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Georgia = about 4,5 millions inhabitants (1,7 millions live in Tbilisi the capital city)
Currency = Georgian Lari (1euro = 2.1 Lari)
Some cars have stirring wheel on the right, some on the left
Beer unit = 2L
The border crossing (Sarpi) from Turkey to Georgia is on the black sea. We can already see some dolphins …
We then decided to head southwest through mountains towards Batumi and set off in that direction. Around about lunchtime we saw a storm cell approaching and took shelter at a roadside eating place and not a moment too soon as the storm hit. It was lucky that Jochen has no waterproofs as the rain was so bad it would have been dangerous to ride further.
After and hour and a half delay we had a ...
Day 33 C We take a Microbus for the green route between Northern and Southern Caucasus from Tbilisi to Batumi. Batumi is located at the east coast of the Black Sea and a very popular and touristic holiday resort. Our next destination for tomorrow is Samsun or even Sinop in Turkey. 12941 km since ...
... a writer who obsessively wrote about himself. Ha ha!
-----Later, a Turkish family drove me back to the Black Sea. The eleven-year-old daughter asked to have her picture taken with me. Sure. I loved having my picture taken! The father stuck his fist in the air and yelled, "Yeah. Freedom!" when I said I wasn't married. I was happy to get that response, because Turkey was a place where people rarely understood why you'd want to be alone. I was happy ...
... I would call this overkill and wasteful, but not today... I'm just going to enjoy the experience...
A lot of people out and about. I notice a couple of African fellows, which seems a little odd... Georgia doesn't seem like the land of opportunity--and it's certainly not the gateway to anywhere else in Europe! Students perhaps? Businessmen? I notice several people approach them wanting to take their pictures, and the fellows take it in good sport. Maybe some of ...
TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Lux Batumi
it is a clean hotel - our room had a balcony.
The reception does not speak english but some russian.
The reception is as well a salon - might look strange at first but the rooms are ok and the hotel just 5 min walk from the sea side
This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.