Primož Jakopin, photo diary

Galacijevka Cave, Day 14

May 5, 2016, 24 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, Jure Trenz, Marko Vogrič, Janez Modrijan - Modrc, Armin Krivec, Rok Brajkovič - Brajko, Metod Di Batista, Marjan Juvan - Manč, Gregor Pintar - Stari, Marjan Baričič and Primož Jakopin - Klok.

All pictures photo and copyright (c) Primož Jakopin 2016, except 30050 - (c) Janez Kanoni and 30059 - (c) Armin Krivec.


Najdena jama Cave Fire Place


30048. Jure, Ile and Mare are holding firm the vertical pole onto which Žan is nailing a horizontal one, part of the framework for the future sun shade / rain cover.



30049. Žan is hammering down a nail which will connect a horizontal beam with its vertical supporting pillar.



30050. The author of these lines is cooking his lunch on a makeshift stove at the other side of the fireplace, photo by Žan.



30051. Ile is carrying a horizontal pole.



30052. Žan's chain saw, a Husquarna, had it enough: Jure, Ile, Mare and Žan, the operator and the mechanic.



Bottom of the Inner Shaft, - 40 m Below the Entrance


30053. Armin is passing a full bucket forward to Modrc



30054. Modrc, standing on the floor 2 of a 3-floor plateau of excavated stones, and Armin



30056. Armin with an empty bucket



30059. Modrc, настоящий мужчина, as seen by Armin



30060. Brajko above the jump which leads to the final meander



30064. Modrc



30066. Armin



Ground Zero at - 44 m Below the Entrance


30069. Gregor in the final meander, Marjan is passing him a bucket of stones.



30070. Gregor with the bucket



30071. Marjan is lifting the edge of a heavy rock plate ...



30072. ... to turn it and roll it a bit forward.



30073. The rock plate is too big to be hauled up to the depot 4 meters higher, so Metod will have to crush it into smaller pieces with the sledgehammer.



30074. Manč, struggling at the end of the carved-out meander, also the current end of the cave



30077. Gregor and Metod



30078. Still life for an anchor, a rope and a cave cricket



Najdena jama Cave Fire Place


30081. Armin with a shovel ...



30082. ... on the ladder made by Žan, close view ...



30083. ... and full view



30079. Showers were forecasted for the afternoon but stayed away - the sun is peeking from behind a cloud above Lanski vrh.



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