For tourists there are two main entry points, capital city Tbilisi to the east, which is good for the wine regions, and government headquarters town Kutaisi to the west, good for access to the Caucasian highlands and the Svaneti
A big reason to fly in via Kutaisi is its access to some of the best trekking mountains in the Caucasus, in the region known as Svaneti
, where the Svan people have their own language and traditions.
The role of natural capital in sustaining livelihoods in remote mountainous regions: The case of Upper Svaneti
, Republic of Georgia.
Make sure to stop by the remote region of Svaneti
, where you can climb medieval watchtowers.
Kaukasis: A Cookbook: A Culinary Journey Through Georgia, Azerbaijan & Beyond gathers not only recipes but stories and insights from the Caucasus and provides some 100 dishes that are accessible to Western audiences and kitchens, from Svaneti
Meat Pie made with spices and pork to a plum and walnut stuffing used for fish and chicken alike.
support and in a close partnership with the National Center for Disease Control and Public Health and Ilia State University, launched a drug abuse information and prevention campaign targeting Georgian youth in Tbilisi, Shida Kartli, and Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti
. The program focuses on psychoactive substance abuse among Georgian youth in eight schools in the three regions.
Beginning with Dinola , a Grimstad Short Film Nominee written and directed by Mariam Khatchvani, we're given a glimpse into life in the harsh mountainous countryside of Svaneti
, where tradition dictates that -- after the death of her husband -- our protagonist must leave her child and marry the first man who offers his hand.
TyFLyS (CyHAN)- Georgia's Energy Ministry has announced a contest for the expression of interest to carry out feasibility study, construction, owning and operating the power station on the Humpreri river in the Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti
region of Georgia.
Mountain streams in the Svaneti
region of Georgia carry bits of gold and gold-specked gravel that erode out of bordering rock formations, say geologist Avtandil Okrostsvaridze of Ilia State University in Tbilisi, Georgia, and colleagues.
Ushguli Village in Svaneti
(located at 2 300 m above sea level, this is the highest settlement in Europe).
As for Georgian regions, Imereti and Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti
are leading as to number of crimes committed in