Laset Motel & Restoran
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... to be cooler, even if it was still +24C outside!
The 2-hour trip to Tbilisi was uneventful, albeit we did see the aftermath of an accident between a Police Interceptor and a people-carrier sized car. The bullbars on the police car had completely demolished the front end of the other car, setting off both airbags and crushing everything up to the front seats. The inevitable result of 3-way traffic on a 2-lane highway.
Tbilisi is now ...
... stone ramparts at each corner, to the golden domed temple in the centre. From hereon, the road to Vardzia is dotted with caves, old churches and ruined towers on the hillside. Some 45 km further on, we made a short stop at the 10th to 14th century Khertvisi Fortress, a ruined castle on the hillside, now only accomodating a herd of cows sheltering in its ruins.
Finally we made it to Vardzia, the target of our day trip and the reason for spending so many hours in a ...
... points here where you can fill bottles with the naturally salty, fizzy water. Both points were crowded with long queues. We didn't bother and bought a bottle of it for 1.50 lari instead. Just as good and nicely chilled. There were also several stalls selling homemade health remedies. Lucy chose one with a variety of coloured jams mixed with bits of pine cone and other greenery from the forest floor. I tried a tiny spoonful with a mini pine cone soaked in a ...
... II, who was the father of Tiridates III. Gregory's father was then killed but young Gregory was taken by his caretakers to Caesarea in Cappadocia. He was the given to a Holy Father and brought up a devout Christian. He returned to his native Armenia with an entourage of 39 virgins, presumably the earliest nuns. He had earlier married and had two sons but separated from his wife to pursue the monastic life. ...
... 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 ...