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Georgia 6 – Food, 6-2014

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Years ago when we traveled in Mexico we used to laugh at people coming south with their motorhomes, cupboards full canned food, on the assumption that people in Mexico didn’t have any. Now, as we travel through some of the…

Georgia 5, 6-2014

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We had been looking forward to Georgian wines since we had our last sip of Italian Nero d’Avila. To our disappointment, most of the stores in Georgia stocked plenty of beer, vodka and juices, but rarely more than a few…

Georgia 3, 6-2014

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Certainly one of the more pleasant things about driving into Georgia was that it is a Christian nation. We were no longer woken up before sunrise by amplified loudspeakers throughout town calling us to prayer. In fact, driving by villages…

Georgia 2, 6-2014

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A day in our peaceful river camp gave us time to reflect on this new country. Thoma, the gentleman who had presented us with wine, cheese and bread the evening before, adamantly insisted we go and visit his mother in…

Georgia 1, 6-2014

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Time warp!! The faster we go the more we get behind with our blogs, so we thought we’d bring you all up-to-date, since we are now getting deeper into places where anything can happen and often does. We will still…

Military Road

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Does the left hand index finger missing, a scar in the eyebrow and teeth went dressed in golden metal. But that makes it scary, but what was coming out of his mouth. Dumul is turned on, smiling Svan Bone, who…

“Georgia on my Mind…”

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We have spent a wonderful few days in Brunswick, visiting friends, meeting and making plenty of new ones, and seeing some of the interesting historical sites in the area.The old City Hall in Brunswick. Modern day Georgia, acted as…

Georgia, the Mountains and the City

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Kezbegi Mountains The Georgian border was a formality in comparison to the Russian exit. I waited in a queue for 15 minutes, handed over my visa, told them where I was going and that was it. Welcome to Georgia they…

the pin project!

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Διαβάζοντας σήμερα για πολλοστή φορά τις δημοσιεύσεις αλλά και χαζεύοντας επί ώρες τις φοβερές φωτογραφίες του Νίκου και της Γεωργίας, που με το τζιπάκι τους άφησαν την ελληνική μαλακ… εεε … πραγματικότητα ήθελα να πω και ξεκίνησαν μια περιπέτεια απ’τις…

Special report! Ukraine, Russia and Georgia via Port Kerch, the Vladikavkaz / Verkhiny Lars and Kazbegi / Stepantsminda border

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This blog is a bit boring and technical, but we found it difficult to find up to date information on the internet about this route, as it goes via the relatively new border crossing between Russia and Georgia at Verkhniy…

Charity Ride to Tbilisi

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So the next morning we woke up and left Istanbul in 2 groups as the 3 BMW riders had to collect their bikes from the service and were going to catch us up. We rode out of Istanbul as 4…

Georgia

GEORGIA Batumi     2nd October Entering Georgia, we head to Batumi, a Black Sea resort, which the LP suggests is a modern lively place.  As we enter the town, we are met with dilapidated buildings, torrential rain, flooded streets, huge flooded…