"Georgia" Georgia by sachara

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We visited Georgia and Armenia in 1986, still in the time of the USSR.
We came to Georgia by plane from St Petersburg (Leningrad in those days) spent only a few days in Georgia and then travelled overland to Armenia.
We stayed two nights in Tbilisi and visited Tbilisi and the ancient capital Mtskheta.
Tbilisi in the Mtkvari River Valley looked oriental and lively in comparison with Leningrad, where we came from.
We liked the atmosphere and the hospitable people. We were invited at the table of a Georgian family in our hotel and had a wonderful Gerogian night with wine, snacks, singing and dancing.

  • Last visit to Georgia: May 1986
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • hunterV's Profile Photo
    Sep 1, 2010 at 12:12 PM

    I would like to visit Georgia too....

  • TheWanderingCamel's Profile Photo
    Nov 28, 2009 at 5:23 AM

    How interesting it would be to go back now, Maybe it will be the Caucasus next for us. Tblisi's a name to conjure with. leyle

  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Dec 21, 2008 at 12:41 PM

    In the 1970s Tbilisi was the first "Soviet-block" city to have a partner city in what was then West Germany, namely Saarbrücken. This was quite a scandal in Germany at the time, though thirty years later it's hard to imagine what the fuss was all about.

  • Sue08080's Profile Photo
    Jun 5, 2006 at 5:40 PM

    Fascinating page. Thank you. I also enjoyed your photos of children around the world!

  • chewy3326's Profile Photo
    Feb 20, 2006 at 10:29 AM

    The architecture and the scenery in Georgia all seem very beautiful, Georgia looks like a wonderful place! Great photos!

  • iwys's Profile Photo
    Jan 29, 2006 at 1:01 AM

    A really interesting page. Makes me want to go there.

  • umashanker's Profile Photo
    Dec 2, 2005 at 6:45 AM

    Georgia,very different!

  • Mar 10, 2005 at 4:36 PM

    this page is wonderful ali, i would never have imagined that georgia has such beauty! thanks for sharing a little known tourist destination with us!

  • tini58de's Profile Photo
    Oct 17, 2004 at 4:11 AM

    I have only been to Georgia/USA, but this Georgia looks very appealing to me as well! Maybe one day...!

  • Sep 8, 2004 at 9:08 AM

    Tbilisi looks very unusual. Beautiful photos of the city views, especially of the houses above river. Thank you for introducing this destination.


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