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KimeyDiann | 2174 comments I don't know where I'm going but I'll know it when I get there...

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message 2: by KimeyDiann (last edited Jan 12, 2016 01:13PM) (new)

KimeyDiann | 2174 comments Completed Travels:

Travels in Progress:

Ecuador:
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 Starry Montana Sky
✔- Take Home Item – Sarape Collected Jan 4, 2016: Read a book where someone is weaving textiles or there is a blanket of some kind on the cover. Thorns . The main character and her family are weavers.

Australia:
C. Lord Howe Island Group
- Read a book set in Australia
- Read a book set on an island - Phoenix Island: A Tale of Disaster, Survival, and Rebirth
✔- Take Home Item – Bird collected Jan 10, 2016: Six of Crows (Six of Crows, #1) by Leigh Bardugo Read a book with the word “Bird” in the title, or a bird on the cover - Six of Crows by Leigh Bardugo


message 3: by KimeyDiann (last edited Jan 27, 2016 08:40AM) (new)

KimeyDiann | 2174 comments Planning: North America, South America, Europe

1. NORTH AMERICA:

Canada:

a. Dinosaur Provincial Park
- Read a book set in Alberta - Mrs. Mike (Also works for Peru-A2, India-A2, New Zealand-A3)
- Read a book about dinosaurs (living or fossils) Anonymous Rex (do not own)
- Take home item – Piece of petrified bone: Read a book that has the word “bone” in the title - The Ribs and Thigh Bones of Desire or Circle of Bones

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
- 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).

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.

United States of America:

a. Yellowstone National Park
- read a book set in Wyoming, Montana or Idaho - Lost & Found (also works for mountain vacation) OR Starry Montana Sky (also works for Ecuador B2)
- read a book about a vacation in the mountains - Cades Cove: The Curse of Allie Mae
- Take home item – Bear Tooth Pendant: Read a book that has wildlife (bear, deer, moose, elk, or wolf) on the cover - Alora Alora by Megan Linski (Also works for Peru-A2)

b. Grand Canyon National Park
- read a book set in Arizona or Nevada
- read a book that has a significant river in it.
- Take home item - Arrowhead: Read a book about First Nations life where arrows were used. Will accept arrowheads on the cover. Two Rivers

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 - Eighth Grave After Dark (do not own yet)
- Read a book where caves play an integral part of the story - The Cave Maze (Also works for Afghanistan-A2)
- Take home item – bat wing: Read a book with the word “Bat” is in the title/subtitle, or on the cover. - Legion of Bats

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
- Take Home Item – Bottle of Tequila: Read a book where alcohol plays a significant role.

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 - The Coldest Heart The Coldest Heart (Into the Blind, #1) by Helen Rena

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.

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 - Skewed

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.
- Take Home Item – Pin of Argentina’s Flag: Read a book with a sun on the cover - Flare>Flare by Jonathan Maas (Also works for Spain-A3)

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.

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.)

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.

Cuba:

a. Old Havana and its Fortification System
- Read a book set in Cuba
- Read a book with a dictator in it.
- 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. - Mrs. Mike (Also works for Canada-A1, India-A2, New Zealand-A3) OR Alora (Also works for USA-A3) OR Cades Cove: The Curse of Allie Mae
- 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) Starry Montana Sky (also works for USA A-1)
✔- Take Home Item – Sarape: Read a book where someone is weaving textiles or there is a blanket of some kind on the cover. Thorns (also works for Afghanistan A-3 blue cover) The main character and her family are weavers Completed Jan 4, 2016

3. EUROPE:


France:
a. Decorated Cave of Pont d’Arc, known as Grotte Chauvet-Pont d’Arc, Ardèche
- Read a book set in France - The Phantom of the Opera
- Read a book about painting - The Picture of Dorian Gray (Possibly works for next task as well)
- Take Home Item: - Piece of Charcoal: Read a book with a dark grey or black cover (70%) - The Picture of Dorian Gray (Check my edition, I believe it is all black and gray) OR Cades Cove: The Curse of Allie Mae Cades Cove The Curse of Allie Mae (Cades Cove, #1) by Aiden James


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 - Ignite Ignite (Midnight Fire, #1) by Kaitlyn Davis

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
- Read a book about the Roman invasion of Europe
- Take Home Item – Spear: Read a book in which spears were used as weapons.

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
- 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
- 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.

