2009-12-29 48 11

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Tue 29 Dec 2009 in Baumhau:
48.0365348, 11.9009072

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[edit] About

East of Baumhau, close to a little forest and the usual meadow.

Link to the location


[edit] Expeditions

[edit] Harleydavidsonandy

After a long day of GeoVexilling and Geocaching, it was already dark when I arrived at this GeoHash around 18:00. The "village" Baumhau (yes without S) has only 5 or 6 buildings belonging to maybe 3 farms. As far as I can tell it is the usual Bavarian countryside with some forests, little villages and meadows. By driving there I passed Alxing, where a multi family house still has it's Christmas lights installed all over the place! Beautiful. Unfortunately no snow around here right now, would have been even nicer with loads of snow!

[edit] Omega

Visiting this hash was a rather spontaneous idea. I read about Harleydavidsonandy's trip right on this page, looked the location up on the map, noticed it's just about half an hour away from where I live and decided to visit it.

The only problem was that it was forty minutes to midnight when I decided to go, so I kinda had to hurry. I couldn't find the camera I had with me the last time I went geohashing so I could only take (really really really bad) pictures of the place with my PDA. I ran to my car, set up the navigation system to tell me where to go and drove off at around 11:30 p.m.

One unspectacular car drive and seventeen minutes later I arrived at this ominous Baumhau place and took a few documentary pictures. Then I proceeded to finding the spot, which was - contrary to what Google Maps said - not on the road but on a pretty steep part of a small hill. I wanted to take pictures of the hash location, but the quality of the pictures was horrible. Because the PDA doesn't have any sort of flash, I had to use a flashlight, otherwise I would only have black pictures. But even with my light, the PDA could only make pictures of things that were about twenty centimeters away, anything else is beyond recognition... so I couldn't document the nice moon, the forest about a hundred meters away, the mist at the bottom of the hill, the town of Baumhau that was nicely visible. The only thing I could do was take a picture of the earth the hash was on - from twenty centimeters distance, at 11:56 p.m.

All in all, it was a nice trip, but only because it was so damn close to midnight, making the entire expedition a race against time. There was nothing to see at Baumhau, so that part wasn't too spectacular. I was done with my business, so I got back in my car and drove back home, already thinking about what to write here tonight.