There were times when you could travel to cities like Prague, Dubrovnik or Tallinn on a shoestring – now, 20 years later, those days have gone by. Still, there are some amazing affordable destinations in Europe that you can visit today.
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Ever since we got our Land Rover Defender from the British Army some five years ago, we posed ourselves the question of where we would take it after the necessary rebuilt was done. Upper Svaneti in Georgia came out as the answer. Svaneti has it all: pristine nature, a great cultural heritage and getting there was certain to be an adventure.
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A part of our roadrip through the Balkans, the Caucasus and Eastern Europe with an old army LR Defender was actually a seaway from Poti, Georgia, to Chernomorsk, Ukraine.
Arriving on Saturday wasn’t the most fortunate time to organize a ferry from Poti to Chernomorsk. Still, research had to be done and it turned out there were two ferries going to Chernomorsk within the next two days.
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Ureki beach on the Black Sea coast in Georgia might be one of the nicest beaches near Poti…
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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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Here we will write about the roads in Upper Svanetia and Mestia’s Ethnographic Museum – a must see!
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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.
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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.
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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.
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Here we share our impressions from the healing water of Borjomi and the Georgian capital Tbilisi.
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