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Traditional Geocache

Dracula's Castle

A cache by Team Romania
Hidden : 4/1/2001
In Romania
Difficulty:
3 out of 5
Terrain:
3.5 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:

Romania's first cache!! Drive to within 200 meters, but those last 200 meters are not for smokers.

Located near Bran Castle, legendary lair of Vlad Tepes, otherwise known as Dracula. Excellent views of the Carpathian Mountains and Romanian countryside can also be seen. This cache consists mainly of toys and games, but also includes a few essential vampire deterrents, including a mirror, a Croatian pre-paid phone card with a photo of the Pope on it, and a large pencil that could be used as a wooden stake in an emergency. The cache container is a rectangular plastic tupperware-like thing with a green lid. Access information: - best way: from the castle's courtyard N 45° 30.890 E 25° 22.050, follow the path uphill. Visiting fee required, accessible only during the castle's opening hours. Recommended for those who also want to visit the castle. Estimated hiking time: 10 minutes. - 2nd best way: go to N 45° 30.860 E 25° 22.400, follow Festung street until you reach the ridge, walk on the ridge to the cache location. The road passes next to unfenced properties and barking dogs, not recommended during the night. Estimated hiking time: 30 minutes. - mad way: go to N 45° 30.740 E 25° 21.920, walk along the riverbed until you find a suitable trail going uphill, then walk on the ridge to the cache location. Difficult climbing. Accessible 24/7. Estimated hiking time: 40 minutes

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Hcba ernpuvat gur gbc, tb gb gur svefg ynetr gerr va gur pyrnevat naq gura jnyx 15 cnprf gb gur AR.

Decryption Key

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

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)

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Find...

  • Team RomaniaTeam Romania strategy session.
  • Cache locationCache location. Please note: the man in the photo is not, repeat not, Dracula.
  • MonsterA hideous, red-eyed, two-headed monster emerges from the depths of the castle.

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Last Updated: on 9/18/2014 10:50:52 AM Pacific Daylight Time (5:50 PM GMT)
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum