Monasteries and wine of Georgia June 12th 2018 Telavi and Signaghi
Telavi is not the most inspiring town, there are good views from the palace down into the valley.
We hired a driver for the day, organised by our host Svetlana – the most comfortable car we have been in so far! Hetook us around the area to four different historical sites, a 6th Century church at Ikalto, a big and still operating monastery at Alaverdi a UNESCO site with bu ... read more
Asia » Georgia » Eastern Georgia » Telavi 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