 2016 07:35AM) (new)

Elsbeth (elsbethgm) | 1136 comments 5. ASIA:


Afghanistan:
a. Archaeological Remains of the Bamiyan Valley
- Read a book set in Afghanistan
- Read a book in which there are caves, or the word “cave” is in the title.
- Take Home Item – Blue Tile: Read a book where the cover is predominantly blue (70%)

China:
a. Imperial Palaces of the Ming and Qing Dynasties in Beijing and Shenyang
- Read a book set in China
- Read a book in which there are dragons
- Take Home Item – Jade: Read a book with the word “Jade” in the title or subtitle. 
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b. The Great Wall
- Read a book set in China
een rechter tie mysterie, Het spookklooster by Robert van Gulik (25-2-2016)
- Read a book in which there is an army.
Portret van een vrouw by Jojo Moyes (2-5-2016) - WWI, France 1917
- Take Home Item – Brick: Because the Great Wall is colossal and made of bricks, read a chunkster that is more than 500 pages.
Die Gewürzhändlerin by Petra Schier (14-6-2016) – 544 pages

c. Sichuan Giant Panda Sanctuaries - Wolong, Mt Siguniang and Jiajin Mountains
- Read a book set in China
- Read a book in which there are endangered animals
- Take Home Item – Teddy Bear: Read a Middle Grade/Young Adult in which an animal plays a significant role

India:
a. Taj Mahal
- Read a book set in India
- Read a book about a great love
My Ladybird Story by Magus Tor (30-4-2016)
- Take Home Item – White Marble: Read a book with a predominantly white cover (70%) and with minimal black on it. No other colours are allowed.

b. Mountain Railways of India
- Read a book set in India
- Read a book either published between 1800-1899 or set in the time period
- Take Home Item – Train Model: Read a book set on a train, or with the word “train” in the title

Iran:
a. Persepolis
- Read a book set in Iran/Persia
- Read a book with a character who is an archeologist
- Take Home Item – Carpet: Read a book with a multi coloured cover, or with the word “Carpet” in the title or subtitle

Japan:
a. Hiroshima Peace Memorial (Genbaku Dome)
- Read a book set in Japan
- Read a book set in wartime (any war)
- Take Home Item – Dove: Read a book in which a dove is on the cover, or in the title/subtitle

b. Tomioka Silk Mill and Related Sites
- Read a book set in Japan
- Read a book with a character that is a seamstress or tailor, or has a clothing sweat shop
- Take Home Item – Silkworm Egg: Read a book with the word “silk” in the title/sub-title

Mongolia:
a. Orkhon Valley Cultural Landscape
- Read a book set in Mongolia
- Read a book about nomadic people
- Take Home Item – Bow from a Morin Khuur (Guitar-like Instrument): Read a book where music is the central theme

Nepal:
a. Lumbini, the Birthplace of the Lord Buddha
- Read a book set in Nepal
- Read a book where a significant character is Buddhist
- Take Home Item – Prayer Flag: Read a book with the word “Flag” is in the title/subtitle, or a flag is on the cover.

Thailand:
a. Ban Chiang Archaeological Site
- Read a book set in Thailand
- Read a book in which a King is a significant character
The One by Kiera Cass (8-4-2016)
- Take Home Item – Pottery Shard: Read a book with a bowl or cup on the cover.


message 6: by Elsbeth (last edited Aug 02, 2016 06:51AM) (new)

Elsbeth (elsbethgm) | 1136 comments 6. AUSTRALIA/SOUTH SEA ISLANDS:



Australia:
a. Great Barrier Reef
- Read a book set in Australia
- Read a book set on/under the ocean
The Ship of Brides by Jojo Moyes (13-3-2016)
- Take Home Item – Coral: Read a book with the word “coral” in the title/subtitle, or author’s name.

