Photographs fron the 1977 British Speleological Expedition to the Zagros Mts, Iran. - Back to index - foward to next image -
...when the bus blew up, ( lost its water on the track after knocking off the drain plug ) we had to hastily rearrange our journey home. We fixed a local lorry for the trip to Kermanshah - we would scratch our heads from there ! So, we had a grand sell off of all the stuff we could not take. Mules were being led off proudly wearing bright blue Troll climbing tape bridels - our ammunition boxes, which we used to keep things clean and dry underground went like hot cakes. Quite an amusing event. After three month we were on our way home.
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