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: Claudio Bratos, Ludvik Husu, Natalino Savi and Krzysiek Handzlik.
Pictures photo and copyright (c) Primož Jakopin - Klok 2019.
46081. Magnificent oak tree top as seen from the west, ...
46083. ... and its grove, against the setting sun
46082. A stone's throw from the cave the old village water reservoir is situated. It's wall and staircase, here seen with Ludvik, is made of large stones, neatly carved out and put together, Machu Picchu style, while the outer and bottom layer is of impermeable clay.
46087. Claudio, Natalino and Ludvik at the pit entrance with excavated embankments. Natalino is about to descend to the bottom again.
46088. Tools: chisel, home-made pick (by Claudio) and a hammer (macola)
46084. Excavated rocks ...
46085. ... are hiding nice calcite crystals, better seen in close view and properly illuminated.
46089. Natalino at the bottom of the pit, view from above
46090. Another bucket of stones on the way out
46091. Ludvik and Claudio look down the pit, view from below
46092. Natalino is digging with the pick ...
46093. ... and here he is seen climbing on the way out.
46095. Cave continuation is still clogged by small rocks, but big ones are no more in the way.
46096. Krzysiek's headlight is illuminating the flowstone drapery, covered by cauliflower-like little calcite bubbles, caused by air current ...
46097. ... and here a small side niche with a side calcite curtain and little pans at its floor.
46098. Three brave men, the evening was getting colder by the minute
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