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Xanthe Terra: As the CO has not responded to the request to check the cache, and after consulting local cachers, it seems that the building holding the observatory is under refurbishment and the observatory is not guaranteed to be there once finished.
Taking both these factors into consideration along with the CO lack of maintaining the cache in the past, it seems that archiving the cache is the only option.


Nicosia VI, Observatory – The 11th floor

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Hidden : 9/12/2008
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Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

The cache is a micro magnetic and is placed in very a popular public place packed with muggles.
(It was muggled and replaced on 29/3/2009 NEAR BY so read the description again please).

Nicosia series VI, Observatory – The 11th floor

Do you want to walk back in history on narrow streets, old houses and buildings? Then this is the cache for you and not only. Follow the Nicosia caches and be part of the history.

The history here is the 11th floor, Ledra Observatory Museum.

This building sticks out like a sore thumb in the medieval old city. Right in the middle of Ledra street a mini skyscraper of 12 floors, towers over other buildings not rising higher than 2-3 floors.

On its penultimate floor you find the observatory, where it's possible “to see” the division of the island.

The cache was all time available, but now since we replaced the cache in a near by position, you have to be on the 11th floor in order "TO SEE" the cache location, so the cache view location now is NOT ALL TIME AVAILABLE. Visiting hours of the 11th floor are Monday to Saturday from 9.00am – 6.00pm and Sunday 10.00am – 6.00pm. The cache itself is all time available if you want to look the 11th floor and go for the cache some other time.

The cache IS NOT in the 11th floor, but you have to be there in order to find its location.
So when you be in the 11th floor look from the east window 94 meters far east. There you will see a parking opposite a church.
Now use your GPS sight and go mode compass and mark it ( a chance to know more about your unit)
Go to street level now and go for it. Search as you have search the Nicosia V, Ochi cache.
**Sorry for the new rules, but muggles has compromise its original location.**

To top the new adventure, for those who know how to use the new Cyprus coordinate system in LTM the final coordinates for the cache location are a give away to you at these coordinates:
0393469, enjoy.

Cache notes:
Please, REPLACE the cache as found for its survival.
Bring your own pen or pencil to log.
Please also do not use stamps (it takes A LOT OF SPACE).
A FTF diploma in the cache.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Cnexvat abgvpr obneq

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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