About Achievements – The President of Georgia Climbs Mount Kazbegi

In September 2013, the President of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili, climbed Mount Kazbegi and reached the summit. Mount Kazbegi (Georgian: ყაზბეგი) is one of the highest (5047m) and most beautiful peaks of the Caucasus Mountains. The name in Georgian, Mkinvartsveri (Georgian: ყაზბეგი or მყინვარწვერი), translates to “glacier” or “Ice Mountain”. It is the third highest mountain … Continue reading

About Celebrations – Rtveli (Georgian Wine Harvest and Festivities)

Rtveli (Georgian: რთველი) is the traditional vintage (the process of picking grapes and making wine) accompanied by celebrations that mark the end of the agricultural cycle for the year. For centuries, viticulture has been of great economic importance to Georgia. Today, there are more than 175,000 acres planted with vines. The vine also has an iconic and … Continue reading

About Shopping – Made in Georgia

May 26 was Independence Day in Georgia. In the capital, Tbilisi, Rustaveli Avenue and Freedom Square were closed to traffic and became a showcase for around 270 Georgian companies to exhibit their products within the initiative Made in Georgia. President of Georgia, Mikheil Saakashvili and Tbilisi’s mayor both visited this “trade parade”. President Saakashvili at the “trade parade”.  

  • 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'