Laset Motel & Restoran
Travel Blogs from Savsat
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 ...
... the other. The whole way, right back to the hotel we stayed in
last night and from there took the same road back towards Damal that
we had ridden earlier. We both knew in our heart of hearts it was a
lost cause, but we might just get lucky. There wasn't a sight of it
to be seen.
We'll never know what happened to it.
It may have skidded away off the road out of our sight as we looked
... from Syria as have many Iranians, Iraquis and Kurds. Indeed our host for lunch today was a proud Kurd and made no mistake in telling us that he wasn't a Turk.
The road from Caldiran through Dogubayazit (commonly referred to as Dog Biscuits) and on to Igdir runs through a mountainous area with each peak having a look-out tower keeping an eye on those pesky Iranians. It king of reminded me of my home in South Armagh twenty years ago. Most ...
... with thick slices of fresh white bread.
The snow was glistening in the mountains high above us. We were on our way at 9:00 am. The promise in the Lonely Planet of a "Fairy Tale Castle standing sentinel" in the old Georgian town of Şavşat turned out to be disappointing. It was situated on a small outcrop about 1 km past town. Not even with the most vivid ...
... the cut off towards Ishan (about 25 km) from Yusefeli. We had come all the way to Yusufeli because it was the nearest hotel. The drive and town were interesting.
1st Stop, 9th Century Ishan Monastery
Still riding through gorgeous mountain scenery. The overcast weather prevented us from getting the full dimensional feel. Pictures turned out rather flat ...