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a piece of Portugal in Osaka

A cache by SawCastro & Shin.jp Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 03/13/2012
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
2 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Japan and Portugal have a long relationship since the 16th century despite the big distance between our countries and the noticeable cultural differences. I believe that the differences among humans are one of the most important drivers for human evolution. Visiting Osaka, about 30 years ago, changed a lot in my way of thinking, resulting from contact with Japanese people and culture. Due to the great respect and appreciation I feel for Japan, I'm very proud of having this geocache published in Osaka, thanks to the priceless cooperation of my friend, Shin.jp

Osaka Castle - Osaka - Japan São Filipe Castle - Setubal - Portugal

Two different castles - The visit of the Portuguese Vessel “Sagres” in 1983 to Osaka was to participate in the commemorations of the 400th anniversary of the Osaka Castle. That’s why I choose to dedicate this cache to the Osaka Castle, also build in the 16th century, when the Japan/Portugal relationship was starting to develop. Also to illustrate some differences among our two cultures I choosed to publish a photo of a Portuguese Castle in Setubal, my birth town, also built in the 16th century.

The cache - It’s hidden in the Osaka Castle area. Please mind that the coordinates may not be stable due to a high and steep rock wall.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

ybbx ng fcbvyre cvpgherf

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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