Saturday, October 20, 2012


Welcome to Cipher Saturday!  You've found the home of everyone's favorite weekend pastime, where a stylized photo of an obscure place from history is provided here for you to identify.

Additional clues may be found in the cipher below:

C rac hktb’r ejikru oajl 
Er jcqqkxejd uk eur ajl; 
Oazkjl, chh rviiaq-dqaaj, uba wchhaz hear 
Tqclhal ej Behhr -- c Bedbhcjl mcqclera.
Baqa’r uk uba Thcjricj’r bkqj 
Atbk nqki atbk okqj 
Dqkxr nceju cjl ncejuaq cr xa uahh uba rtkqa 
Cjl ncjtz uk uba ncejuaru cllr kja ikqa.

Jkx icjz c xejuaq hkjd 
Bcr rhamu uba atbk-rkjd; 
C wcjerbal fkz - c mqauuz ubejd hcel oz 
Ej rkia nkqdkuuaj lqcxaq kn iaikqz.

Ovu ej iz acq ukjedbu 
Qawewar uba khl lahedbu, 
Rmkjucjakvr cr c ikqjejd hcqg - uk rucqu 
Hkjd uqcejr kn rviiaq atbkar ej iz bacqu.

So, where could I be?  That's the mystery!  Go ahead and take a guess and then go enjoy your day.  Check back tomorrow and I'll reveal the answer.  The first correct post will be declared the winner.

If you'd like to make sure that your guess is correct, enter the name of this place into Google Images and images similar to this will be found in the image results.


Lynn B. said...

I think the cipher is the poem "The Echo" by Walter Wingate if that helps anybody.

Rob From Amersfoort said...

Yes it helps. Mausoleum + Scotland = The Hamilton Mausoleum, located in Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, Scotland.

Nate Maas said...

Hats off to Rob, winner of this morning's contest, with the assist going to Lynn! Nicely done.

Chuck Kelly said...

I went down the Walter Scott trail and got lost from the git-go.