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Blausteinsee

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Hidden : 5/17/2003
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
3 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:


The Blinky Bill Softcoal Cache shows the present, Spooky II shows a location where you already can see the future's impact. But what will locations as Spooky II will look like in future? The Siebengebirge cache is one example. The surroundings of the Blausteinsee Cache give another one.

The way is about 15 km long and can be done on foot, by bike or on inline skates. You can take a perambulator with you without problems.

If you want to go to the starting point by bus or rail, you have to go to the main station of Eschweiler (Eschweiler Hauptbahnhof) by train. Continue by bus line EW1 or 48 to the "Eschweiler Bushof" (central bus station). Then take bus line EW2 to the bus stop "Friedhof" or line 6 to the bus stop "Freibad" in direction to "Dürwiß". You can get bus timetable information at www.avv.de.

You can do kiting between the starting point and the lake. You can swim in the outdoor swimming pool nearby (N 50° 50.670; E 6° 16.952) but swimming in the lake is forbidden. Minigolf (N 50° 50.715; E 6° 16.957) and a playground (N 50° 50.175; E 6° 17.038) are nearby as well.

Station 1: N 50° 50.710; E 6° 16.604
(Station 1b:N 50° 51.593, E 6° 17.299 You may start here if the parking lot at station 1 is too crowded. Follow the white arrows on the floor in direction to station 1.)
Station 2: N 50° 50.618; E 6° 16.049
Station 3: N 50° 51.766; E 6° 15.215
Station 4: N 50° 51.495; E 6° 14.538
How many inhabitants lived here bevor the were moved and the village was destroyed (Abbaggerung)? The first digit is A.

A = ...

Station 5: N 50° 52.0A5; E 6° 1A.957
How many "Schöffen" were here in 1347? The number is B.

B = ...

Station 6: N 50° 52.B95; E 6° 1B.A19
When did it start looking down from the "Kirchspiel"? The third digit is C.

C = ...

Station 7: N 50° 51.9C8; E 6° 15.CA8
How old was the "tugentsahme Johannes Theodorus Schoengens" when he died (german: starb)?

D = Age - 73 = ...

E = Age - 75 = ...

Station 8: N 50° 51.D66; E 6° 1E.215
Which number can you read on the stone?

F = ...

Follow the white arrows on the ground. The cache is at

Station 9: N 50° 51.(F+3)BC; E 6° 17.F2(E+1).

If you are hungry, you may stop at N 50° 51.639, E 6° 17.438. Meals are said to be good there, but they are not cheap.

Follow the white arrows on the ground to station 1 or 1b.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Gur pnpur vf ng gur onpx bs gur terra ohvyqvat.

Decryption Key

A|B|C|D|E|F|G|H|I|J|K|L|M
-------------------------
N|O|P|Q|R|S|T|U|V|W|X|Y|Z

(letter above equals below, and vice versa)



 

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