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AZGTJ Rola-Pipas

A cache by dark_wolfe (H.P.) Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 08/14/2013
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
3 out of 5

Size: Size:   small (small)

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Rola-Pipas

Rola-pipas são rampas talhadas na pedra natural, que serviam para facilitar o transporte das pipas de vinho do caminho até ao mar, para serem transportadas em barcos para a ilha do faial.

O vinho do pico, muito apreciado pela sua qualidade e singularidade, era exportado para diversos países Europeus e Americanos, e também para a Rússia, sendo levado nas grandes rotas comerciais interatlânticas que faziam escala no Porto da Horta, ilha do Faial.

A passagem dos carros de bois, de uma maneira intensa e continua ao longo de séculos, transportando as pipas de vinho para os rola-pipas, cravaram na rocha sulcos profundos a que a população local chamou de rilheiras ou regueiras.

Esta multicache é composta por três etapas e leva-o a conhecer dois elementos que testemunham a tarefa heroica dos habitantes da ilha do Pico para produzir um vinho tão precioso - o vinho verdelho. A coordenada indicada leva-o ao primeiro conteiner, lá encontrará as do segundo e acaba no terceiro.

Uma das pipas deste tão famoso vinho ficou esquecida no caminho de uma adega até o rola pipas, tente descobri-la!

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Rola-pipas are ramps carved in rough stone to facilitate the transport of barrels to the sea, to be transported in small boats to Horta - Faial island.

The Pico wine, much appreciated for its quality and uniqueness, was exported to several European and American countries, and also to Russia, being taken in large cross-Atlantic trade routes that stopped at the port of Horta, Faial island.

The intense and continuous passage of the oxcarts, during centuries, carrying the wine barrels to the 'rola-pipas', dug deep ruts in the rock, that the locals called 'rilheiras' or 'regueiras'.

This multicache consists of three steps and takes you to visit two elements that witness the heroic task of the inhabitants of Pico island to produce such a precious wine - the verdelho wine. The coordinate indicated takes you to the first container, there you will find the second and it ends on the third.

One of the barrels of this precious wine was forgotten in the route to the 'Rola Pipas', try to discover it!

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Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Fgntr 1: hzn crqen qvsreragr, ngeáf qr hzn ebpun/ n qvssrerag fgbar, oruvaq n ebpx
Fgntr 2: Cubgb/ vzntrz fcbvyre 2
Svany/ raq: An ebpun, an sraqn. va gur ebpx, va gur penpx.

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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