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The beech hedge called Les Charmilles is the longest one of Belgium, with a length of 573 m. The green tunnel consists of 4700 beeches, 60 to 70% of them are older than hundred years. This tree hedge was cultivated in 1885 on behalf of J. R. Nys, a former entrepreneur.
Park your car at N 50° 28.102 E 005° 46.749.
Go to the two pillars that mark the beginning of Les Charmilles.
Before you start your walk through the green tunnel don’t forget to look to the right.
There is a memorial for a noble lady.
Note when she died: ab. Decembre cdef.
Now walk and enjoy the landscape.
At the end of the tunnel you will find a bench, there you can rest and calculate where to search for the cache.
It is hidden at N 50° 28.(B-A-E)(D/2)(C) E 005° 46.(B-C)(B-E)(A-E).
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- SPOILERPicture taken in April 2009
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Coordinates are in the WGS84 datum