Tag Archives: Georgia 2018

Final Georgia Impressions

Yesterday, as we were driving back to Tbilisi, Claire posed a question from her position near the rear of the bus:  What would be our most memorable impression of Georgia?  Only one person replied and I don’t remember his answer … Continue reading

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Coming Full Circle

Maybe circle is the wrong term.  Perhaps elipse more accurately describes the shape but it would have to be a very irregular elipse and, I think, that means that it wouldn’t be an elipse at all.  Whatever the correct geometrical … Continue reading

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Batumi to Kutaisi

  September 12, 2018: Up early to begin our two day drive back to Tbilisi.  We will overnight in Kutaisi.  But before any of that began, I looked in the mirror. YOIKS!!!  I looked like a “don’t do this” advertisement … Continue reading

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A Day in Batumi

I can’t believe that I am writing a post on the very day about which I am posting.  I like having free time! We didn’t rendezvous until 10 a.m. and, so, it was a very leisurely and pleasant morning. I … Continue reading

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Borjomi to Batumi

June 10th, another long day of driving.  Georgia is not a large country but the state of its highways means that a drive of even a few hundred kms. takes quite a long time. We were headed to Batumi, which … Continue reading

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Tbilisi to Borjomi via Vardzia

    Saturday, June 9th, was moving day.  We packed up our scattered belongings at the Shota boutique hotel and headed off to Borjomi.  This was the most spectacular day so far as far as scenery goes:  Green, green rocky … Continue reading

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Into the Center (?)

The day before yesterday, June 8th, was one long day.  But loaded with extraordinary experiences. As you can tell from the title of this post, I’m not certain where in the heck we are in this country.  I don’t have … Continue reading

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Into the East

  The east of Georgia that is. But, before we set out on our bus, I would like to revisit the Georgian language. I found out that the alphabet has 33 letters and, similar to the Cyrillic alphabet, each letter … Continue reading

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Shifting Gears

A 4:30 a.m. departure had the ten of us who were continuing on to Georgia heading to the Skopje airport from Ohrid yesterday, June 6.  It took a full 3 1/4 hours to make the drive.  Speaking only for Michael … Continue reading

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