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Sóstó, Lookout Tower

A cache by Cerbervs Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 05/25/2014
Difficulty:
2.5 out of 5
Terrain:
2 out of 5

Size: Size:   small (small)

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Geocache Description:

The cache is in the woods near the lookout tower.

A long time ago, Kiskunhalas was sorrounded by lakes and marshlands. The name of the town originated from this (halas=fish(y)). Nowadays only this lake remained. The old marshland’s remains is the “Fejeték” marshland, where you can find many protected plants. In 1862, Istvan Kollmann built a restaurant/hostel and a beach house; this is a national monument nowadays. The heydays was around 1920-30, many people came there to get well. During the Second World War the beach house was destroyed.

The lake has an area of 53 acre, about 50% is reedy, the average depth is about 1.2-1.5 meter. You can find there for example otters, water vole, waterfowls, reptiles, amphibians.

Nowadays the beautiful environment can be magnetic, there’re possibilities to angle, to cycle, to picnic, and to swim. There are playground, resting place, furnace in the wood.

The look-out tower was made in 2000.

In 1975, ruins of an old village and cemetery was found in the „Zöldhalom”(Green-Hill), originated from the 11th century. There’s a memorial column standing there since 2001.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Va n gehax jvgu n erzbinoyr gbc cneg.

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)