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Kakheti Wine Tour

Kakheti is Georgia’s most famous wine region, and as such, it has an extensive variety of wine-related tourist destinations. On Thursday I took my family on a tour of three. 1. The Alexandre Chavchavadze House Museum in Tsinandali http://www.tsinandali.com/index_en.html For … Continue reading

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Lunch in Zugdidi

There are two main routes to Mestia/Upper Svaneti. One goes through Lower Svaneti – if you were coming from Tbilisi, you’d hang a right at Kutaisi and head straight north, through Lentekhi. This was our initial plan because it looks … Continue reading

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Georgians in New York / Oda House

Today I went to a rally held by Georgians to protest the occupation of Abkhazia and South Ossetia. The rally was held in the rally area outside the UN (for non-American readers, we have special “free speech zones” near important … Continue reading

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Zedazeni

There’s a new beer on the market in Georgia. It’s called “Zedazeni” and it sort of blows Natakhtari out of the water. I’m not a Natakhtari hater – I’m a Kazbegi hater, actually, and I happen to like most Georgian … Continue reading

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Stuck in an Elevator

That title is in no way metaphorical – this post is about me getting stuck in an elevator. Yesterday was Giorgoba, or Saint George’s Day. Schools were closed and the only private student I had scheduled that day was sick, … Continue reading

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Asian Food in Tbilisi – Part I

There’s been a lot on my mind recently. Culture shock. Religion. Race. Tolerance and intolerance. All of these are big, interesting, intertwined, and controversial subjects. I don’t really know how to address them yet – how to peel back the … Continue reading

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Beer in Tbilisi

I’ve been holding off on posting this for long enough. I haven’t gotten to go everywhere and try everything, yet, but there’s always more to be done and if I wait until I do it all I’ll never post. So … Continue reading

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