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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
13th March 2011

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


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