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Sheki

Silk Road, Azerbaijan

Finally out of Georgia! Visited the Khan’s Summer Place in Sheki (1762) – a rare example of combining the national and palace architecture traditions. It is remarkable that during the…

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Telavi

Silk Road, Georgia

Telavi  was the capital of the kingdom of Kakheti in the 10-11th century and later in 17-18th centuries. Now it’s a small and cozy town, which goes to sleep at 9pm. Located…

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Sighnaghi

Silk Road, Georgia

On the border with Azerbaijan, the ancient monastery complex of Davit Gareja Lavra. The surrounding area offers great wild camping opportunities. The original monastery, was founded by Davit Gareja, one…

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Vernissage

Silk Road, Armenia

The Yerevan Vernissage is an open-air exhibition-market functioning on the weekends. It was formed during the 1980s by Armenian artists who started to display their art works in the square…

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Yerevan

Silk Road, Armenia

Yerevan has been undergoing major transformation as many parts of the city have been the recipient of new construction since the early 2000s, retail outlets (Burberry, Armani), restaurants, shops, and…

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Alaverdi

Silk Road, Armenia

Armenia – Alaverdi was annexed to the Russian Empire at the end of the 18th century, a number of Greek miners were resettled in the area to start exploiting the…

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Tbilisi

Silk Road, Georgia

Great place to visit, lots of culture! Most of the old parts are being restored and they’re doing a good job. The name Tbilisi derives from the Old Georgian word…

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Jvari Pass

Silk Road, Georgia

Georgian Military Road was originally built by Russian soldiers beginning in 1799, work that lasted more than six decades as they widened and improved the 130-mile road. Built at elevations…

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Gori

Silk Road, Georgia

Gori has long been synonymous with just one man: this is the town where Stalin was born and went to school. The large Stalin Museum is Gori’s best known attraction….

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Kutaisi

Silk Road, Georgia

Capital of several historical kingdoms within Georgia, Kutaisi is today being revitalised after years of post-Soviet decline. Georgia’s parliament was transferred from Tbilisi to brand-new quarters here in 2012. Kutaisi…

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