2013-08-23 47 0
Inside a little forest in Montreuil-en-Touraine, north of Amboise and the Loire river.
We are driving from Paris to around Amboise in the evening, and this is the second geohash that's close to our planned course. We'll try to reach it if it's not too late and dark already.
After our successful first expedition of the day, we still had some advance over most of our friends reaching for the same final destination. So we could totally try our luck at the next planned geohash, which was only 5km out of our way.
The sun was setting and luminosity was going down rapidly when we left the A10 and headed south towards Amboise, then turned right to target the geohash and make the GPS scream. Following small roads for a few kilometers we arrived at the "Bois des Landes", a small forest containing the hash, and turned right onto a rocky path that was barely suited for cars.
Sadly we soon arrived at the location of a pedestrian-only path we had planned to follow, only to find a fence enclosing it and likely surrounding the whole end of the forest, and keeping us from reaching the geohash. With the sun setting and time running out, we gave up the idea of going all around the fence to see whether we still had a chance to get to the holy coordinate, so we painfully turned the car back and went back to the road.
All in all it was a fun geohashing journey, and it made our overall trip seem much shorter :)
| Dunaril and Katu earned the No trespassing consolation prize