Primož Jakopin, photo diary

Radošca / Radoshitza Cave, Day 58
Autumn is Coming

September 28, 2017, 12 pictures

          Most images are approximately 683 x 1024 pixels in size, numbers in front of the 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, France Šušteršič and Andrej Drevenšek - Vrtnar.

          Pictures photo and copyright (c) Primož Jakopin - Klok 2017.

Članska vas Village


37250. France is the curator of the best ground plan of Najdena jama cave, now for quite some time in electronic version as well and it really is a pity that he cannot publish it on the net for the common benefit and for all to enjoy. The cave is his lifelong passion, he poured hundreds if not thousands of hours of skilled, meticulous and dedicated work into its map and though his survey lacks the cross-section measurements, required for a 3D model (developed by Klok back in the eighties) it is not difficult to imagine what a great loss for the entire caving community it will be when this masterpiece goes to waste some unfortunate day. The first 200 hundred meters of the cave ground map, after the entrance, he however could part with - laminated on hard foam it is decorating the Članska vas shelter wall at the right of the western window. In the picture: Žan and Ile are trying to locate the actually quite minute cave entrance on the map. Žan: France must have forgotten to mark the entrance, and it is not here, above the Baldahin / Baldachine ...



37249. ... but here, a bit more to the east.



37251. A snack: sheep yogurt, corn bread, chocolate mignon by Metod, aronia juice



37252. Two more beers, of a green variety from the Racibórz Castle Brewery, contributed by the visitors from Silesia



37254. Fire for the barbecue was again in ...



37253. ... Ičo's domain.



37255. Another handsome present from Andrej



37256. The old and the new - two axes on the chopping block



37257. View of Članska vas from the north, with Žan and Ičo



37258. A trio of small parasol mushrooms, mali dežnik in Slovenian, which Žan spotted, to the east of the forest track, not far from Galacijevka



Lanski vrh, Not Far From Tau Tona 2 Cave Entrance


37259. View to the south, against the sun



37260. The first hornbeam branch of dry leaves, a definite sign of autumn. It could also be induced by a long drought this summer.



  Trevor R. Shaw in Članska vas, September 27     Radošca / Radoshitza Cave, Day 59, October 5  

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