2012-07-05 52 4

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Thu 5 Jul 2012 in 52,4:
52.2636138, 4.6028269

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In a park in Nieuw-Vennep

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If somebody wants to meet, let me know. Any time of the day will do. I don't have exact plans. I'll probably do a no-battery attempt, although the satellite images seem a bit outdated.

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The geohash was located in a park named Venneperhout in Nieuw-Vennep, a village in Holland. It's very close to the the border that seperates the provinces North-Holland and South-Holland.

I planned to do a no-battery hash. At home I drew some outlines of the park on an old piece of enveloppe. When I arrived in the park, it got a bit difficult, because there were more trees than I thought and they were blocking the view to the objects I had chosen as markers in my drawing. After a while, I thought I had figured it out and made a picture of myself at the geohash location. I then turned on my GPS device to see if I was right, and it showed I was 130m off!

Sigh, I mistook the wrong path for a certain line in my drawing.

Well, since I now was in the vincinity of the geohash anyway, I used GPS to get to the exact spot. The park is pretty wide with a lot of grass and low bushes, so it should not be too difficult to reach. Unfortunately, this geohash had to be exactly in a spot where there was an enormous amount of insects having a party in area with very dense trees.

I found an entrance to the party and after practising the ancient art of woodcrawling, I found the lucky tree that marked the spot.

By lack of earning other achievements, I fulfilled the more than 2 year old challenge by Hiro, her boyfriend, Benpicco and Christian to visit a geohash in a place called Holland

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Murfie earned the Tale of Two Hashes achievement
by meeting the challenge by Hiro, her boyfriend, Benpicco and Christian to geohash in Holland going to the (52, 4) geohash on 2012-07-05.