Category Archives: Georgia

Georgia’s Young People – And An Old Puppeteer’s Clock Tower

Tucked into a sidestreet just off an improvised bus terminal along one of the busiest road in Tbilisi is Rezo Gabriadze’s pet project: a three year, three story clock tower that is perpetually falling down. It’s a very young structure in a very old place, made by a world famous puppeteer who cobbled it together himself in the street, brick by brick. Continue reading

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A short trip to Samtskhe Javakheti

Azerbaijan has decided that their embassy in Tbilisi will not be open this week until Wednesday (Inshallah), so I’ve had some time to explore more of Georgia. Continue reading

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Drinking in Georgia

The best thing about Georgia is bouncing along folded up in the back of a marshrutka, puttering through green mountains ridges wishing you could hop off and buy the fruits sold under the lonely, makeshift huts along the highway. These … Continue reading

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The “notorious” Pankisi Gorge

Each year the Alazani river cuts a slightly different path along the mountains that surround the Pankisi Gorge. The modest log bridge above the rushing current remains in use, but there are also sections of dry riverbed further upstream. It’s … Continue reading

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