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The Giants, the Douro river and the City!

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Hidden : 12/9/2004
Difficulty:
2.5 out of 5
Terrain:
3 out of 5

Size: Size: regular (regular)

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Geocache Description:

E: Serra das Meadas is a mountain near Lamego city. There are lot's of wind-turbines (giants). From there you can see the River Douro and several towns like: Lamego, Vila-Real, Armamar, Régua... Its not difficult to find. Enjoy the view!

P:A Serra das Meadas é uma montanha perto da cidade de Lamego. Existe lá um dos principais, e dos primeiros, Parques Eólicos de produção de energia eléctrica (gigantes). Pode ver-se o rio Douro e diversas cidades como: Lamego, Vila-Real, Armamar, Régua... A cache não é difícil de encontrar. Aprecie a paisagem que é FABULOSA!

E: From Lamego you must take the direction of the Eolic park "Fonte da Mesa" that is located on "Serra das Meadas". After passing the "Biologic Park" entrance you must leave the main road and take the first road at your right. From here .. follow your gps instructions! At the spot there is a normal cache, with blue cover, marked Geocache 1. Inside you will find some literature, documents and the instrutions to the second and final cache point.
The final cache is almost, but NOT, reacheable by car, from the main road. Its a regular cache, red covered, marked Geocache 2.

Good Luck, enjoy yourself and visit the Biologic Park!

P:A partir da cidade de Lamego deve seguir na direcção do Parque Eólico "Fonte da Mesa" que está situado na Serra das Meadas. Após ter passado a entrada do "Parque Biológico" deve deixar a estrada principal e tomar a primeira estrada que encontre à sua direita. A partir daqui siga as instruções do gps! No ponto georeferenciado está uma Cache normal, com tampa azul, marcada Geocache 1. Dentro dela encontrará alguma literatura, documentos e as instruções para a segunda e última Cache.
A Cache final NÃO é atingível, de carro, a partir da estrada principal mas fica perto. É, novamente, uma Cache de tamanho normal, com tampa vermelha, marcada Geocache 2.

Boa Sorte, DIVIRTA-SE e, se puder, visite o Parque Biológico. Não se vai arrepender!!!!

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

R:Gur svany pnpur vf ba n ebpx ubyr pbirerq ol gjb ebpxf.
C: N pnpur svany rfgá ab ohenpb qr hzn ebpun, gncnqb cbe qhnf crqenf.

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)



 

Find...

  • Douro from geocache 1. E: River Douro and the city of Régua as seen from Geocache 1. P: O rio Douro e a Cidade da Régua vistos da Geocache 1.
  • Lamego from geocache 2.E: City of Lamego as seen from Geocache 2. P: Cidade de Lamego vista da Geocache 2.

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