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A day and night in the Georgian mountains by Dia Takácsová

On the Road October 5, 2015

“We got comfortable in the hut, drinking wine, while our hosts burst out in Georgian songs. The wind blew fiercely outside.”

Every time I get the chance of exploring a place on horseback, I will take it. The small village of Stepantsminda in the Caucasus mountains offered the possibility of “horse riding for tourists” but this time I was hoping for an authentic experience. However, I was disappointed to see that tourism touched this corner of Georgia even more than the other places we visited. Everything changed when we hiked up to the Gergeti Trinity Church though. Read More