Primož Jakopin, photo diary

Galacijevka Cave Canal, Day 16

May 18, 2016, 20 pictures

Most images are approximately 683 x 1024 in size, numbers in front of picture descriptions are serial numbers of the original photo files. Excursion participants who also contributed to the making of the pictures: Janez Kanoni - Žan, Janez Ileršič - Ile, Marko Vogrič - Mare, Rok Brajkovič - Brajko, Metod Di Batista, Marjan Juvan - Manč, Primož Presetnik - Pipistrel, Marjan Baričič and Primož Jakopin - Klok.

All pictures photo and copyright (c) Primož Jakopin 2016.


Vižmarje Railway Station


30209. Brajko's voyage to Galacijevka was not a non-stop journey - he arrived to Vižmarje by train (with Blaž Fleišman, Armin's next of kin) and continued by car with Klok.



Najdena jama Cave Fire Place


30210. Žan explaining to his interlocutor three important things (in Serbian) - the explanation ended with Ajd u tri p...e materine.



At the Cave Entrance


30211. Pipistrel, Manč, Brajko and Metod in cave fatigues at the entrance



30212. Brajko started his descent.



30214. Brajko at the first narrowing down the entrance



30215. Metod also started his descent.



30216. A grove of asarabacca, Asarum europaeum (kopitnik in Slovenian), in the entrance



Najdena jama Cave Fire Place


30217. Author's lunch: vegetable stew with bio chicken wings, bread, apple and dry plum compote



Cave Entrance


30218. View out to the sun in the greenery



Bottom of the Inner Shaft at 40 m Below the Entrance


30220. Brajko on top of the rock depot at the bottom of the inner shaft. It is now 3 meters higher than the original bottom.



30221. Pipistrel with a bucket on top of the drop above the final meander



30222. Pipistrel



30225. View from top to the beginning of the final meander: Manč and Pipistrel



Ground Zero at - 44 m Below the Entrance


30229. Manč with a bucket of rocks,



30231. excavated by Marjan.



A 1-minute movie about further prospects at the current end of the cave

Bottom of the First Shaft, -24 m


30234. Brajko at the passage up



Najdena jama Cave Fire Place


30238. Brajko at the top of the ladder, put here ...



30239. ... to make possible this aerial view of the awning above the table.



30241. The bar is one of the major enhancements to the awning.



30240. Marjan added some fresh smoke flavour to his prosciutto bite.



  Galacijevka Cave Canal, Day 15, May 10     Galacijevka Cave Canal, Day 17, May 28  

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