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Ruins Of Palmyra

A cache by MickyBN Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 12/25/2007
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size:   micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

Ruins Of Palmyra

Palmyra (Arabic: ????) was in ancient times an important city of central Syria, located in an oasis 215 km northeast of Damascus and 120 km southwest of the Euphrates. It has long been a vital caravan city for travellers crossing the Syrian desert and was known as the Bride of the Desert. The earliest documented reference to the city by its pre-Semitic name Tadmor, Tadmur or Tudmur, [1] is recorded in Babylonian tablets found in Mari [2]. Though the ancient site fell into disuse after the 16th century, it is still known as Tadmor (in Arabic ????) and there is a small newer settlement next to the ruins of the same name.

From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Palmyra

The cache is hidden inside the Baal-Temple.

Small note on cache maintenance: Camel Master will assist when he visits, and he also has a local friend who will be shown where the cache is hidden.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Sbyybj gur fnpevsvpvny navznyf´ jnl!

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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