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Short walk through the city of Mdina
Start at the Main Gate (Header coordinates) and enjoy the wonderful city of Mdina. While strolling around you will be able to answer the following questions.
Do not limit your attention to the given places of interest, but enjoy the whole city!!!
St. Agatha's chapel:
Above a door, you can see 2 coat of arms. They consist of a segments.
Search for "Sigismundo DIMECH". Next to it there is a year. Take the last digit as b.
In the first floor, there are 3 windows. How many emblems can you see above those windows? = c
Bastion Square: Time to enjoy a great view over Malta. And to look for "BEAULIEU". Nearby you find 3 numbers. d is the sum of the digits.
Follow the Bastion Street towards St.Pauls Cathedral and look for a plate about "Mons. Guzeppi De Piro". There are two dates. ef = difference of the years.
St. Pauls Cathedral:
Somewhere around you find a plate for "TULLIUS CICERO" and a date in roman numerals. Convert it and take the last digit as g
Go to the Iguanez Street and look for the Bacchus Restaurant. There are some informations about the previous use of the that chambers.
h is the difference of the dates, when it was used as gunpowder magazines.
The ROMAN settlement walls are dated back to the i century.
Now it is time for some calculations. You did not find all variables? Don't worry. There is some redundancy ;)
A = a/7 = i
B = d-2 = b
C = f+2 = g-1
D = h-3 = c-2
E = d = g
F = e-1 = 2c
Find the cache at:
N 35 53.ABC + 043
E 14 24.DEF + 007
The Cache is a small Lock&Lock box. Suitable for coins, but not for TBs. Use the Spoilerpicture and please rehide the box properly.
Note: Maintenance ensured by captain gore-tex. Note: New Hideout, April 2012