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13th August 2013 Georgian - Russian border crossing 20130814_064759

My home for the night beside a Russian cafe adjacent to a very busy road.
13th August 2013 Georgian - Russian border crossing

August 13th 2013
Finding the border crossing point was not a problem, I just drove on the E117 and headed north. The road was typically mountainous and dusty in parts and the surrounding scenery was unspoilt natural beauty through the Kazbegi National Park. After about 3 hours drive I encountered a long queue of traffic and then I saw the border crossing on top of a mountain in the middle of nowhere. Fours hours l ... read more
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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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