Category Archives: Batumi

2,50 For A Weekend

“Everything that is possible in the rest of the world is impossible in Georgia and everything that is impossible in the rest of the world is possible in Georgia.” We’ve been told that in orientation week and had a good … Continue reading

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You can see the upper Caucasus from the lower Caucasus

So we had St. Giorgi’s Day off last semester and I used that day to finally climb that one hill, that from the first day in Batumi was one of the destinations I wanted to go to: Sameba. That nice … Continue reading

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TV Stars in Mtikhala National Park

Another story from late October. Again, my host dad asked me to star in a TV report about National Parks in Georgia. So Richard, another volunteer, and me were sat into one of those Lada 4×4 and driven to Mtirala, … Continue reading

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Bavshvis Birthday

ბავშვი [bavshvi] – noun child One day late in October has been a special day for my host sister Ekaterine: She turned 7! We gathered at home and Uncles and Aunts also came over to celebrate with us. My host … Continue reading

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What do volunteers do on weekends? II

I know, I know. It’s been a while. Honestely, it’s been too long of a while. There were a few things holding me back from blogging, including loads of travelling in this beautiful country, teaching of street kids in an … Continue reading

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What Do Volunteers Do On Weekends? I

Yes, what do volunteers do on weekends? Last week’s Thursday was a national holiday, Mtskhroba, and as I don’t have to work on Fridays, I had a long weekend. Not that I do not want to travel, but I was … Continue reading

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Losing weight on your way home

Two introductory sentences: A post about public transport here in Batumi and in Georgia overall is about to come soon, but this will give you a feeling on what that post will be alike. Combining the post’s title with public … Continue reading

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