Road to Sighnaghi - Buying Chacha

Georgian Adventures, Part 2

Our trip to Kakheti started with an abandoned mountain road that our questionable map had identified as the shortest path to Telavi, the administrative center of the region. Despite lack of road signs, the fences blocking access, and the police officers mounting guard, we had now crossed the Gombori Pass, and drove through the village […]

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Road to Sighnaghi - Soviet Mosaic

Georgian Adventures, Part 1

Over the past few summers, I have traveled throughout the Caucasus, from the capital cities to the most remote mountain villages. I will share with you some of those adventures. Let’s start this series about Georgia with an unlikely theme: food representation in the public Soviet art of the Kakheti region. Located in the Eastern part […]

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