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Welcome to Ikskile

A cache by Helsa Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 05/28/2010
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
1 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:

BYOP!
PPSR!

The cache itself is a small container, it holds logbook, pencil and some things for the trade.

N 56° 50.372 E 024° 30.321
I'd recommend to start the trip from Ikskile railway station, as there's the first rock to look after. It is a monument devoted to Teodors Nete. Teodors Nete is a Russian diplomatic delivery man, born in Latvia. On February the 5th, 1926 he met his lifes final flag-station on train Maskava- Riga at the Ikskile railway station as he was defending the diplomatic mail.
To get the first number "A" you have to count all the symbols that are on the monument.

N 56° 50.360 E024° 30.334
As you'll have to walk more than 3 km, I'd like to offer you something delicious, like muffins and tea, and therefore the next point you have to visit is the tearoom Ruberts.
To get to the second number "B" you have to observe how many pictures of the pastry-cook there are on the outside of the building. Since the bakery has changed windows one of the pastry cooks have disappeared...so you'll have to imagine one more for the numbers to go right. So it's actually the number of the little chefs +1.

N 56° 50.151 E 024° 30.154
Assuming you've enjoyed the pleasures of the physical life let's move on to the pleasures of the spiritual life as the next object to look after is. Ikskiles Ev. Lutheran Church on Daugavas prospect 10. Appreciate the simple architecture of the building. It's opened since 1933 and during the occupation of Soviet Union it was used as a storehouse for the prophecy of the Latvian National Library. The parish was rejoined on 1989.
To get the third number "C" you have to count all the columns that are in front of the church.

N 56° 49.214 E 024° 30.111
As you've visited the church you'll have to take a longer walk to get to the next point as it lies next to the river Daugava. It is indeed the memorial stone of Ikskile. It reminds of the ancient Latvian village Libija and stands on the place where the first known masonry constructions were built in the Baltic States.
To get the number "D" you have to count - In how many languages is the name of the town you' re at written in?

So now you can walk along the coast of the river Daugava and by the way find the Uxkull dambis (dam) GC1K3AM and the St.Meinards Island GC1BEJV and/or even the Naves sala (The Island of Death) GC1BEDA caches if you want to or you can just enjoy the view of the Daugava..anyway, the next point is the lighthouse Vaduguns.

N 56° 50.072 E 024° 28.484
There is no real use of this lighthouse "Vaduguns", it's only a strange element of urban art. Vaduguns lighthouse author is Martinš Berlands. More about this lighthouse you can acknowledge on the
related webpage above.
To get the number "E" you have to count (don't you just love counting?) the number of times the red light flickers in 1 minute. Or if you hunt the cache in the daytime before the twilight have risen.. count the number of the holes in the lighthouses rack and then multiply the score by 2.

N 56° 49.889 E 024° 29.678
Hope you enjoyed your walk, you had the opportunity to see the Island of Death, now you'll see the monument of the events that happened on this island, as the next observation point is in the Ikskiles cemetery. On the monument there's written "Here lies 75 Latvian riflemen of Rigas 2nd squad. They died in brave fights against the German soldiers in the Island of Death on 1916. One day you'll come to here brothers in the language of hearts we'll speak to you in silence"
To get the number "F" you have to count how many lines are written on the stone.

N 56° 50.014 E 024° 29.638
And the last point "G". At the base of the mountain of the Ikskile amphitheater there are some rocks.
Count the number of the rocks and there you are.. do some arithmetical calculus and get the cache.

The semi-final formula is
SSS = A*E*C + B*A*F + C*G
ZZZ = A*F*G + E(B+D) + A - B

And the final formula is
N 56° 49.SSS E 024° 29.ZZZ

This is my first cache (yes, I know how to make my life harder), so please be nice and criticize me as much as possible. I like to learn from my mistakes. But don't bury me 6 feet under the ground, I promise you, next one will be better.

[LAT] Slepnis ir mazs un apalš lock&lock konteineris, ar viesugramatinu, 2B zimuli un zimulasinamo, ka ari daziem sikumiem mainai.

N 56° 50.372 E 024° 30.321
Iesaku ka pirmo objektu apmeklet Teodora Netes pieminekli (izdevigi tiem, kas parvietojas ar sabiedrisko transportu, tacu ari auto var bez maksas novietot pie pasas stacijas). Teodors Nete bija Latvija dzimis Krievijas diplomatiskais kurjers, kurs 1926ta gada 5 februari gaja boja vilciena Maskava- Riga Ikskiles stacija aizstavot diplomatisko pastu.
Lai tiktu pie cipara "A" ir jaizskaita visi simboli, kas atrodas uz akmens.

