Photographs fron the 1977 British Speleological Expedition to the Zagros Mts, Iran. - Back to index - foward to next image -
..Mike Jay, our driver for the whole trip out, and mechanic - who had even stripped the big five cylinder Gardiner down to see if he could make it run on four - eventually gave up and saw it compounded in Kermanshah. I bet it still running somewhere ...
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today ! Pity this was not a better image - but Zenit, no meter, straight into the sun ! so what, it sums up the day - all our gear in a back of a truck, half filled with goats, twenty eight miles from the nearest metalled road and 3600 miles from home, plus a ton of gear, little money and no transport. We all saw the funny side. Mike in particular - he didn't have to drive back !
Geoff Richings - Iran 77.