Well hello geocachers Here is how do things stand..This cache is made for one very special ocasion-our friends from Umea,Sweden,sent one specialy made coin to each capital of every European country, and with help from geocachers(and tht is you dear readers ) it should travel from geocache to geocache back "home" to Umeå. Hopefully it will reach it's goal before August 2, when they will be hosting an geocaching event..So coin sent to Belgread is placed in this very cache..Lets help our friends and get them their coin back,will we?If you are planing a trip to Sweden or anywhere in this direction pick up the coin and place it nearer to its goal
And if you are interestend to find out more or to take part in event here is where you can look it up:
Now lets say a few words about Umea :)
Umeå is the biggest city in Norrland and the twelfth biggest in Sweden. Umeå is a centre of education, technical and medical research in Sweden, with two universities and over 39,000 students. The city has been elected European Capital of Culture, 2014. Umeå is situated on the inlet of the Gulf of Bothnia at the mouth of the Ume River, in the south of Västerbotten. Umeå is about 600 km north of Stockholm. It is the largest city north of the Stockholm-Upsala region, and is sometimes referred to as the regional centre of northern Sweden. The nearby community of Holmsund serves as its port.. The near connections to Finland affects the population of the city - several Sweden Finns live in Umeå.The climate of Umeå is subartic, with short and fairly warm summers. Winters are lengthy and freezing but considering the latitude very mild due to the influence of the Gulf Stream. Average January temperature is about −8 °C (18 °F), July is 16 °C (61 °F).
The Opera of northern Sweden, the Norrland Opera, is based in the city. The annual Umea Jazz Festival is one of the larger Scandinavian festivals for modern jazz.Umeå is the home of the heavy metal band Meshuggah, which was labelled by the Rolling Stone as "one of the ten most important hard and heavy bands".The main museums in Umeå are: Bildmuseet - Museum of Contemporary Art and Visual Culture, Museum of the county of Västerbotten with Gammlia outdoor museum and the Swedish Ski Museum.Umea is a centre for cultural activities, with annual film and music festivals.Umeå is the centre of television in northern Sweden, SVT Nord and TV4's northern region office are both based in the city.
Even tho I have personaly never been to this city I am sure it would be a realy beautiful experience so I am advicing everyone of you who have time and opertunaty to go and visit Umea and it's summer event