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Tonteldoos II - Balmoral

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Hidden : 07/20/2008
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Die Tonteldoosreeks / The Tonteldoos Series.
Tonteldoos II - Balmoral

This is the second cache in the 'Tondeldoos' Series of 18. You may attempt cache finds in any order.

Throughout South Africa - our ‘Land of Milk and Honey’, 18 Tinderboxes have been hidden. In every one you will find a clue that you need to collect. During the Easter weekend of 2009, a code-deciphering key based on these clues will lead you to the coordinates of the 19th and final Great Cache. This series was inspired by Afrikaans-speaking Geocachers who wanted to share some of their personal history through geocaching.

A more comprehensive description of the theme for the series can be found in the cache itself as well as here.
Hierdie is die tweede skat in die Tonteldoosreeks van 18. Die skatte kan in enige volgorde gesoek word.

Regdeur Suid-Afrika - ons ‘Land van Melk en Heuning’ is daar 18 tonteldose weggesteek. Vannuit elkeen van hierdie Tonteldose moet jy ‘n leidraad versamel. Gedurende die Paasnaweek 2009 sal daar ‘n kode vrygestel word wat al 18 die leidrade gebruik om jou na die koördinate van die finale 19de Groot Skat te lei.Hierdie reeks was geïnspireer deur Afrikaans sprekende Geocachers wat iets van die Afrikaner geskiedenis wil deel.

Die volledige beskrywing van die tonteldoos-tema kan binne-in die Tonteldoos gelees word en ook hier.
Balmoral, as a town played a role in the fight of the Boer against the British. At various stages during the war have commandos regrouped in this town. Some of these are:
19th November 1900 - Skirmish
Failed battle at Diamond Hill, Gen Botha regrouped here.
A planning assembly took place here.
Gen De la Rey was in the area in July 1900

At the cache location there is a privately funded museum which depicts some of the monstrosities the war caused, with some very graphic photos from different eras. The museum is dedicated to all the Boer who perished in British concentration camps.
Balmoral, as 'n stad het a rol gespeel in die geveg van die Boer teen die Britse regering. Op verskillende tye gedurende die Anglo Boere Oorlog het verskillende kommando hier hergroepeer. Sommige van die gebeurtenisse is:
19th November 1900 - Hier geveg
'n mislukte geveg by Diamond Hill, het Gen Botha hier hergroepeer.
'n Beplannings sessie het hier plaas gevind.
Gen De la Rey was in die area in Julie 1900

By die skat se posisie is ook 'n privaat gefinansieerde museum wat van die wreedheid van die oorlog fotografies voorstel van verskillende eras. Die museum is gededikeer aan die Boere wat in al die konsentrasie kampe gesterf het, aan die hand van die Britte.
Please Note:This museum could contain strong political views, and some graphic photos of the genocide of the Boer war. Let wel:Hierdie museum kan moontlik 'n sterk politiese standpunt he, en 'n paar baie grafiese fotos van die volksmoord.
The cache contains two 35mm containers.
One contains the clue, and the other some old South African coins.
Die tonteldoos bevat twee 35mm film houers. Een het die leidraad en die ander 'n paar ou Suid Afrikaanse munt stukke.
I would like to thank Pam from the Boksburg Historical society, who assisted me with the cache location.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Pybfr gb gur srapr haqre fbzr ebpxf.

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)

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