Nailovamater na 5642 m (1. dio)
Damir Smajić, maj 2005
Sa Garabašija se prvi put vidi naš cilj, ali i razlog što nosi takvo ime. Naime, Elbrus u prevodu znači sise i to je zaista prva asocijacija pri pogledu na dvije zaleđene kupe


Plan napada

Ekspediciju "Kavkaz 2004" organizovalo je PD "Pobeda" iz Beograda. Cilj: Elbrus 5642m/nmv zvanično najviši vrh Evrope. Učesnici iz nekoliko srpskih gradova i jedan vanzemaljac iz PD "Bjelašnica" Sarajevo, ko biva ja.

Autobus je krenuo ispred beogradske Skupstine 26. juna u 10:30 sati... Onda granica SCG, mađarska granica, pa opet mađarska granica, pa ukrajinska granica, pa mađarska granica... Mađarska?!? Čekaj malo, pa to su mene Ukrajinci vratili zbog (navodno) neadekvatne vize. Od 49 istih viza, samo moja nije valjala. Aferim diplomatijo! Moradoh na Kavkaz avionom iz Budimpešte (kak'e je Pešta nekad...). Svratih i u Moskvu na jedno 16 sati, tek da slikam zgradu KGB-a i Boljšoj teatar, a onda opet oni "avijon
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Nail's mother on 5642 m. (Part One)
Damir Smajic, May 2005.
Translated by: Emir Pašanović

We could see our destination for the first time from the Garabasi. We could also see the reason why they named it so - Elbrus translated to English means 'tits', and that really is the first association one gets looking at those frozen cone's.

The "Kavkaz 2004" Expedition was organized by a Mountaineer Club "Pobeda" from Belgrade. Destination: Elbrus, 5642 m/a.s.l., officially the highest mountain top of Europe. The participants came from several Serbian towns and there was one alien from MC "Bjelasnica" Sarajevo, that is to say me.
The trip started in a bus in front of the Belgrade City Hall on June the 26th at 10:30 AM... There followed the border of Serbia and Monte Negro, Hungarian border, then Hungarian border, then Ukrainian, then once more the Hungarian border... Hungarian?! Wait a second that was me being held back by the Ukrainians for having an (allegedly) inadequate visa. Out of 49 completely same visas' mine was the only one 'wrong'. Hell of a job, Bosnian diplomacy! Had to go to Kavkaz by a plane from Budapest. I stopped by in Moscow as well for about 16 hours, just to take a picture of the KGB building and Bolshoi Theater, and then back to the 'avijon'.
Photo: Plan of attack

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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