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Hidden : 08/05/2011
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[LATVIAN] Slepnis ir balta, udens necaurlaidiga karbina (bilde ir pievienota), kas satur logbook un zimuli, bet iesaku nemt lidzi savu rakstamo katram gadijumam.


[ENGLISH] Cache is white waterproof container (image has been attached) that contains logbook and a pencil but i advise you to take your own pen or pencil just in case.


Slepnis ir balta, udens necaurlaidiga karbina (bilde ir pievienota), kas satur logbook un zimuli, bet iesaku nemt lidzi savu rakstamo katram gadijumam.

Slepnis atrodas Bikernieku meža. Daudziem nezinama, bet ieveribas cieniga un sveta vieta. Lai ari ši nebija originali ieplanota slepna vieta, dodoties uz Bikernieku trasi caur mežu, atklaju šos kapus un velos, lai ari jus tos apskatitu, tapec slepnis tagad ir tur, kur tas ir.

Ar slepni, ludzu, apieties loti uzmanigi, esmu piestradajis pie ta, tapec, ludzu, respektejiet. Kad esat beiguši, ludzu, nolieciet atpakal visu ka tas bija. Paldies.

BRIDINU, VISI LOGI, KAS DARBOSIES KA SPOILERI, TIKS DZESTI!!!

 

Memorials Bikernieku meža

Bikernieku meža atrodas lielaka nacisma terora upuru iznicinašanas un apbedijuma vieta. Laika posma no 1941. lidz 1944. gadam šeit nogalinaja aptuveni 35 tukstošus cilveku, kuru vidu bija ebreji no Latvijas un Rietumeiropas valstim, Padomju karagustekni un nacistu politiskie pretinieki.

Bikernieku meža gravjos gulošo ebreju upuru kopejais skaits sasniedz 20 tukstošus. Par pirmajiem ebreju upuriem kluva vairaki tukstoši viriešu, kurus pec aresta pirmajas 1941. gada julija nedelas ievietoja Centralcietuma, bet no turienes parveda uz Bikernieku mežu un nogalinaja. 1942. gada Bikernieku meža nošava aptuveni 12 tukstošus ebreju no Vacijas, Austrijas un Cehoslovakijas.  1943. gada šeit iznicinaja Rigas geto gusteknus, ko atzina par nederigiem nosutišanai uz Keizarmeža nometni, bet 1944. gada rudeni – Keizarmeža darba nespejigos. Pavisam Bikernieku meža atzimetas 55 masu apbedijumu vietas.

Ar Vacijas tautas kara apbedijumu savienibas, Austrijas Republikas nacionala fonda, Vacijas valdibas un vairaku Vacijas pilsetu municipalitašu atbalstu 2001. gada tika atklats pec arhitekta Sergeja Riža projekta veidotais memorialais komplekss.

Ansambla centra atrodas melna granita kubs – simbolisks altaris, kura malas izkalti vardi no Ijaba gramatas: „Zeme, manas asinis neapsedz un manu kliedzienu neapslep!” Apkart izvietotie tukstoš akmeni atgadina tradicionalos ebreju kapus. Uz atseviškiem akmeniem iegrebti Eiropas pilsetu nosaukumi, kas ir dzimtas vietas Bikernieku meža dusošajiem cilvekiem. Uz betona stabiem, kas atrodas visa memoriala teritorija, ir atveidoti visiem saprotami simboli, kuri apzime nonavetu šeit upuru dažadas grupas, Davidzvaigzne, erkšku vainags un krusts.

Cache is white waterproof container (image has been attached) that contains logbook and a pencil but i advise you to take your own pen or pencil just in case.

Cache is hidden in the Bikernieki forest. This is not a well-known place but it really is impressive and sacred. Even though this wasn't the originally planed place for this cache while riding my bike through Bikernieki forest i found this place. I was amazed and I want you all to see it too so that's why this cache is where it is now.

Please be carefull with this cache i put my work into it so i hope you can respect it. When done, please put everything back as it was before. Thank you!

WARNING - ALL SPOILER LOGS WILL BE DELETED!!!

 

Memorial in the Bikernieki forest

The biggest site of mass killing and burial of victims of Nazi terror in Latvia is located in Bikernieku Forest. From 1941 till 1944, 35,000 people, including Latvian and Western European Jews, Soviet war prisoners, and the Nazis’ political adversaries, were killed here. To date, 55 mass graves have been found in Bikernieku Forest.

The total number of Jewish victims lying in the mass graves of Bikernieku Forest is about 20,000. The first Jewish victims were several thousand men arrested in the first weeks of July, 1941 who were kept in the Central Prison and later brought to Bikernieku Forest to be shot. In 1942 about 12,000 Jews from Germany, Austria, and Czechoslovakia were shot here. In 1943, Riga Ghetto prisoners who were not transferred to the “Kaizerwald” concentration camp were killed here, followed in the autumn of 1944 by those “Kaizerwald” prisoners no longer able to work.

On November 30, 2001 with the support of the Volksbund Deutsche Kriegsgräberfürsorge e. V., the National Fund of the Republic of Austria, the German government, and the municipalities of several German towns the memorial designed by Sergejs Rizhs was opened to the public.

At the centre of the memorial there is a black granite cube symbolizing the altar, with quotations from the Book of Job carved into its sides: “O earth, do not conceal my blood! Let there not be a place for my screams! (16:18).” The ground is covered with thousands of granite stones to resemble a traditional Jewish cemetery. Several stones have the names of European cities carved into them. These are the birth places of those who lie in Bikernieku Forest. The concrete pillars located all around the territory of the memorial have various signs on them: the Star of David, the Crown of Thorns and the Cross.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

[LATVIAN] Qvinf znfnf oynxhf fgni, ivran cne bgeh ynonxn, wb tynon onygb xbagrvarev. Xncšnan xbxn ine ohg ovfgnzn! Arncynhmvrg ivfhf mnehf!
[ENGLISH] Gjb fvfgref arkg gb rnpu bgure. Bar vf orggre guna gur bgure orpnhfr fur vf uvqvat gur pnpur. Pyvzovat hc pbhyq or qnatrebhf! Qb abg oernx nyy gur fcevtf!

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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