2010-05-17 49 8

From Geohashing
Mon 17 May 2010 in 49,8:
49.0122750, 8.6283360

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Possibly a field near Wössingen.



Near Wössingen. I plan to go there as a midnight hash in combination with Sunday's 48 8 hash. Koepfel talk 23:50, 14 May 2010 (UTC)

Expedition Report


Coming back from my previous expedition, I changed trains in Bretten and arrived in Wössingen Ost at 23:07. I walked through the dark and deserted Wössingen, but as I left the village, it was completely dark. Navigating mostly by my GPS rather than by sight, I managed to find the field path I looked up on the map before. Said path however ended at the large quarry near Wössingen, with no further path going along it towards the hashpoint. I was about 290 meters west of the hashpoint, at 23:30 (still on the previous day). As my flashlight's battery was nearly dead I wasn't able to find out if there was another way to the hashpoint, going back to the main road and trying the next field path might have worked.

I remembered that trains back to Karlsruhe left at 0:07 and 1:21, the latter, which I originally wanted to take, with no direct tram connection in Karlsruhe to my home, so I would have had to walk. As my camera's battery was dead as well, I was using my old canon camera (with flash, as opposed to my iphone, which I usually use), I gave up and walked back to still catch the 0:07 train, which I took home, arriving at 0:40.

I thought about trying again during the day, if Tuesday's coordinates looked good (4 consecutive geohashes), but since they seemed too far away, I didn't try again.

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