b. Kakadu National Park
- Read a book set in Australia
- Read a book set in the tropics
- Take Home Item – Alligator Tooth: Read a book with teeth on the cover

c. Lord Howe Island Group
- Read a book set in Australia
The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion (10-7-2016)
- Read a book set on an island
Superhelden.nl by Marcel van Driel (2-7-2016) - set on a tropical island
- Take Home Item – Bird: Read a book with the word “Bird” in the title, or a bird on the cover
Voor wie ik heb liefgehad by Marcel Vaarmeijer Voor wie ik heb liefgehad by Marcel Vaarmeijer (5-7-2016) - doves on the cover

d. Tasmanian Wilderness
- Read a book set in Australia
- Read a book where a penal colony or prison is significant
De kleine moeder van Bergen-Belsen by Hetty E. Verolme (5-5-2016) - Bergen-Belsen is like a prison
- Take Home Item – Tasmanian Devil: Read a Paranormal Fantasy book (think devils, demons, etc)
Sevenster by Alexandra Penrhyn Lowe (12-5-2016)

e. Shark Bay, Western Australia
- Read a book set in Australia
- Read a book with sharks in it
- Take Home Item – Shark Tooth: Read a book with the word “Shark” in the title/sub-title, or on the cover.

f. Uluru-Kata Tjuta National Park
- Read a book set in Australia
- Read a book with Aboriginal people in it
- Take Home Item – Red Stone: Read a book where the cover is predominantly red (70%)
The Elite (The Selection, #2) by Kiera Cass The Elite by Kiera Cass (7-4-2016)

g. Sydney Opera House
- Read a book set in Australia
- Read a book set in a harbour city
- Take Home Item – Concert Program: Read a book where a musician is a significant character

h. Macquarie Island
- Read a book set in Antarctica
- Read a book about exploration
- Take Home Item – Penguin: Read a classic published by Penguin Classics (does not need to be the issue you read).

New Zealand:
a. Te Wahipounamu – South West New Zealand
- Read a book set in New Zealand
The Change Stone by Genesis Cotterell (21-7-2016)
- Read a book in the fantasy genre (sorry, can’t help but think of the Lord of the Rings movies) - Rode letters by Anne Bishop (14-1-2016)
- Take Home Item – Chunk of Glacier Ice: Read a book where there is snow/ice on the cover, or “snow” or “ice” is in the title.
The Falcons of Fire and Ice by Karen Maitland (3-4-2016) - ice in title

Papua New Guinea:
a. Kuk Early Agricultural Site
- Read a book set in Papua New Guinea
- Read a book with death as a significant theme.
De Rosebud Atletiekclub voor Vrouwen by Carrie Snyder (18-4-2016) - main character is 104, she lost lots of relatives...
- Take Home Item – Bird of Paradise Plume: Read a book set in what you perceive as paradise.
Chez Stinky by Susan C. Daffron (19-1-2016) – set in an area with lots of forest!

Philippines:
a. Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras
- Read a book set in the Philippines
- Read a book in which agriculture is a significant theme
- Take Home Item – Grain of Rice: Read a book with the word “Rice” in the title, or the author’s name.

Singapore:
a. Singapore Botanical Gardens
- Read a book set in Singapore
- Read a book in which a garden is a significant location or gardening a significant activity
De Selectie by Kiera Cass (5-4-2016) - America and prince Maxon take frequent walks in the palace garden
- Take Home Item – Orchid: Read a book with the word “Orchid” in the title or on the cover


message 7: by Elsbeth (last edited Aug 02, 2016 07:37AM) (new)

Elsbeth (elsbethgm) | 1136 comments First 4 sites:
1. U.S.A. b. Grand Canyon National Park
2. France
3. Australia c. Lord Howe Island Group
4. New Zealand

Continents:
1. North America - done
2. South America
3. Europe - done
4. Africa
5. Asia - done, maar nog niet gemeld
6. Australia/South East Islands - done


message 8: by Elsbeth (last edited Aug 02, 2016 07:37AM) (new)

Elsbeth (elsbethgm) | 1136 comments For the last 3 continents:

- Read a book set in China
een rechter tie mysterie, Het spookklooster by Robert van Gulik (25-2-2016)
- Read a book in which there is an army.
Portret van een vrouw by Jojo Moyes (2-5-2016) - WWI, France 1917
- Take Home Item – Brick: Because the Great Wall is colossal and made of bricks, read a chunkster that is more than 500 pages.
Die Gewürzhändlerin by Petra Schier (14-6-2016) – 544 pages


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