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A Ilha do Tesouro

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Hidden : 02/24/2021
Difficulty:
1.5 out of 5
Terrain:
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size:   large (large)

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Ilha do Côco

Localizada 340 quilômetros a sudoeste da Costa Rica, é patrimônio mundial da Unesco, é parte do país desde 1832 e coberto por densa floresta tropical.

A ilha tropical é realmente tão misteriosa e atraente quanto parece.

O autor Michael Crichton ficou tão apaixonado pelo local que criou a famosa Isla Nublar, de “Jurassic Park” com base nela. Mas foi o romance clássico de Robert Louis Stevenson “A Ilha do Tesouro” que deu fama à Ilha do Coco.

É possível entender o fascínio que ela causa, ao pairar sobre os penhascos de mais de 90 metros, praias de areia preta, inúmeros rios e riachos e a deslumbrante cascata na baía Wafer.

As únicas criaturas reais da ilha são as 400 espécies de insetos e 90 de pássaros. Os verdadeiros perigos estão abaixo da superfície e muitas vezes se mostraram mortais, pois a ilha é cercada por grandes populações de tubarões tigre e martelo. As grandes cavernas subterrâneas e túneis vulcânicos proporcionam muita vida marinha.

Tesouro de Lima

O mistério que confunde os exploradores há séculos está na forma de tesouros escondidos por toda a ilha, com valor estimado em US$ 1 bilhão. Tudo começou em 1820, quando o Peru iniciou uma guerra contra o império espanhol, que colonizou parte das Américas. O general argentino José de San Martin planeava invadir Lima e o vice-rei da Espanha decidiu que seria melhor remover todas as riquezas das áreas de zona de guerra para garantir a segurança.

Os espanhóis contrataram o respeitado capitão britânico William Thompson e seu navio Mary Dear para salvaguardar o que hoje é conhecido como o Tesouro de Lima. Uma embarcação cheia de moedas de ouro, prata, diamantes e uma estátua da Virgem Maria de ouro maciço em tamanho real.

O capitão Thompson e seus homens, gananciosos, acabaram por matar todos os soldados e sacerdotes espanhóis a bordo e foram para a ilha do Coco, onde enterraram a enorme recompensa.

Um navio de guerra espanhol perseguiu-os e a tripulação foi condenada, exceto o capitão Thompson e seu imediato, que concordaram em cooperar para localizar e recuperar o tesouro. Mas os dois escaparam assim que desembarcaram na ilha e nunca foram recapturados. Desde então, centenas de exploradores tentam localizar as riquezas, mas sempre falham.

 

**Agradeço que não movam as caches do sítio, é-me muito difícil fazer a manutenção quando tenho de andar à procura das minhas caches... Prejudica a manutenção e dificulta tê-las sempre em boas condições.**

 

English

 

Coconut Island

Located 340 kilometers southwest of Costa Rica, Unesco's world heritage has been part of the country since 1832 and covered by dense rainforest. The tropical island is really as mysterious and attractive as it looks.

The author Michael Crichton was so in love with the place that he created the famous Isla Nublar, from “Jurassic Park” based on it. But it was Robert Louis Stevenson's classic novel "The Treasure Island" that made Coco Island famous. It is possible to understand the fascination that it causes, when hovering over the cliffs of more than 90 meters, black sand beaches, countless rivers and streams and the stunning waterfall in Wafer Bay.

The only real creatures on the island are 400 species of insects and 90 species of birds. The real dangers are below the surface and have often proved deadly, as the island is surrounded by large populations of tiger and hammerhead sharks. The large underground caves and volcanic tunnels provide a lot of marine life.

Lima Treasure
The mystery that has baffled explorers for centuries is in the form of hidden treasures across the island, worth an estimated $ 1 billion. It all started in 1820, when Peru started a war against the Spanish empire, which colonized part of the Americas. Argentine general José de San Martin planned to invade Lima, and Spain's viceroy decided that it would be better to remove all wealth from war zone areas to ensure security.

The Spaniards hired the respected British captain William Thompson and his ship Mary Dear to safeguard what is now known as the Lima Treasury. A vessel full of gold, silver, diamonds and a life-size solid gold statue of the Virgin Mary. Captain Thompson and his greedy men ended up killing all Spanish soldiers and priests on board and went to the island of Coco, where they buried the enormous reward.

A Spanish warship chased them and the crew was condemned, except Captain Thompson and his mate, who agreed to cooperate to locate and recover the treasure. But the two escaped as soon as they landed on the island and were never recaptured. Since then, hundreds of explorers have tried to locate the riches, but they always fail.

 

** Thank you for not moving the caches on the site, it is very difficult for me to do maintenance when I have to search for my caches ... It impairs maintenance and makes it difficult to always keep them in good condition. **

 

 

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

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Decryption Key

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