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Military Road, Northern Georgia (Caucuses Mountains)

Any country in which I can afford without too much difficulty to rest my weary travelers’ bones at the finest hotel in that country is one that I’m predisposed to like. The same predisposition applies to any country featuring mountains … Continue reading

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Welcome to Tbilisi!

I’ve passed two days in Tbilisi Georgia, and I am truly amazed. Of course, my reaction to visiting a new place is largely determined by the reality as compared with my expectations, and perhaps my expectations were low going into … Continue reading

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A Brief Political History of Georgia (the Republic of)

Georgia is a land between political cultures. I’m not really sure if it’s a part of Asia or Europe, and I suppose the arbitrariness of such distinctions shows itself in the answer of the hour. If you ask Russia, its … Continue reading

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Summer Camp in Corfu, Greece

“You’re looking different! Browner, shirt open – not like a school teacher!” the host beamed. I wasn’t sure what she meant by her last, and I didn’t feel changed as compared to a few days earlier, but she was probably … Continue reading

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Traffic, and what it says about your city and its people

There’s a lot you can tell about a city by observing its traffic patterns and the habits of pedestrians on the street. In New York, for instance, the people are moving quickly – the vehicles as well. The walkers and … Continue reading

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