Skip to Content

<

Caixa da Cal

A cache by Buzicos da Madeira Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 8/15/2008
Difficulty:
1 out of 5
Terrain:
2.5 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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

Watch

How Geocaching Works

Related Web Page

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

Geocache Description:

Para os meus amigos portugueses eu pus uma Hiperligação à tradução dos textos das minhas caches completas. Clique em cima ao "Related Web Page".

Rota da Cal

Placed in the area of São Vicente it’s a very nice and informative attraction which is worth to visit: The Lime Route. In Portuguese Rota da Cal”.

On a volcanic island, lime is very seldom and that’s why this place was very important in the past centuries. More Information you can get behind this webpage:

Madeira Rota da Cal

which is available in Portuguese and English. The job was very hard. The baskets filled with stones were up to 100 kg and had to be carried by feet from the quarry to the limekiln. The museum shows a short movie how lime was produced in the past. Spend this time and watch it. And a cool drink you can have at the bar at the museum.

The first ten finders of the cache can take a Photo CD with pictures of Madeira shot by myself. Pictures are only for private use. Otherwise you have to ask me for copy right.

Combine this route with a visit of the Encumeada Pass and the very interesting old north road. The very old parts of this road are “one way” only in the direction from São Vicente to Porto Moniz.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Haqre n ebggra gehax oruvaq n onfnygvp obyqre, 3 zrgref orfvqr gur genvy. Frr fcbvyre.
Nonvkb qr hz gebapb ncbqerpvqb ngeáf qr hz oybpb onfáygvpb, 3 zrgebf nb ynqb qb pnzvaub. Ire n vaqvpnçãb sbgbteásvpn.

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)



 

Find...

576 Logged Visits

Found it 569     Write note 5     Publish Listing 1     Owner Maintenance 1     

View Logbook | View the Image Gallery of 124 images

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

Current Time:
Last Updated:
Rendered From:Unknown
Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum

Return to the Top of the Page

Reviewer notes

Use this space to describe your geocache location, container, and how it's hidden to your reviewer. If you've made changes, tell the reviewer what changes you made. The more they know, the easier it is for them to publish your geocache. This note will not be visible to the public when your geocache is published.