Primož Jakopin, photo diary

Radošca / Radoshitza Cave, Day 88
Marjan's Diamond Jubilee

August 22, 2018, 38 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: Janez Kanoni - Žan, Metod Di Batista, Marjan Baričič, Marjan Juvan - Manč, Gregor Pintar - Stari, Marko Vogrič - Mare, Jurij Trenz - Jure in Igor Maksim Košir - Ičo.

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

Članska vas Village


41511. Marjan, not the youngest of the Radošca top team, but what a delight to have him on board!



41474. The outer table was too short for all today - Ičo and Žan are selecting the correct screw driver attachment.



41475. Članska vas now also has a open air toilet - with instructions for use.



41476. Mare is sharpening one of the bench extension pillars, with his ...



41478. ... new Sandvik axe, smart but light, just 0.3 kg.



41480. Mare is cutting off the northwestern corner of the table ...



41479. ... while Ičo is rounding off first the northeastern corner ...



41481. ... followed by the southeastern one.



41477. A mid-morning snack: cooked red lentils, chard and spinach, buckwheat bread, garlic, black cumin oil, a peach, aronia juice with chard water



41482. Bladder cherry, Physalis alkekengi, volčje jabolko in Slovenian



A Trip to Skednena jama Cave, the Direct Route


41483. Yound beech trees, bent down during the February 2014 sleet disaster, are slowly recovering.



41484. View of Mančevo brezno cave entrance, above the collapsed doline at the northern Skednena jame cave entrance, ...



41485. ... here seen from a ledge west of Mančevo brezno



41486. Last winter's wind storm brought down quite a few trees in the collapse and below the roots of a large spruce, which held a large stone plate, a cavern opened up. In the picture - view towards the southern collapse wall from the end of the cavern.



41487. Mushrooms on the trunk of a fallen beech tree (Febraury 2014), cut to make room on the trail



41488. Forest undegrowth on the slope, crawling above the old dry foilage cover



41489. A large fissure in the western collapse wall



41491. Jagged rocks at the eastern side of the northern cave entrance, ...



41490. a chimney on the outer side ...



41492. ... and ceiling caverns slightly more inside the cave



41493. View of the southern entrance, inside out, high key ...



41494. ... low key ...



41495. ... and from the outside in



41496. It was one of the last really hot days this summer, and an occasional cloud brought a shady relief from the humid heat.



41497. View of Planinsko polje valley from the viewpoint above the Pod stenami cliff



Članska vas Village


41499. Manč was the first member of the digging team to return from Radošca cave, followed by ...



41500. Metod, ...



41501. Marjan and ...



41502. Gregor.



41498. A thermometer, shelter's new acquisition, by Žan. Its cost in euros can be calculated as follows: fractorize the number 2018, take the smallest prime factor obtained and divide it by 2.



41503. Metod is opening a bottle of Peneča rebula, sparkling wine from Primorska region.



41508. At the freshly expanded table in front of the northern shelter door: Jure, Metod, Mare, Manč, Marjan, Žan and Gregor, view from the hunting tower



41505. Barbecue was the staple of the day, ...



41506. craftfully prepared by the master Ičo.



41509. Will this bite serve the purpose? - Jure



41507. Totem pole south of the shelter received a new installation, a modern art piece by Žan



41515. Flowering fernleaf yarrow, Achillea filipendulina, rumeni rman in Slovenian, a late summer pleasure for the eyes



41516. All in all, it was a day well spent, Radošca cave is by a good foot deeper again, and Marjan's birthday added a cherry to the cake: Marjan, Žan, Gregor, Ičo, Jure, Metod, Mare and Manč at the table.



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