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

Spain:
a. Santiago de Compostela (Old Town)
- Read a book set in Spain
- Read a book about a pilgrimage - Flare (Also works for Argentina-A3)
- 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
- 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.

b. Giant's Causeway and Causeway Coast
- Read a book set in North Ireland or Ireland - Feverborn
- Read a book with a giant in it.
- Take Home Item – Emerald: Read a book with a predominant green cover (70%) - The Way The Way (The Vemreaux #1) by Mary E. Twomey OR Feynard Feynard by Marc Secchia

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 - Wool Omnibus


message 4: by KimeyDiann (last edited Jan 13, 2016 02:20PM) (new)

KimeyDiann | 2174 comments Planning: Africa, Asia, Australia

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
- 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 - Don't Look Inside

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?)

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

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. - The Cave Maze (Also works for USA-D2)
- Take Home Item – Blue Tile: Read a book where the cover is predominantly blue (70%) - Breathe and Release Breathe and Release by Katherine Hayton

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
- Read a book in which there is an army.
- Take Home Item – Brick: Because the Great Wall is colossal and made of bricks, read a chunkster that is more than 500 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 - Mrs. Mike (Also Canada A1, Peru-A2, New Zealand-A3)
- 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
- Take Home Item – Pottery Shard: Read a book with a bowl or cup on the cover.

6. AUSTRALIA/SOUTH SEA ISLANDS:



Australia:
a. Great Barrier Reef
- Read a book set in Australia
- Read a book set on/under the ocean
- 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
- Read a book set on an island - Phoenix Island: A Tale of Disaster, Survival, and Rebirth
✔- Take Home Item – Bird: Read a book with the word “Bird” in the title, or a bird on the cover - Six of Crows Six of Crows (Six of Crows, #1) by Leigh Bardugo completed Jan 10, 2016

d. Tasmanian Wilderness
- Read a book set in Australia
- Read a book where a penal colony or prison is significant
- Take Home Item – Tasmanian Devil: Read a Paranormal Fantasy book (think devils, demons, etc)

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%)

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 - In the Land of the Long White Cloud
- Read a book in the fantasy genre (sorry, can’t help but think of the Lord of the Rings movies) The Banished of Muirwood (also works for next task)
- 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 Banished of Muirwood The Banished of Muirwood (Covenant of Muirwood, #1) by Jeff Wheeler (also works for previous task or PeruA2) OR Mrs. Mike Mrs. Mike (Mrs. Mike, #1) by Benedict Freedman (Also Canada A1, Peru-A2, India-A2)

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.
- Take Home Item – Bird of Paradise Plume: Read a book set in what you perceive as paradise.

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 - The Vampire Lestat by Anne Rice

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
- Take Home Item – Orchid: Read a book with the word “Orchid” in the title or on the cover


message 5: by KimeyDiann (last edited Feb 02, 2016 12:31PM) (new)

KimeyDiann | 2174 comments Books That Fit Multiple Tasks


- Mrs. Mike (Mrs. Mike, #1) by Benedict Freedman Mrs. Mike : Canada-A1, Peru-A2, India-A2, New Zealand-A3

- Lost & Found (Lost & Found, #1) by Nicole Williams Lost & Found : USA-A1, USA-A2, Ecuador-B2

- Alora by Megan Linski Alora : USA-A3, Peru-A2

- The Cave Maze (Wizard Warrior Quest) by C.A.A. Allen The Cave Maze : USA-D2, Afghanistan-A2

- Flare by Jonathan Maas Flare : Argentina-A3, Spain-A2

- Starry Montana Sky (Montana Sky, #2) by Debra Holland Starry Montana Sky : Ecuador-B2, USA-A1

- Cades Cove The Curse of Allie Mae (Cades Cove, #1) by Aiden James Cades Cove: The Curse of Allie Mae : Peru-A2, France-A3, USA-A2

- The Banished of Muirwood (Covenant of Muirwood, #1) by Jeff Wheeler The Banished of Muirwood : New Zealand-A2, New Zealand-A3

- Sea of Stars (Kricket, #2) by Amy A. Bartol Sea of Stars : Japa-A2, China-B2, Chile-B3(possibly) (read 1/27/16)

- Darken the Stars (Kricket, #3) by Amy A. Bartol Darken the Stars : Japa-A2, China-B2, Chile-B3(possibly), Australia-C2, Australia-B2, Papau New Guinea-A3 (Read 2/1/2016)

- Thorns (The Frost Chronicles, #2) by Kate Avery Ellison Thorns : South Africa-A2, Afganistan-A3, Madagascar-A2 (Read 1/4/2016)

- Bluewing (The Frost Chronicles, #4) by Kate Avery Ellison Bluewing : South Africa-A2, Afganistan-A3, Madagascar-A2 (Read 1/22/2016)

- Aeralis (The Frost Chronicles, #5) by Kate Avery Ellison Aeralis : South Africa-A2, Argentina-B3 (Read 1/24/2016)


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