Primož Jakopin, photo diary

To Golobinka Cave
Up the Ridge, South of Borovnica

February 13, 2019, 18 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. Golobinka name comes from golob, a Slovenian word for pigeon.

          Pictures photo and copyright (c) Primož Jakopin - Klok 2019.

43221. View north over a meadow (about 340 m a. s. l.) at the foot of the ridge which leads to the cave (at 700 m a. s. l.)



43222. View south, against the sun, with the spruce from the previous picture in front



43223. View south across the same meadow



43224. The trail follows a wide forest track halfway up the ridge and continues quite uphill, as an ordinary path.



43225. Christmas rose, Helleborus niger, čprni teloh in Slovenian, the first flower this winter, a herald of spring



43226. To get to the cave one has to follow a narrow path in the steep slope, with a wall above the cave, and a rocky jump below.



43227. View of the Borovnica valley from the narrow plateau below the cave entrance



43228. Cave entrance below the wall



43229. View of the entrance from the inside ...



43230. ... a wider selfie view ...



43231. ... here with the photographer blocking the light from the outside.



43232. View from the entrance hall towards the bend where the tunnel turns steeply down ...



43233. ... as can be seen on this picture.



43235. Downhill running with the help of two long sticks



43236. The trail at the middle of the ridge, view downhill, against the sun



43237. An evergreen tree, with leaves even in the winter ...



43238. ... and nice red fruit



43240. At the bottom of the valley, where he left the car, a brook flows - here a view against the sun, just setting behind the hill at the southwest.



  Lanski vrh, January 16     Claluklo Cave, February 20  

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