2011-03-15 43 27

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Tue 15 Mar 2011 in 43,27:
43.2336985, 27.7853937

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[edit] Location

The location is at the side of the road to Ignatievo town.

[edit] Participants

Just me and my bike :)

[edit] Expedition

Today when browsing XKCD I found something about geohashing and started reading. Soon it sounded very interesting and I checked the hash near my home. It was very near and reachable by fine road. Also there were no other expeditions in my graticule. I red some pages while thinking "to go or not to go"...

Finaly I decided. Dusted the bike, pumped up the tyres and went riding. No planning ahead at all. Just on a hunch. I was hoping to record a track of my ride but "Open GPS tracker" and "MyTracks" on my GalaxyS both failed me. Made the trip with just a few stops - one for orientation on the way there and several on the way back to take some pictures.

The hashpoint was some 10 meters aside of the road. There was a lot of garbage around but I couldn't take any because it was very big.

[edit] Photos

[edit] Achievements

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kisolre earned the Virgin Graticule Achievement
by being the first to reach any hashpoint in the (43, 27) graticule, here, on 2011-03-15.
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kisolre earned the Bicycle geohash achievement
by cycling 16,5 km to the (43, 27) geohash on 2011-03-15.
2011-03-15 43 27 Kisolre.jpg