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Davit Gareja: a large monastic complex in Georgia

Davit Gareja monastery, Georgia. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini.

Located in southeastern Georgia on the border between Georgia and Azerbaijan. The orthodox monastery of Davit Gareja is a fascinating historical site made up of a monastery built partly in stone (Lavra Monastery) and partly from caves carved into the ...

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Sighnaghi and the Bodbe Convent in Georgia

Bodbe Convent, Sighnaghi, Georgia. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

In the eastern end of Georgia near the border with Azerbaijan lies the beautiful town of Sighnaghi. The city lies on a hill about 800 meters above sea level in the center of the Kakheti wine area. From the town ...

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Alaverdi Cathedral: Georgia’s spiritual center

Alaverdi Cathedral, Georgia. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

In the eastern region of Georgia known as Kakheti there is a splendid ancient Orthodox cathedral: the Alaverdi Cathedral. This beautiful stone structure rises along the valley of the Alazani river, along the northern bank of one of its tributaries, ...

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Villages of Tusheti in Georgia: Omalo, Dartlo and Shenako

Omalo, Tusheti, Georgia. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The beauty of Tusheti, one of the most pristine regions of the Greater Caucasus on the border with Russia, is also due to its isolation which makes it difficult to reach. The only road that reaches this region is passable ...

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Tusheti, Georgia: tower houses, mountains and gorges

Tusheti, Georgia. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

The Tusheti is a mountainous region of northeastern Georgia. This area of Georgia is among the most isolated in the country. Located in the mountains of the Greater Caucasus, the Tusheti borders the Russian republics of Chechnya (in the north) ...

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Travel to Georgia: In the heart of the Greater Caucasus

Omalo, Tusheti, Georgia. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Georgia is a small country where 8-10 day itineraries are usually offered. In such a short time, however, it is not possible to visit some areas of the country, so my choice fell on a longer (two weeks), but more ...

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The climate of Georgia: when to go to Georgia

Tusheti, Georgia. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Georgia is nestled between the Black Sea coast and the high Caucasus mountains. Despite the nation’s small size, the climate of Georgia is varied. Its position characterizes its climate, which varies between the mild but very rainy climate of the ...

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Georgia: Caucasus mountains and Black Sea

Ushguli, Svaneti, Georgia. Author and Copyright Marco Ramerini

Georgia (Sakartvelos Respublika) is a presidential republic located in the Caucasus, between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea. This state born with the end of the Soviet Union is bordered by Russia to the north, Azerbaijan to the east, ...

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