“It is important on severe trips that the bodily condition of the party be maintained at a high level and the supply of energy restored at regular intervals. It is important not to eat too soon before setting out, because the digestion must have time to work. The correct procedure is to take a well-balanced meal about two hours before starting. This is supplemented when in the cave by energy-rich foods — chocolate, glucose tablets, raisins, boiled sweets, and so forth.” The house | The dinner | Thermal pool | Expedition One | Expedition Two | Charades etc | Movies
Chapter 2: Yarrangobilly Dinner
The first night's dinner was a lavish affair, with all the trimmings. Whilst the chefs slaved away over a hot barbeque plate, feverish work was taking place in the kitchen. Meanwhile, battle plans for the next day were being formed in the front drawing room.
Importantly, decisions also had to be made about seating arrangements, resolved by ingeniously placing the dining table at a rakish angle to promote hearty discussion (and to fit everyone in). A bountiful amount of food and wine was prepared, and consumed with great gusto. We slept well that night, and grew excited by the prospects of tomorrow's adventures.
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