From Mountains Sublime to the Ridiculous (well, sort of)

 Mestia / Batumi   We arrived into Mestia before dark and were treated to blue skies and a rising “almost” full moon.  Such a nice change of atmosphere as opposed to “wearing” the rain.  The air is crisp and fresh and clear. Night is coming on and the temperature is dropping.  It’s a most spectacular … More From Mountains Sublime to the Ridiculous (well, sort of)

Caverns to Mountain Tops

 Prometheus Cave/Mestia Did I mention it was STILL raining??  Enough already! This morning it’s a trip into the middle kingdom…or down into a very wet cave.  Encased in our lovely silver conehead ponchos we climb down today….into a marvelous, huge and relatively dry(compared to outside) cave system. The Georgians have outdone themselves in making this cave … More Caverns to Mountain Tops

From Saints to Sinners – a long road

Uplistsikhe/Gori/Kutaisi   There are many notable cliff dwellings around the world, however I dare say none are more amazing than the “the lord’s fortress” . – Uplistsikhe – here in central Georgia.  The country can boast several, but the two most stunning examples are Uplistsikhe and Vardzia(in south central Georgia). This morning we find ourselves driving … More From Saints to Sinners – a long road