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O Velho do Parque Traditional Geocache

Hidden : 08/26/2020
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size:   regular (regular)

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Lenda de Pedro Sem

Pedro Sem era um mercador rico mas não tinha títulos de nobreza, o que muito o afectava. Possuía muitas naus na Índia e era também usurário. Vivia rodeado de luxo à custa da desgraça alheia, pois emprestava dinheiro a juros elevados. Um dia, estavam as suas naus para chegar, carregadas de especiarias e outros bens preciosos, quando a sua máxima ambição foi realizada: casou-se com uma jovem da nobreza, em troca do perdão das dívidas do seu pai. Decorria a festa de casamento, que durou quinze dias consecutivos, quando as naus de Pedro Sem se aproximaram da barra do Douro.

O arrogante mercador, acompanhado pelos seus convidados, subiu à torre do seu palácio e, confiante do seu poder, desafiou Deus, dizendo que nem o Criador o poderia fazer pobre. Nesse momento, o céu azul deu lugar a uma grande tempestade! Pedro Sem assistiu impotente ao naufrágio das suas naus. De seguida, a torre foi atingida por um raio que fez deflagrar um incêndio que destruiu todos os seus bens. Arruinado, Pedro Sem passou a pedir esmola nas ruas, lamentando-se a quem passava: “Dê uma esmolinha a Pedro Sem, que teve tudo e agora nada tem…”.

Legend of Pedro Sem

Pedro Sem was a wealthy merchant but had no titles of nobility, which greatly affected him. He owned many ships in India and was also a usurer. He lived surrounded by luxury at the expense of the misfortunes of others, as he lent money at high interest rates. One day, his ships were arriving, loaded with spices and other precious goods, when his maximum ambition was realized: he married a young woman of the nobility, in exchange for the forgiveness of his father's debts. The wedding party took place, which lasted fifteen consecutive days, when Pedro Sem's ships approached the Douro bar.


The arrogant merchant, accompanied by his guests, went up to the tower of his palace and, confident of his power, challenged God, saying that even the Creator could not make him poor. At that moment, the blue sky gave way to a great storm! Pedro Sem helplessly watched the shipwreck of his ships. Then the tower was struck by lightning that set off a fire that destroyed all of its assets. Ruined, Pedro Sem started begging in the streets, lamenting those who passed by: “Give alms to Pedro Sem, who had everything and now has nothing…”.

A cache:

O pobre Pedro continua pelas ruas da amargura, mas se há coisa que não lhe falta é a água, por isso, quando o virem, ajudem-no a esvaziar o jarro.

The cache:

Poor Pedro continues on the streets of bitterness, but if there is one thing he doesn’t lack, it’s water, so when you see him, help him empty the jar.

 

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

AÃB B ERGVERZ QB YBPNY, CBE SNIBE. Frwnz qvfpergbf. Ab pnagvaub, rfcervgn b iryuvaub.
QB ABG ERZBIR VG SEBZ GUR FVGR, CYRNFR. Or qvfperrg. Va gur pbeare, jngpu gur byq zna.

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)