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Plakias Old Mill

A cache by CoKa Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 06/21/2010
Difficulty:
2 out of 5
Terrain:
2.5 out of 5

Size: Size: small (small)

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Geocache Description:

The Plakias old mill is located in a nice small gorge. From the given parkingplace its a short 1200 meter walk to the cache.

The Plakias old mill is located in the small gorge named Kotsifou. Water came from the main stream about a kilometre further up the valley and ran in a narrow stone leat to the top of the mill. Here it dropped inside the vertical stone pipe onto the mill blades that can still be seen in a cave below.
Some traces of the leat above the wheat mill can still be seen and there are the remains of a bread oven in the lowest building.

According to the local people the wheat mill was until the mid-1960s in operation.

If you follow the path up through the mill's stonework you can continue upwards quite steeply. This is a good clear path reaching the road at the upper end of Myrthios.

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Pybfr gb gur Byq Zvyy va gur jnyy oruvaq n fznyy fgbar. Frr fcbvyre cvpgher.

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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