Churches of Kartli: Kvatakhevi, Ertatsminda, Chachubeti, Maghalaant, Ikvi, Rkoni, and St. Simeon Stylite
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 In this series of posts, I document an extraordinary trip to 10 churches in the Shida Kartli region. In this … Read More

Jeep Tour: Rkoni Monastery and Fortress, St. Simeon Stylite tower church
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 In this series of posts, I document an extraordinary trip to 10 churches in the Shida Kartli region. To see … Read More

Finding the medieval “Tamar bridge” near Rkoni Monastery
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In this series of posts, I document an extraordinary trip to 10 churches in the Shida Kartli region. To see … Read More

Singing for the Saints at Betania Monastery
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Sometimes in Georgia, it’s hard to get any work done. The culture demands a more nuanced, flexible approach to life … Read More

The stone-carvings at Nikortsminda cathedral
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The monastery church of Nikortsminda is one of the most unique churches in the Caucasus region. For starters, it is … Read More

Gergeti Sameba Monastery
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The monastery of Gergeti Sameba in the Kazbegi highlands is one of the most iconic places one can visit in … Read More

Martvili Canyon
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The Martvili Canyon is a natural wonder in the Samegrelo region of Georgia, near the town of Martvili. Also called … Read More

Black Sea Coast (from the Botanical Garden)
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The Black Sea coastline from the heights of the Batumi Botanical Gardens stretches more miles to the north towards the … Read More