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Zeddicus_Zorander: [english text follows]
Ciao lynx.attentus,

Dopo oltre 30 giorni dalla mia nota, non ho ricevuto alcuna risposta nè visto alcuna modifica.
Se non lo hai ancora fatto, per favore raccogli ogni eventuale resto della cache al più presto possibile. Se hai intenzione di intervenire sul cache, una volta completata l'operazione per favore lasciatemi un messaggio con il numero waypoint GC relativo alla cache. Sarò più che lieto di verificare nuovamente la cache per verificare la sua conformità con le linee guida.

Grazie per l'attenzione e per ogni ulteriore informazione ti prego di non esitare a contattarmi o attraverso il message center oppure inserendo un log in questa cache.
Ti ricordo di non fare 'Reply' a quest'email perchè non la riceverei.


Hi lynx.attentus,

After more than 30 days from my last note I didn't receive any answer and no action has been done.
If you haven't done so already, please pick up any remaining cache bits as soon as possible. If you are going to fix the problems connected to this cache, once it is ready please drop me a note and let me know the GC waypoint number of the cache. I will be more than happy to take a look at your cache again to see if it is still is within the guidelines of the Geocaching.com website for cache placement and posting.

Thanks for your understanding and for any further information please do not hesitate to contact me or through the message center or by inserting a log in this cache.
I recall you not to 'Reply' to this email since I would never receive it.

Un saluto e buon geocaching,
Zeddicus Zu'l Zorander | www.geocaching-italia.com
Groundspeak Volunteer Reviewer

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Fortress Ugovizza

A cache by speedstar Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 05/05/2011
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
2.5 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:

I will show you one of the greatest military buildings in Valcanale. It's maintained by the group Landscapes http://www.landscapesvalcanale.eu/benvenuti/. It's opened at special days and hours, or you can call for visit in advance.

Short description: You need good lights.

Be carefull to open the hidding place because the cachebox is made of glas.

The following information is from the user "lynx.attentus". Thanks a lot.

Between WWI and WWII Italy (among other countries like France, Germany, Kingdom of Yugoslavia, Greece) was building it's own fortification system on the borders. You have perhaps heard for Maginot's line or Siegfried's line in France. Well in Italy it was the Alpine Wall (Vallo Alpino in Italian). In kingdom of Yugoslavia it was called The Rupnik's line. Well let's go back to our fortress.

It was built as a part of Vallo Alpino. In the year 1943 this sector was part of Vallo alpino orientale with the XIV Corps in Treviso and this sector was no. XVII Tarvisio. It was guarded by G.A.F. (guardia alla frontiera) which was basically part of the armed forces of Italian kingdom.

Anyway, the whole wall was built between 1931 and 1943. Our fortress was built before the WWII. It was armed with rifles, machineguns and anti-tank rifles. After WWII it was modernized as you've seen it. The whole alpine wall was used until the end of Cold war and it was decommissioned in 1988 when all the armament was taken out of the bunkers.

Happy caching

Greetings speedstar

For the fortress tak3s care a voluntary group called Landscapes. I recomend you check their Facebook page at (visit link) for further information and contact.

- all visits are free of charge

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Pnpur vf uvqqra fbzrjurer va gur pbeevqbe gb gur svevat cbfvgvba Ab. 15 be lbh pna nfx gur thvqrf :Q

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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