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7 Souvenirs of August

Mystery Cache

Lucky Number

A cache by wudelhudel
Hidden : 11/23/2013
In China
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
1 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:

Find out the most lucky number in Chinese culture and calculate the coordinates for the cache in Fuxing Park. See the update information!

The cache you’re looking for is located in Fuxing Park, but not at the given coordinates.
One of the several ways to get to the park is:
Metro Line 10, Xintiandi Station, Exit 6, walk the Fuxing Rd heading west, enter the park by the gate at Fuxing Rd./Chongqing Rd.
Fuxing Park is one of our favorite parks in Shanghai. The park itself is beautiful with old plane trees and colorful flower beds. You can watch the people practicing tai chi, singing, dancing, playing their traditional musical instruments, doing calligraphy on the pavement, playing cards and Chinese chess, fly their kites, practice with the Chinese diabolo and more.

The park is opened to the public:
April – June:                      5am - 6pm
July – September:            5am – 8pm
October – March:            6am – 6pm
To access the cache you first have to find out the most lucky (one-digit) number in Chinese culture.
The following numbers are numerals in a numeral system based on the lucky number.
Find the decimal representation of these numerals and just add the degree symbols and the decimal marks.
N 13700225
E 56207120
The cache container is a glass bottle with a plastic lid. 5.5 cm dia. x 7 cm
It’s big enough to hold some small geocoins, travel bugs and trade items. Please trade fair or don’t trade! Please bring your own pen!

Update 20.04.2014
The original cache is obviously gone. The first hiding place, a cavity in the stone wall, is filled with concrete now. The new hiding place is around 2 meters south of the given coordinates.
Many thanks to Haima for all his efforts to find the place and provide and hide the new cache box.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Gur pnpur vf uvqqra oruvaq n fgbar nebhaq 2 zrgref fbhgu bs gur tvira pbbeqvangrf. Vg vf n 1 sg. ybat fgbar fvggvat orgjrra gjb ynetre fgbarf, naq
lbh pna fvg ba rvgure bs gurfr ovt fgbarf gb teno gur pnpur rnfvyl sebz oruvaq.

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
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N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)

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Current Time:
Last Updated: on 8/31/2014 12:46:38 AM Pacific Daylight Time (7:46 AM GMT)
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum