Travel Blogs from Batumi
... We were just getting to the interesting bits when we were stopped by the military police. It quickly became apparent that we weren't getting any further as we were told that there had been trouble in the disputed territory of South Ossetia following local elections. We saw a couple of EUMM (European Union Monitoring Mission) vehicles pass as we were talking to the police, but there was no way we were ...
... giving the bird may turn into a friendly gesture after all. Who knows. All we were worried about was getting out of there, finding some food (pizza), a place to lay down (park bench) and wasting away the next countless hours until we were able to board the train to Tbilisi at 10pm that night. Moral of the story: Don't get drunk and sleep in a dorm with a snorer the night before check out when you are not due to depart until late that evening. Oh and don't stay at Batumi ...
... Now, we look for jobs. In the past, if you didn't have a home, you'd find a job and they'd give you a home. Now, if you don't have money, they kick you out of your home!"
-----I was eager to visit Georgia. But, not now. I got out of Alek's truck after dusk, in a rather unpopulated part of the Black Sea coast. The land rose steeply beside the highway, to an impenetrable forest interrupted by some houses. I found that, between the highway and ...
... not deter him quite as I had hoped. Instead, he responded with a string of Russian that came down to 'Oh, you’re just a little boy and you would know what’s best for you?’ However, after some more firm refusal, we finally seemed to have gotten the message.
When Vincent and I left the springs the next morning to go to Omalo it was still quite early, and since we were in the middle of the pass, we expected it would take a while before any cars passed. ...
Last time we wrote, we were hanging out at Tegeta Motors in Tblisi. Now it is Tegeta Motors in Batumi, Georgia. What happened in the mean time Anna already wrote in parts.
I get to write about another chapter of mechanical ineptitude. Good news first: nothing broke, all will be well (I hope). The bad news: Tegeta decided, without asking us, to take out the main break cylinder, when all we wanted was to get the ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Alik Batumi
Other places to stay in Batumi
11 Ninishvili St., Batumi | Hotelfrom $138
68 Vakhtang Gorgasali Street, Batumi | Hotelfrom $55
Batumi | Hotelfrom $33
28 Rustaveli Street, Batumi | Hotelfrom $186
1 Nonoshvili Street, Batumi | 5 star hotelfrom $164