2011-07-09 -25 28

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Sat 9 Jul 2011 in Pretoria:
-25.8280813, 28.3211713

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[edit] Location

Practically on top of a road in Pretoria. I don't know the area at all, but it seems easily accessible.

[edit] Participants

mithrandi

froztbyte

potato

mciversa

[edit] Plans

Pitch up hopefully around 16:00, find the location (should be trivial), hang around for a while, then go get something to eat.

[edit] Expedition

mithrandi navigated to the location by car with the assistance of GPS, with froztbyte and potato riding along. Once there, we found a convenient parking spot in front of a nearby complex, and walked across the road to approximately where the spot should be. GPS reception was a little spotty, so we couldn't easily find the exact spot, but we got as close as technology would allow; the faint strains of music drifting over provided an unexpected backing soundtrack for the whole event. We stood around chatting for a bit, and were pleasantly surprised when mciversa drove up to join us unannounced. Unfortunately we didn't have any other geohashers show up, so after hanging around a little longer, we departed again to get breakfast/lunch/dinner/whatever.

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[edit] Achievements

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mithrandi, froztbyte, potato, and mciversa earned the Land geohash achievement
by reaching the (-25, 28) geohash on 2011-07-09.
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mithrandi, froztbyte, and potato earned the Earliest geohasher achievement
by arriving first at the (-25, 28) geohash on 2011-07-09.
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mithrandi, froztbyte, potato, and mciversa earned the Virgin Graticule Achievement
by being the first to reach any hashpoint in the (-25, 28) graticule, here, on 2011-07-09.