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Kazbeg-ing to go back!

So far on the trip we had only experienced one day of rain which had been quite lucky as we don’t have any waterproofs in our little backpacks. As the martshutka pulled into the bus station (I say bus station, it’s really just the side of the road) it...

Face control

Something we discovered in Tblisi is face control. What’s face control you say? Well it all started on a night out… Earlier in the day on the walking tour of Tbilisi we met two Lebanese girls from Dubai – Andrea and Karen who we quickly became...

Drugs, hostels & dog grooming

After over a week in the country we finally made it the capital Tbilisi. A modern cosmopolitan city which has still held on to its history (and leafy boulevards that are more Paris than middle Asia/ far Eastern Europe. This you can see as you wander down small side...

The longest road to Svaneti…

Here we were again, stuck in a martshutka van the middle of Zugdidi market waiting for the driver to choose which sandals he likes best – the brown leather strappy ones or the classic plastic crocs! There was a lot of deliberation, I personally would have gone...

Sun, Sand and Supras

It may sound lame and a bit hippyish but a feeling both Alexei and I often get when travelling is the need to get out of cities, especially as we live in the centre of London. I mean it was great to see a place like Batumi but after experiencing being off the beaten...