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... hearing capabilities could ride these trains. What if they can't count as well? We've never encountered this anywhere else in the world.
We noticed that most Georgian names ended with -shvili or -adze. V's tennis addled brain quickly recalled Teimuraz Gabashvili (who moved to Moscow and plays for Russia) and Irakli Labadze. Never heard of these Georgians? How about a Georgian named Josef Dzhugashvili who later changed his surname to ...
... to catch such a phenomenal sight. So this was
Georgia, and I am glad to have woven it into the fabric of my travel
tapestry, since the pluses outweighed the minuses, and I was showered
with sights, sounds and options (dining, shopping, leisure) which, when
wrapped up in the veil of Georgian hospitality, made me wonder why media
coverage of any like-minded country foolishly chooses to cast bad light upon a far more gleaming pocket of ...
... only from within a building which was undergoing major renovation. We walked up escalators covered in plastic then minded the holes in the floor to find the door to the pedestrian bridge locked. We turned around to find another way when a man showed up to open the door for us. Thanks were offered and over the rusty bridge we went to enter the theatre… yet this was the wrong theatre, not the ...
... Stalin's birth place; above it is a stained glass ceiling with the hammer-and-sickle embedded within its corners. From the enshrined wooden shack, we move to the green private, armour-plated rail car which served as Stalin's home in his last years. We walk down its narrow hallways and it feels more eerie than all the rest of the museum areas. Enough of Stalin. It's time to get out of Gori and to move on.
Servane hasn’t found some castle ...
... sit, huddled up beside a shop step, while others stand, palms curled upward in supplication. I've noticed, too, in our local travels around Ed and Heather's neighbourhood, that some beggars have certain spots or areas which seem to be their perching-spot. We see them regularly beside certain sidewalk trees or outside certain shop doors all the time.
We pass the yellow-painted Parliament Building where the massacre of April ...