Background Information (links to
The Geocaching Profile „VikingTwareg“ tells the story of
During his travels he reached all the way to the Sahara meeting the
people Tuareg. The Tuareg are berber
nomads and have their own alphabeth, Tifinagh.
Today they primary live in parts of Algeria,
Niger and Mali
in areas with exotic names like Air or Tenere.
The Southern Cross Tags and Charms
The Tuareg use charms in various variations all
symbolyzing the constellation „Southern Cross“ (Crux). Every
settlement uses their own variation. The
Travelbugs of this series show charms of the settlements Agadez,
These places all lie within todays Niger and can be shown using Google
All variations of the tags have a unique Geocaching
"tracking code" and can be traced at www.geocaching.com/track.
The charms themselves have no tracking code and can be used as charm or
Geocaching trade item.