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A cache by Inez Rodriguez Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 05/15/2009
Difficulty:
1 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

[LAT] Slēpnis ir neliela kārbiņa ar logbooku un zīmuli tajā.

[ENG] Container is a little tube containing logbook and pencil.

[LAT] 1941. gada 14. jūnijā un 1949. gada 25.martā no Skrundas stacijas tika deportēti 2916 nevainīgu iedzīvotāju. Kopumā laikā no 1941. līdz 1953. gadam no Latvijas tika izsūtīti aptuveni 190 000 cilvēku, tai skaitā bērni, sirmgalvji un sievietes mātes cerībās. Tikai retajam izdevās paņemt līdzi siltas drēbes un pārtiku. Daudzi mira pa ceļam uz Sibīriju, daudziem nācās sākt jaunu, grūtu dzīvi tālā, svešā zemē…

1998.gada Skrundas stacijā tika atklāts piemiņas vagons – muzejs, kas veltīts šiem traģiskajiem notikumiem.

[ENG] On June 14th 1941 and March 25th 1949 from railway station Skrunda 2916 innocent people were deported to Siberia. Overall there were about 190 000 people exiled from Latvia from year 1941 to 1953. Among them – little kids, aged persons and pregnant women. Just some of them managed to take warm clothes and food with them. Many died on their way to Siberia and many had to start a new hard life in a far foreign land…

In 1998 a memorial wagon – museum near station Skrunda was unveiled, dedicated to these tragic facts.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

[LAT] Vrrwnf ynon chfr, mrz

[ENG] Evtug fvqr bs gur ragenapr, haqre

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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