Geocaching.com


Geocaching

Welcome, Visitor!

Sign In | Create Account

Sign in with Facebook


or

Sign in with Geocaching

Forgot Username/Password

Traditional Geocache

Big Yellow Taxi

A cache by stridget
Hidden : 2/23/2006
In Iowa, United States
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

Join now to view geocache location details. It's free!

Watch

How Geocaching Works

Please note Use of geocaching.com services is subject to the terms and conditions in our disclaimer.

Geocache Description:


"They paved paradise, put up a parking lot"

This cache is sort of an homage to my father, a civil engineer. He once told me that engineers would only be happy when the whole world was a perfect, paved sphere. He was joking, but....

Maps of vegetation in Iowa in the 19th century show the state as heavily forested. Maps in the late 20th century show forestation only in small spots and along rivers. This cache is in the middle of what might once have been a forest, but now is definitely not!

This is the first of several wheelchair accessible/drive up caches I am trying to do in the winter of 2006, while I am confined to a wheelchair following an accident.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Vg'f dhvgr Rnfl.

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)

Advertising with Us

Inventory

There are no Trackables in this cache.

 

Find...

405 Logged Visits

Found it 370     Didn't find it 19     Write note 10     Temporarily Disable Listing 1     Enable Listing 1     Publish Listing 1     Needs Maintenance 1     Owner Maintenance 2     

View Logbook | View the Image Gallery of 7 images

**Warning! Spoilers may be included in the descriptions or links.

Current Time:
Last Updated: on 10/17/2014 6:16:50 PM Pacific Daylight Time (1:16 AM GMT)
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum