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10th OC.de headquarter-event - OK0501
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 Region: Germany > Köln
Cache type: Event
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Status: Ready for Search
Time required: 68:00 h    Distance to travel: n/a
Event date: 26-08-2023
Date created: 07-01-2023
Date published: 07-01-2023
Last modification: 19-01-2023
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Bring your children  Parking nearby  Public transportation  Drinking water nearby  Public restrooms nearby  Listed on Opencaching only  Point of interest  In closed spaces  No GPS required  Overnight stay necessary  Aircraft required  Rated on Handicaching.com 

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The following invitation was translated using artificial intelligence, for which we might have to apologize:

Opencaching goes international! So this event is listed too on our OC-comrade nodes of
Czech Republic, Germany, BeNeLux, Poland, Romania, Great Britain, USA ...

Have you already booked your summer vacation? Why not travel to Cologne, Germany, into the beautiful area "Land of the count of Berg" nearby? It will be a big three-days-opencaching-meeting there. For that, we have booked a hostel with 44 beds and cooks for your breakfast, dinner and BBQ for three days!


 

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The official meeting of the OC team will also take place in the year 2023, on the last weekend in August. The 10th Opencaching.de Headquarter Event #OCHQ10 - a meeting of the german OC-team, club members, donors and supporters - is not an internal meeting only, but every interested user of the platform is cordially invited to be there and with the guys that runs everything behind the scenes. There is also the chance to meet familiar faces again or to get to know new opencachers, to gossip and discuss.
The focus is on being together and exchanging experiences..

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In 2023 we will go to land of the count of Berg in the county North-Rhine-Westphalia.

There is, if you follow the highway A1, between Cologne and Wuppertal at exit no. 96
the "Castle upon the river Wupper", a district of Solingen on the border to Wermelskirchen.



Because we received the following announcement:

Kuniberg Edwin von Caphorn

The knight Kuniberg
and
his faithful comrade Edwin von Caphorn

cordially invite you to participate in the
10th Opencaching.de-headquarter-event
Anno Domini 2023, from the 25th to the 27th of August
on his castle in the "Bergisches Land".

Be it from the blood of the executive, whether a good nobleman or noble lady with OC-club-membership, brave or courageous opencacher, open in spirit or do he and she belong to the interested people -
everyone is called to follow the invitation!

At the twelfth hour of the tower clock, the master of ceremonies will officially open the festivities.

For this purpose, the entourage has to meet in
Waffle House at Castle Burg
Steinweg 12, D-42659 Solingen/Burg

Attended-acknowledgments might be written on the parchment provided there until the 15th hour of the tower clock.


In the hostel and at the 10th OC-HQ-Orga-team everything can (and should!) be paid for with Gülden.
This link explains the Gülden.





So that your hourglass doesn't turn into a snow globe from turning around too much, here is the schedule of when and where you are expected.

As beside-part of this year's main meeting we offer:

Sunday, March 26, 2023, 2:30 p.m.:
OC only - meet on the mountain - Helping hands for preparation needed!

Friday, August 25, 2023, 2:00 p.m. to Sunday, August 27, 2023, 10:00 a.m.:
Knight Kuniberg's hostel - the overnight event

Friday, August 25, 2023, 7:00 p.m.:
Edwin von Caphorn cooks - spooky cook

Saturday, August 26, 2023, 10:15 a.m.:
Knight Kuniberg tells stories - a guided tour through the innermost castle

Saturday, August 26, 2023, 12:00 high noon:
10th opencaching.de HQ event - the main-event.

Saturday, August 26, 2023, 7:00 p.m.:
Knight Kuniberg's Round Table - The funny bingo and BBQ for hungry opencachers

Sunday, August 27, 2023, 11:30 a.m.:
Edwin von Caphorns bridging - Farewell underneath Germany's highest railway-bridge




Getting there:
By any kind of Montgolfière: fly to Cologne (="Köln") or Düsseldorf in Germany...

By horsepower tell the coachman these magic numbers: N 51° 08.259 E 007° 09.047.

By steam horse to Wuppertal Hbf or Solingen Hbf. From there, take the train no. "S7" to Remscheid, where you have to change to bus no. 653 to Unterburg.



Sleeping:
We recommend our OC-hostel. Centrally located, yet quiet, clean and sociable.



Touristic:
This list recommends some sightseeing destinations.


 

The hosts look forward to welcome you at castle Burg in summer 2023.

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Bus from Wermelskirchen: Line 266.
In the district Burg: Line 689, step off at "Burg Schloß" (=uphill) <-> "Burg Aue" (=downhill) or take a ride in the funicular!


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