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Mata da Santa - Saint's Wood [S. Miguel]

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Hidden : 4/25/2009
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Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:

Localiza-se entre as canadas das Socas e Nova do Pópulo, nas freguesias do Rosário e Livramento.

Mata da Santa - Saint's Wood

Localiza-se entre as canadas das Socas e Nova do Pópulo, nas freguesias do Rosário e Livramento.

Mata de acácias, incensos e louros é um dos poucos, senão o único, pulmão verde entre os concelhos de Ponta Delgada e Lagoa, onde nidifica o milhafre, o mocho e o pombo torcaz.

A mata está enquadrada num trilho turístico de cavalos, e fica localizada numa zona de moradias, com potencialidades turísticas.

Os trilhos da mata são percorridos por turistas que circulam no espaço para contactarem com a natureza e conhecerem a história do túmulo, e por peregrinos que vão orar à imagem de Santa Maria Madalena.

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This old wood is located between the “Canada das Socas” and “Canada Nova do Pópulo” in  the areas of  Rosário and Livramento.

Wood full of acacias, incense and bay, is considered the lung of Ponta Delgada and Lagoa, and several birds nest there like the goshawk, the owl and the torcaz. pidgeon. Also a touristic horse trail runs among those old trees.

Many pilgrims as well as tourists walk those trails to get closer to Mother Nature and also to see and honour the tomb where Saint Magdalene’s image lays.

The tomb has clear Templar influences shown in the cross above, as well as in its entrance hosted by an ancient oak tree.

A Cache

A Cache está na zona do túmulo, na orla da mata. Para chegar lá primeiro deve-se estacionar o carro nas seguintes coordenadas:
N 37º 45.546
W 025º 35.954

Depois, seguir a pé (ou de Jipe) pela canada até às coordenadas:
N 37º 45.711
W 025º 35.755

Nesse local, virar à direita e seguir as coordenadas da Cache para a encontrar!

Por favor tratem esta cache com carinho. Ela é muito especial, como irão ver!!

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The Cache

This cache is within the tomb area, at the edge of the wood. To get there you must park the car in the following coordinates:
N 37º 45.546
W 025º 35.954

Then, follow the narrow dirt road (canada) on foot (or with a Jeep) until you reach the next coordinates:
N 37º 45.711
W 025º 35.755

There, turn right and follow the cache’s coordinates to find it!

Please take good care of this cache. It is very special as you will see!!

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Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Cebpher ahzn pnivqnqr qronvkb qr hzn ebpun tenaqr, gncnqn pbz crqenf.
Ybbx vafvqr n fznyy pnir orarngu n ovt ebpx, pbirerq jvgu fznyy fgbarf.

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(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



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