N 56° 50.360 E024° 30.334
Ta ka lai so slepni atrastu, bus diezgan daudz janostaiga, nevelos, lai Jus celu uzsakat tuksiem vederiem, tadel nakamais punkts - Ruberta konditoreja.
Lai tiktu pie skaitla "B" ir jaapluko konditorejas arpuse un jaizskaita, cik daudz maiznieku attelu uz tas ir attelots.
Edit: Viens no maizniekiem, kondirorijai mainot logus, ir devies pastaigā, tādēļ, lai iegūtu pareizo ciparu, to nāksies piedomāt klāt, pieskaitot 1.

N 56° 50.151 E 024° 30.154
Kad nu ir garsigi paest un dzive ieguvusi miligakus tonus, jadodas uz baznicu, lai ari gars tiktu pabarots ar estetisku baudijumu. Ikskiles Evangeliska Luteranu baznica, kas atrodas Daugavas prospekta 10, tika atverta jau 1933 gada, PSRS okupacijas laika ta tika izmantota ka Latvijas Nacionalas bibliotekas mantu glabatuve, tacu jau 1989 gada tas draudze tika atjaunota.
Skaitli C Jus iegusiet, ja baznicas galvenas ieejas kolonnas skaitisiet.

N 56° 49.214 E 024° 30.111
Kad nu ne tikai veders, bet ari gars ir pamielots, var doties garaka cela..jo nakamais objekts atrodas pie liktenupes Daugavas saniem. Tas ir Ikskiles memorialais akmens, tas atrodas senako zinamo Baltijas mura celtnu vieta un atgadina par Libiesu ciema seno varenibu. No vietas, kur atrodas akmens var aplukot ari Meinarda salu, vasaras laika pat to apciemot.
Lai nu ka atbilde uzdevumam D slepjas skaitli, kas apzime, cik valodas pilsetas, kura Jus tobrid atrodaties, vards ir akmeni iekalts.

Turpmak celu turpinasim gar Daugavas krastu, pa celam ir iespejams panemt, ja tas vel nav izdarits, tadus slepnus ka Uxkull dambis (dam) GC1K3AM, St.Meinards Island GC1BEJV un/vai pat Naves sala (The Island of Death) GC1BEDA, protams, var ari to nedarit un mierigi izbaudit dabu un skatu uz upi.

N 56° 50.072 E 024° 28.484

Punkta E objekts ir gana iespaidigs - 9, 5 m augsta un 750 kg smaga baka, kuras pamata ielietas 5 tonnas betona, un tomer,sis objekts ir pilnigi un galigi nelietderigs. "Vaduguns" baka tika atklata pirma Ikskiles vides makslas festivala laika, tas autors ir Martins Berlands, ja velies par so objektu uzzinat ko vairak, apmekle augstak mineto majaslapu.
Lai tiktu pie skaitla, kas slepjas aiz burta E, Tev ir jaizskaita, cik reizes minute baka pamirkskina savu sarkano aci, tacu, ja esi nodevies slepnosanai pirms kreslas iestasanas, tad saskaiti, cik caurumu atrodas bakas sastatne un pareizini so skaitli ar 2.

N 56° 49.889 E 024° 29.678
Cerams, ka pastaigas gar Daugavu laika ieveroji ari Naves salu, nu Tev bus iespeja iepazities ar pasu Naves sala krituso pieminekli, kas atrodas Ikskiles kapos. Uz monumenta ir rakstits "Se dus 2. Rigas bataljona 75 Latvju strelneeki. Kritusi varonigas cinas pret vaceeseem - Naves sala - 1916g. Citkart jus te atnakseet brali - sirds valoda mes ar jums runasim klusot"
Uzdevums skaitlim F ir sads: Saskaitit, cik rindinas ir uz pieminekla?

N 56° 50.014 E 024° 29.638
Un nu jau ari pedejais skaitlis G, lai pie ta tiktu ir jasaskaita, cik akmenu atrodas Ikskiles estrades pakalna piekaje. Kad tas ir izdarits, javeic nelieli aprekini, jasaliek skaitlus formula un jasteidz pec pasa slepna.

Pirma aprekinu formula:
SS = A*E*C + B*A*F + C*G
ZZZ = A*F*G + E(B+D) + A - B

Un galeja koordinatu formula:
N 56° 49.SSS E 024° 29.ZZZ

Pec Ikaaca&Egita priekslikuma
Visu punktos ieguto skaitlu kopsumma = 51

Sis ir mans pirmais slepnis, (ja, es nudien zinu, ka padarit dzivi sarezgitaku, ticu, ka sakt ar multislepni nav pats gudrakais, ko darit), tapec, ludzu, kritizejiet mani, jo man patik macities no kludam, tacu nenorociet mani lidz ar zemi, jo, ja mani parak nenosodisiet un es visu turpmako dzivi nepavadisu arstejoties no triekas, es apsolu, ka nakamais slepnis, ko izveidosu, bus daudz labaks par so.

Paldies par pacietibu.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

[ENG] Jung'f orarngu gur fbhaq bs fvyrapr?
[LAT] Xnf fyrcwnf mrz xyhfhzn fxnanf?

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)



 

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