Category Archives: Caucasus

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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Trip to the hot springs of Borjomi

Another adventure of last semester and – oh boy – there are more and more piling up from this semester too. So this one weekend in mid November we took the trip to Borjomi and Vardzia, centrally located in Samtskhe-Javakheti, … Continue reading

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Drinking from the river and eating from the trees II

So after going to bed at 10 the previous evening, everybody got up early to climb the next destination, the TV tower. For the day we hired a guide, Merab and told him to be there at nine although he … Continue reading

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Preview: Drinking from the river and eating from the trees II

Yes, I admit that I am a techie. I also love the mountains and am a big fan of taking pictures. All that came together recently, when we drove to Svaneti. Right on the top of the mountain we climbed … Continue reading

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Drinking from the river and eating from the trees I

Short preliminary tip: If you want to see the slide show in a somewhat chronological order (a few photos are out of order though), please scroll, wait for the slide show to be loaded and pause it until you have … Continue reading

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Teaching English and Chasing Mosquitoes

School finally started. And although I mainly had to improvise, it was actually really fun, I enjoyed it alot. The students are pretty motivated and my teachers are really nice to work with. In the beginning it was a bit … Continue reading

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