About Sights – Khevsureti Ethnographic Museum

The Khevsureti Ethnographic Museum is situated in a restored fortified tower in the village of Korsha, 2 km past the village of Barisakho in Mtskheta-Mtianeti region. Although small, the museum contains unique displays of Khevsur life, armour, weapons, clothing, domestic and agricultural implements and photographs. Khevsureti (Georgian: ხევსურეთი, a land of valleys) is one of … Continue reading

About History – The Last of the Crusaders?

In his book, “Seven League Boots”, published in 1935, Richard Halliburton described a curious event that occurred in Tbilisi in 1915. On page 162, in the chapter ‘The Last of the Crusaders’ Halliburton wrote: “In the spring of 1915, some months after Russia’s declaration of war against Turkey, a band of twelfth-century Crusaders, covered from head … Continue reading

  • Emergencies Control Center in Tbilisi

  • Sarpi Border Checkpoint

  • Shatili - Khevsureti

  • Traditional Tushetian balconied house (“Karseani”).

  • View of Mtskheta from Jvari Monastery

  • The village of Gebi in Svaneti

  • Page from the Illustrated London News dated 1873 - entitled 'Betrothal in Georgia'