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leh monastery and palace

A cache by troll vertaco, jobatt Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 11/09/2014
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
3 out of 5

Size: Size:   regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:


cache that provides a breathtaking view of the countryside and the city of Leh (capital and largest city of Ladakh at 3500m altitude).
the cache is located next to the palace of leh, built in the first part of the 17th century by King Sengge Namgyal. The royal family has long lived in the palace of 9 floors. Today it is installed in the palace of stok.
Overhanging Tsemo Namgyal Gompa which to him was built during the 16th century. Its ruined fort and its Buddhist monastery houses a beautiful statue of buddha.

the top you had a nice view of shanti stupa

ideal walk during the first days of acclimatization.
box of about 20cmx10cmx5cm, wide enough to house TB

think has to be very discreet cache and a crossing and view !!

big up for gonbo and konchok

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

gur obggbz bs n fznyy synj

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)