2014-04-04 50 11

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Fri 4 Apr 2014 in 50,11:
50.7934701, 11.1664456

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On a boring field at the Ilm valley cycleway near Dienstedt.



I don't like to work on my birthday, so I took leave today. Now what do we do with a day off when the weather is fine (or at least fine enough - cloudy and misty but really warm)? Of course: Geohashing it is! Going for my Birthday Geohash! The place was near a cycling route I use a lot during the summer when I visit my parents, so it was easy to find the way there. To go there was even easier because I had the wind in my back and in Mellingen I found an old man on a roadbike whose slipstream dragged me easily to Kranichfeld where we parted company again.

I soon reached the Geohash point and noticed that, thanks to my companion, I had been pretty fast. So I decided to take Reinhard's advice he gave me the evening before: take a 5km detour to Stadtilm to make sure it will be a 100-km-ride (and he also told me there was a really good bratwurst grill - that might have been more important). So I cycled there, found the grill and just ordered the same the small family had that ordered before me - and because the barbecue master seemed to like me I even got a bit extra ;)

So I felt strengthened and full of energy when I got back on my bike to cycle on to Rudolstadt (which wasn't actually planned, but well, why not) and from there back home to Jena (with another break in a beer garden on the way - because it's my birthday, you know). I came home very sated and satisfied after 120 kms and went on to meet friends and have cake. Yay!


Hash sheep that has to do today's Hashcot job.  
The way to the hash and the boring field...  
...on which nothing is growing (yet?).  
Hashpoint reached!  
Happy Thuringian Birthday to me, part 1.  
Happy Thuringian Birthday to me, part 2.  


Juja earned the Birthday Geohash Achievement
by reaching the (50, 11) geohash on her 29th birthday, 2014-04-04.

As a birthday extra, I finally got this back (or is someone gonna report an expedition for this day in 2017?):

Juja earned the Last man standing achievement
by being the the only hasher world-wide to go on a geohashing expedition on 2014-04-04.