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SideTracked - Dinas Powys

A cache by SilverStroller Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 06/22/2015
Difficulty:
1 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size: micro (micro)

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About SideTracked Caches

This cache belongs to the SideTracked series. It is not designed to take you to a magical place with a breath taking view. It's a distraction for the weary traveller, but anyone else can go and find it too. More Information can be found at the SideTracked Website (See Related Web Page above)


Put on your dancing shoes - congratulations to new-dawn and Olddandare for joint FTF cha-cha-cha

There is no need to enter the station (unless you want to). I would suggest that you do not park on the main road (Cardiff Road)– there is parking on Station Road (two minute walk). You are looking for a container just a tad smaller than a 35mm canister.

The village of Dinas Powis has two railway stations, one at either end of the village with Eastbrook station at the Cardiff end and Dinas Powys station at the Barry end. Both stations are on the same Vale of Glamorgan railway line operated by Arriva Trains Wales. Monday to Saturday daytimes there is a fifteen-minute frequency northbound to Cardiff Central and beyond. Southbound three trains per hour to Barry Island, plus an hourly service to Bridgend via Rhoose.

According to the historian John Davies, the name Dinas Powys (and its earlier spelling 'Dinas Powis') is derived from the Latin "Dinas Pagus" — meaning "city of pagans" [This is incorrect, of course. A 'pagus' was a Late Roman local regional description, the equivalent of a modern district council in Britain, and the kingdom of Powys derived its name from this, pagenses, '(land of the) country dwellers' or 'people of the pagi'. The root for Dinas Powys is the same, and means fort (dinas) of the country dwellers or the people].

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Vs lbh zvff gur genva, gel guvf zbqr bs genafcbeg. Srry ebhaq gur onpx, fgenc urvtug. Zntargvp.

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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