Primož Jakopin, photo diary

Radošca / Radoshitza Cave, Day 78
День Победы (приближается)

May 9, 2018, 26 pictures

          Most images are approximately 768 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: Metod Di Batista, Janez Kanoni - Žan, Gregor Pintar - Stari, Marjan Baričič and Igor Maksim Košir - Ičo. The plant in the picture 40280 was identified by Adrian Wilkins.

          Pictures photo and copyright (c) Primož Jakopin - Klok 2018.

Članska vas Village


40265. A new JKLM banner was installed but the mast is still not quite stable and needs reinforcement at the ground - Ičo and Žan in action.



40266. Ičo and Žan are splitting the wood ...



40267. ... to light an open fire outside the southern shelter door.



40268. The weather was gloomy - the rain was just about to start.



To Skednena jama Cave


40269. Lime tree leaves



40270. Yellow meadow flowers - like dandelion, but slightly less opulent



40272. Bastard balm, Melittis melissophyllum, navadna medenika in Slovenian, a little like common nettle (kopriva), but much gentler, here flowering in white ...



40274. ... and here in purple.



40273. Play of rain drops on round and not-so-round leaves



40264. View of Planinsko polje valley in the rain with Jakovški hrib, Javorniki and Planinska gora on the horizon (left to right)



Skednena jama Cave


40275. Southern entrance, cleared of the remains of the wind crushed spruce, in full gloss of the spring greenery



40276. The main tunnel slope is bathing in the light, seeping from the entrance.



40277. A retro (romantic) sight, obtained from the side view through the northern entrance



40278. Male fern, Dryopteris filix-mas, navadna glistovnica in Slovenian



Članska vas Village


40279. Is the weather getting warmer? Well, not quite yet. - Žan and Ičo



40280. Yellow archangel, Lamium galeobdolon, mrtva kopriva in Slovenian



Radošca / Radoshitza cave entrance


40282. The digging team is coming out - Gregor ...



40283. ... Marjan ...



40284. ... and Metod



Članska vas Village


40286. It really was wet today in the cave, to the underwear: Metod and Gregor are undressing while Žan is at ease.



40285. A simple snack: apple compote, corn bread, goat yogurt, pancakes (2), blueberry jam



40287. Metod's was a different story - barbecue of plain meat, sausage, mustard, crowned by an eco (holes for less material and light weight) fork.



40288. Žan opted for good old classics - barbecue steak and white bread ...



40289. ... while Gregor added some more sophisticated cutlery.



40290. It was not a walk in the park down there today, but the endurance counts.: Žan, Gregor, Marjan, Ičo and Metod at the table.



40291. In the end even the weather cleared.



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