Category Archives: Adventures in Adventures in Georgia

Georgian Hospitality

One of the traditions Georgians are most proud of is their tradition of hospitality. I have been the beneficiary of this hospitality on countless occasions over the last four years, many of which I have not had the opportunity to … Continue reading

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Georgia to New York, with a baby

We made it safely to New York, and I have decided to take this time to write about the trip because I am procrastinating from writing an article that I am already three hours late in submitting. Yes, I’m taking … Continue reading

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Commerce and Communication in Kemalpaşa

Two things struck me on my recent trip to Kemalpaşa, and they’re in the title, so no surprises. The first is the fact that, well, you know all those Turkish goods they sell in the bazaars? I never really thought … Continue reading

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Panic! at the Ezo

Another first: today marks the first time I’ve personally witnessed a mass panic. I was lying in bed this afternoon, trying to take a nap, because the baby kept me awake until 3am last night and I had to teach … Continue reading

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EARTHQUAKE

I just survived my first earthquake. Well, okay, technically it was at least the third earthquake I’ve experienced in Georgia. Once when I lived in Gldani my roommate came home and asked me about the earthquake and I had no … Continue reading

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Every Rose Has Its Thorns

Couldn’t resist the Rose pun. So the Georgian Dream has become a reality. It looks like they’ll take 80-84 seats in Parliament, based on the current numbers, but everyone agrees they’ll have a small Parliamentary majority. Last week I was … Continue reading

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Do Georgians Really Drive Fast?

I think we all take it as a given that Georgians love nothing more than barreling down the highway at an unbearable clip, risking death and dismemberment to overtake farm equipment and Turkish 18-wheelers by pulling in front of oncoming … Continue reading

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