Category Archives: Georgia

Georgia, the collapse of the Soviet Union and Noah’s Ark

The history of both Armenia and Georgia begins with Noah’s Ark, pictured here, which to all accounts landed on Mount Ararat. Both countries metaphorically share this mountain and it can be said that their histories go back to the beginning … Continue reading

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Sequel: Georgia, the Soviet collapse and Noah’s Ark

The Kakheti Davit-Gareja Complex The next morning we drove to this ancient Monastery.  Our guide, Maka, said it would be a rough road but she was wrong:  it was hell!   We bounced on the narrow dirt road with pot- holed … Continue reading

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A view from the Balcony… and D-Day

This was my first picture, from the balcony of our hotel in Oakland the day before we were to fly to Armenia and Georgia… for the 6000 year old wine caves.  But that comes later. These are just a few … Continue reading

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