Primož Jakopin, photo diary

Radošca / Radoshitza Cave, Day 57
Cleaning Up the Lower Depot

September 20, 2017, 31 pictures

          Most images are approximately 683 x 1024 pixels in size, numbers in front of picture descriptions are serial numbers of the original photo files. Event participants who contributed to the making of these pictures and related persons: Janez Kanoni - Žan, Metod Di Batista, Marjan Juvan - Manč, Marjan Baričič, Gregor Pintar, Janez Ileršič - Ile, Igor Maksim Košir - Ičo, Marko Vogrič - Mare and Andrej Drevenšek - Vrtnar.

          Pictures photo and copyright (c) Primož Jakopin - Klok 2017 except 37126 where Mare pressed the shutter release.

Članska vas Village


37123. Snack: cooked chickpeas, black cumin oil, garlic, bread, gooseberry jam, aronia juice



Cave Entrance


37124. Mare is pulling out ...



37125. ... the bucket number 50.



37126. The photogrepher trusted his camera into Mare's hands and hauled the bucket up.



37127. Riko came with another spruce log to be lowered into the cave, and gave a helping hand, too.



37128. Heavy duty was coming to an end and it shows - Mare.



37129. The last bucket, hauled up, was the 84th, and Rok had the honour to hold it.



Članska vas Village


37130. Rok with a parasol mushroom, Macrolepiota procera, dežnikarica in Slovenian, which Riko, his father, picked. Never in the recorded history of Lanski vrh there was a year with so many parasol mushrooms.



37132. Barbecued mushroom on the plate.



Cave Entrance


37133. Metod on a new rock and mud layer of today, it levelled up the trail considerably.



37134. Manč on top of the entrance shaft, satisfied with today's additions to the mine supporting framework ...



37135. ... dressed in all shades of yellowish brown - the recent rain made the cave especially muddy



37136. Marjan, also back from the bucket duty



37138. Another parasol mushroom, a beauty worth its name



Članska vas Village


37139. Lunch: cooked potato, carrot and tomato in the water. Barbecue selection by Gregor and choco bombs by Metod were added to enhance the picture ...



37140. ... and quickly found a fan - Ičo was the first to grab one, while Gregor preferred the pork. In the background Mare started with vegetables but also added the chicken stew he cooked at home.



37141. What's up? Dark ale (Kozel, from Velké Popovice, in Metod's hand), Rok, Ile and Manč (Union, center Slovenia brand)



37142. Dessert: compote of black grapes (of Isabella variety) and apricot, bread, blackberry jam, gooseberry jam



37143. How was my weather observation job at Kredarica mountain hut? Not bad, a gallon of brandy a week ... Žan and Manč



37144. Kudos to Andrej. He sent a box of peppers, all varieties, and tomatoes, also most diverse, of his own production. Here the box is seen after we already ate half of it.



Planinsko polje Valley


37145. It was raining most of September and Unica river flooded, turned Planinsko polje valley into a lake. In the picture: view of the Mt. Srnjak (left) and Jakovica hill from the road Laze - Planina, halfway to the bridge



37146. View east from the same viewpoint



37147. Mt. Planinska gora and its reflection in the lake



37148. Mirrored composition in light green ...



37149. ... dark green ...



37150. ... and from green to maroon.



37151. A field of corm, half submerged



37152. View of Planina from Jakovica hill, across the lake ...



37153. ... of the Javorniki chain (background) and Stari grad (middle), ...



37154. ... Liplje hamlet below Planinska gora ...



37155. ... and the road Laze - Planina, sun illuminated in the picture center.



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