Europe + wine - Russians = Georgia August 10th 2010 From Yerevan's bus station I caught a 'marshrutka' northwards. What's a <em style="font-size: 1.4rem;">'marshrutka? well it's not a bus per se, it's a Ford Transit van fitted out with seats - it and reminded me of being in the school football team). Even the three Iranians stuffed in the back weren't happy with the transport, particularly the ... read more
Asia » Georgia » Tbilisi District » Tbilisi 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
I started this travel blog, firstly to avoid sending out over-long group emails updating everybody on my travels. You know, the ones where you feel slightly snubbed by the impersonal nature of, “Hey, everybody! (but to no one in particular)”. I thought a blog would be fun way to update folks, avoid a dreaded travel diary and would hopefully combine second-rate-misanthropic travel journalism with exquisitely amateur photographs. Et Voila!
Soon after I hit the road, however, I procrastinated and struggled to write things-up as esteemed travel-writer Pau... full info