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My Georgia. Day 8: Red Friday orthodoxy and mysterious pagan rituals

tsdo altar, kazbegi

That little church in Kazbegi The door of the tiny Kazbegi church is just half-closed, the gate is half-closed, two men are chatting on the garden benches: it is clear, tourists are not invited, whatever is happening within its walls… Read more…

My Georgia. Day 4: Borjomi and Vardzia, the cave city

Mama Ali’s expression leaves no doubts: she’s puzzled. My trip to Borjomi and Vardzia, starting from Kutaisi, does not convince her at all, it would have been better to start from Tbilisi, because the road is more straight. The whole Read more…

My Georgia, between myths and mountains. Intro: Why are you going there?


An image An image taking shape in my mind, and here’s a new trip “under construction”. This is how my destinations’ projects have always come into being, rarely planned for specific periods of the year – like “wait, I need Read more…