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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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Open Questions Regarding Cumin

Well, first of all, I’ve already announced this on Facebook, but there’s cumin in Tbilisi. The Turkish market on Aghmeshenebeli next to the Turkish restaurant Cappadocia sells it – in fact you can smell it as soon as you walk … Continue reading

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New York Hit List Revisited

Background info: this happened. Foods to eat: A Blockheads Burrito – CHECK My stepmother’s chicken cutlets – CHECK A Black and White cookie – FAIL BAGELS – CHECK A Bonnie’s Burger – CHECK Cheerios – CHECK Items to buy: Cumin … Continue reading

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New York Hit List

Every once in a while I realize that there’s something from America that I want but can’t get in Georgia. I try to make a mental note (lately, I’ve been making real notes, which are somewhat more effective, assuming I … 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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US Citizens Information Night: Now, with Information!

The interesting thing about a second year in Georgia is that I can now explicitly compare things that happen this year with things that happened last year at the same time – things like holidays, seasons, and other yearly events. … Continue reading

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