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 ...
... for its life to the underside of a cliff. A stone aqueduct carried water to the monastery. Inside, square or cylindrical rooms wore triangular tops and came together to form a tiny castle. Jesus and the saints, wearing red shirts and gold halos, had been painted all over a church. The overhanging cliff kept them dry.
-----Escaping the tourists who obsessively photographed themselves, I camped somewhere on Sumela's mountain. I wanted to be ...
... 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. ...
... in my foot prevented me from too much running around) we really enjoyed the company of the Freiburger, the nature and the wild camping spots that put most everything in Europe to shame. When we finally arrived in Mestia it felt like little Switzerland, the houses all cute and new. But the hordes of tourists made us depart and we fled to the Turkish boarder at Batumi. If only we could enjoy the Black Sea coast instead of waiting for ...
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