On which we did a great deal of hiking to one of Svanetias' glaciers and figured out where the best Land Rover campsite of Svanetia are.
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This day stayed in my memory for exceptional horse riding in Ushguli. Here we will tell you what you might expect if you want to explore Svanetia - the most distant part of the Caucasus - on horseback.
Here we will write about how we got to Svanetia taking the most challenging but most beautiful road from Lentekhi to Ushguli and about our first impressions of Ushguli.
Armenia: or there and back again! In this chapter, we will reveal the unexpected costs linked to the Georgia Armenia border crossing and leaving the country and tell you how we found ourselves in Western Georgia on that day instead of strolling through Armenian Highlands.
That day we went to Georgia and explored the Mktrvi River Valley! The border crossing Aktas Sinir Kapisi – doesn't show up on all the maps, but it does truly exist and is open. It could have been completely empty, had not an Iranian bus dropped 30 people at this otherwise deserted border crossing right in front of us. Meeting the Iranians caused the biggest embarrassment in my life. Dear reader, you should know that I am a PhD student in Anthropology and generally have a high opinion of my non-conventional thinking. And now picture the following:
Living in Berlin it was our privilege to film this years festival of lights! We have captured the epic illumination of the Berlin Cathedral in order to share this light art with you. Here are some of our impressions: