# The Palace [Pinhal Novo] Mystery Cache

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- Difficulty:

- Terrain:

Size: (regular)

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## Geocache Description:

The objective of this cache is to show you a very quiet place that is now a shadow of what it used to be !

Once you get there take some time to drive/walk around and imagine it a few decades ago… I left some “points of interest coordinates” inside the final cache to help.

**Now the hunt
!**

This coordinates will take you to a park were you must find the following 5 structures to obtain the hints to waypoint 2.

The most distant structure is only 110 m from the given coordinates.

You don't necessarily need to follow this order to achieve your goal.

See the attached pictures to help you find the structures.

# Toma d' Água

Beside the Toma d'Água there is a train painted on the tiles. What is the number on the train chimney ?

The answer is your variable __A__

Example: if the number is 0962 , then ** A** =
0962

# Pinheirinhos

In the plaque in front of the well there is a price, assume the comma as a variable separation.

The answers are your variables ** B** ,

__C__
Example: if price is
25,45
; then ** B
=** 25
and

**= 45**

__C__**Bebedouro**

In the watering place you will see lots of number. What is their total ?

The answer is your variable __D__

Example: if the numbers are 1; 2 ; 3 ; 4 ; 5 , the total is
1+2+3+4+5 = 15 , then ** D** = 15

**Chafariz**

Find the date in this fountain.

The answers are your variables
** E ** ,

**and**

__F__

__G__
Example: if date is
22-7-1940
, then ** E**
= 22
,

**= 7 and**

__F__**= 1940**

__G__
**Busto**

In José Maria dos Santos bust there are three dates, his birth (Nascimento) , death (Falecimento) and homage (homenagem).

The answers are your variables
** H**
,

**,**

__I__

__J__** **
Example:
N. 1800
- F. 1850

Homage - July 1900

then ** H** =
1800
,

**= 1850 and then**

__I__**= 1900**

__J__**Now it is time
for some math !!**

Waypoint 2 is
:
North ** P**
º

**,**

__Q__

__R__
West
** S** º

**,**

__T__

__U__ Were
:
** P** =

**/ 3 –**

__D__

__E__
** Q** =

**–**

__G__

__I__
** R** =

**x**

__B__**–**

__C__**–**

__A__

__Q__
** S** =

**– 1**

__F__
** T** =

**–**

__J__**–**

__H__

__C__
** U** = (

**+ 2 ) x**

__T__**+**

__E__

__D__Done ? Do you want to make sure you have it right ? Well… Waypoint 2 is 3850 meters away from the given coordinates.

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Additional Hints**
(Decrypt)

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