Achtung! Dieser Geocache ist „archiviert“! Es befindet sich kein Behälter an den angegebenen (oder zu ermittelnden) Koordinaten. Im Interesse des Ortes sollte von einer Suche unbedingt abgesehen werden!
This cache is located at one of the few open entrances to the Wupper in the city of Wuppertal. You can park at N51 ° 15,765 E07 ° 10.304 or later in the street. Access to the shore via a path that part of the space program of the city. With a little luck you can watch here "work" a heron in. Muggle danger through windows across the river. The GPS signal can fluctuate by the left over you monorail scaffolding something.
For the disabled and wheelchair users unfortunately unsuitable. Please pay attention to the water level! By regulating the amount of water in the Wuppertalsperre it can quickly lead to significant water level fluctuations. Although it does not look that Wupper has a high flow rate and the stones are slippery. Raise the cache at your own risk.
In the box there is also space for one or two travelers.
Please hide again in the same place.
The phrase he / she / it goes over the river has several meanings. Firstly, it means that something or someone disappears or dies. This has the vernacular by following background: In Wuppertal prison there used to a death row. This was the view of the prison on the other side of the Wupper. To reach it, one had to go over a bridge. If a felon to be executed, he therefore had to go over the river. 
Another meaning of the phrase is the bankruptcy: the Wuppertal district court is located on an island in the river Wupper (called islet). So who goes bankrupt, must - on which side of the Wupper he always lives - go over the river, to get to the court of competent jurisdiction.
But the most likely explanation is the following: In the first half of the 18th century the eastern Wupper course formed the boundary between the devolved to Prussia county Mark and the Duchy of Berg. The Prussian soldier king Frederick William I sent his Zwangsrekrutierer even in this remote province. To escape the recruiters, the young men fled across the river to the mountain - "they went over the river" to the nearby exile. This migration had a significant impact in the demographics and economy on both sides of the river. While prospered in Bergisch Barmen by the increase in powerful workers felt the industry, followed in Brandenburg Schwelm economic decline. Source: Wikipedia
|N 51° 15.765'
E 007° 10.304'
|N 51° 15.749'
E 007° 10.264'
|Freiraumprogramm (siehe Foto)|
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