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Armenia Travel Guide: Monasteries, Mountains & A Disputed Territory

Armenia Travel Guide Updated February 2024, The Armenia Travel Guide was originally written in August 2018 Straddling Europe and Asia in the South Caucuses, Armenia is a real treat for those that venture into its borders. Without much thought and no planning, I hopped on a marshrutka in Tbilisi bound for Yerevan, not expecting Armenia to […]

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Telavi New Bus Station, Telavi-Pankisi Marshrutka, Telavi Bazaar, Telavi, Georgia
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How to Get to Pankisi Valley from Telavi, Georgia 

How to Get to Pankisi Valley from Telavi, Georgia  Updated February 2024, How to Get to Pankisi Valley from Telavi, Georgia was originally published in July 2023 I had wondered if there was a marshrutka from Telavi to Pankisi Valley.  Given the time I spent staring at a map of Georgia made it appear that you’d

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Queen Tamar Bridge, Rkoni, Shida Kartli, Georgia
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Visiting the Rkoni Monastery & Queen Tamar Bridge, Georgia

Visiting the Rkoni Monastery & Queen Tamar Bridge, Georgia Updated February 2024, Visiting the Rkoni Monastery & Queen Tamar Bridge, Georgia was originally published in November 2021 Tucked into Georgia’s Shida Kartli Region, Rkoni is just a short trip from Gori and only two hours from Tbilisi, making it a great day trip option to

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3 Day Nagorno-Karabakh Road Trip

3 Day Nagorno-Karabakh Road Trip Updated January 2024, 3 Day Nagorno-Karabakh Road Trip was originally written in December 2017 I visited Armenia on my most recent trip, but after meeting another traveler on the shared taxi down from Tbilisi to Yerevan I set out to travel Nagorno-Karabakh with him and two Armenian sisters. The best part

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Duisi WWII Monument and Amphitheater, Duisi, Pankisi Valley, Georgia
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Pankisi Valley Travel Guide

Pankisi Valley Travel Guide Updated January 2024, Pankisi Valley Travel Guide was originally published in September 2023. Scoring a verdant cleft into the Greater Caucasus Mountains, inhabited by the Kist, and home to some of Gerogia’s starkest mountain scenes, the Pankisi Valley is one of the country’s most spectacular locations. Located in the north of

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Mtkvari River, Old Tbilisi, Tbilisi, Georgia
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24 Things to do in Tbilisi, Georgia + Tbilisi Travel Guide

24 Things to do in Tbilisi, Georgia + Tbilisi Travel Guide Updated July 2023, 24 Things to do in Tbilisi, Georgia + Tbilisi Travel Guide was originally published in March 2021 My first arrival to Tbilisi was near-disastrous, but I’d come to quite like the city over the next few days even though I was

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Yanar Dag, Azerbaijan
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How to get to Yanar Dag, Azerbaijan’s Fire Mountain

How to get to Yanar Dag, Azerbaijan’s Fire Mountain Updated January 2024, How to get to Yanar Dag, Azerbaijan’s Fire Mountain was originally published in November 2022 Azerbaijan is known as the land of fire, making Yanar Dag, Azerbaijan’s famous burning mountain, a sight to behold. Located a short trip from Baku, Yanar Dag is

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Abudelauri Blue Lake, Abudelauri Lakes, Georgia
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Hiking to Abudelauri Lakes in Georgia

Hiking to Abudelauri Lakes in Georgia Hiking to Abudelauri Lakes in Georgia was originally published in December 2023 On my most recent trip to Georgia, the top of the list for me was hiking to Abudelauri Lakes after coming across them on a satellite map as I was looking for new off the beaten path

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Soviet Tbilisi Bunker Tour, bunker, Tbilisi, Georgia
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Tbilisi’s Bunkers: A Secret Soviet Underworld

Tbilisi’s Bunkers: A Secret Soviet Underworld Tbilisi’s Bunkers: A Secret Soviet Underworld was originally published in November 2023 A beguiling network of Soviet-era bunkers, bomb shelters, chambers, and tunnels weave their way beneath Georgia’s capital city of Tbilisi.  These bunkers of Tbilisi have managed to stay mostly a secret until more recently, but even then,

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