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2014 in review


The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 15,000 times in 2014. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 6 sold-out performances for that many…

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Footloose In Telavi


The old woman stood at the door with her plastic bucket full of sorry looking figs. “Give me a Lari for the lot” she pleaded    There isn’t much to see and do in Telavi. Half a day would be ample for a quick look, specially if you spent the previous night in the city. THE…

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Road To Telavi


   There are two roads to Telavi from Tbilisi- one over the Gombori Mountains and the other, around them. We took the first.   Telavi is the main city of Kakheti – the eastern wine growing region of Georgia. Three years ago when I first visited Georgia, I took the easier but longer route which…