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Welcome to Roja [BYOP]

A cache by edgarss Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 05/01/2010
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1 out of 5

Size: Size:   micro (micro)

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Geocache Description:

[LAT] Konteineritis atrodas lielaja Rojas uzraksta. Kopa šadi uzraksti ir 3: uz Rigas, Kolkas un Talsu pusi. BYOP - nemiet lidzi savu rakstamo

[ENG] The container is located in the big title of Roja. Totally there are 3 of them: Riga, Kolka and Talsi directions BYOP - bring your own pen


[LAT] Roja ir sena osta, jurniecibas un tirdzniecibas centrs. Kugošanai Rojas upi izmantojuši jau senie vikingi. Par to netieši liecina ta sauktas velna laivas - akmenu kravumi upes krastos pie Bilavam (GC1V6BE), Lubes un citur. Pirmo reizi rakstos Roja mineta 1387. g. Hercogu laikos Roja un tuvejos ciemos uzbuveti 116 kugi. 19.-20. gs. mija te jura nolaisti 26 burukugi. Tradicijas nav aizmirstas - Celtnieku iela 5 aplukojama L. Veidemana gatavoto burinieku modelu kolekcija. Jomas ielas gala jura zviln milzu Rojas dižakmens. Neparasta piekrastes ainava - lauki un darzi stiepjas lidz pašai jurai. Celotaju ertibam un atputai Roja iekartoti jauki krodzini un viesnicas.

[ENG] Roja is an old port, and a center of fishery and trading. Even the ancient Vikings used it for sailing. So called Devils Boats (Velna laivas) – a pile of stones near Bilava (GC1V6BE), Lube etc can be considered as an evidence for that. For the first time Roja in writings appeared in 1387. In the 17th and 18th centuries 116 ships were built in Roja and the nearest villages. In the beginning of 20th century there were 26 sailing ships launched. Traditions aren’t forgotten – in Celtnieku Str. 5 you can see a collection of sailing ship models which are made by L. Veidemanis. At the end of Joma Str. the Grand Stone of Roja (Rojas dižakmens) lies in the sea.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

[LAT] ohegf E
[ENG] yrggre E

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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