I mentioned that the people of Georgia are very religious, relishing in their Orthodox Christian roots. Indeed, this provides a sacred and rooted background for the country’s family-first society. But that doesn’t […]
Tbilisi is the present-day capital of Georgia and has worn that crown since the fifth century. But a city twenty minutes north called Mtskheta plays perhaps an even more interesting role in the country’s heartbeat.
I am in the country of Georgia for the first time. I started (and will end) in the capital, Tbilisi, and will spend next week skiing in a few different regions. Right […]
Is hiking with a total stranger a smart way to find a partner, or a train wreck unfolding one step at a time?
I could remove my hat and glasses. The smoke that billowed into the sky was so thick that it partially blocked out the sun, diffusing its brightness and cooling its heat. In front of me was the source of the smoke: a smoldering, weeping stream of hot lava falling into the sea.