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Soviet architecture, Batumi

Culture shock in The Garden of Eden

July 10th 2004
Driving from the Turkish border into Batumi and all of a sudden you're in a downtrodden dilapidated Lada infested Mozambique! If you read stupid books as I do, you’ll know that in ‘The Worlds most Dangerous Places’ it states "Georgia is a wreck - seriously, the whole country looks as if somebody dropped it". This part of Georgia I later discovered is the worst of all. The buildings and every ... read more
Asia » Georgia

Georgian Flag The region of present-day Georgia contained the ancient kingdoms of Colchis and Kartli-Iberia. The area came under Roman influence in the first centuries AD and Christianity became the state religion in the 330s. Domination by Persians, Arabs, and Tu... ... read more
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13th March 2011

jeez
I had no idea building's like that exist still in Batumi, I thought by now they got rid of all of those nasty looking old buildings. after all Batumi is a tourist place and nobody wanna see shit like that in their holiday out!
7th July 2011

Memoirs of Batumi
The article is great, I really enjoyed reading it, especially because it is nothing like that now. Everything has changed in Batumi drastically since then. I am sure anyone who visited Georgia years ago will have another shock of how different it is now. Everyone's Welcome :)
1st September 2011

India Travel
Nice photo
15th November 2011

wow
speechless.

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