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Scotland: 50 shades of green and the West Highland Way

Scotland: 50 shades of green and the West Highland Way

Scotland had been on our bucket list for a while. We had seen pictures of beautiful green landscapes, wilderness, mountains, lochs and rivers. Besides, friends of ours were living in Edinburgh. Enough reasons to visit them and do a hike! Edinburgh Edinburgh, the capital of Scotland is home to the Scottish Parliament and is the seat of the monarchy. It attracts plenty of tourists, who mainly go there to see Edinburgh old town. Like other places in Scotland, you’ll find…

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Hiking in Borjomi National Park

Hiking in Borjomi National Park

Borjomi National Park is one of Georgia’s greatest treasures. A beautiful park with mountains up to 2,500 meters and splendid views of the higher Caucasian mountains. With a small group of friends and a Georgian guide we did a 2-day hike in Borjomi’s National Park. We did some groceries in the town of Borjomi including 2 kilograms of raw shashlik meat which I carried for 7 hours up a mountain. It was a beautiful hike and naturally the taste of…

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The long way to Svaneti is worth it

The long way to Svaneti is worth it

Svaneti is the most beautiful place of Georgia. Maybe in the world! You have to go there, even if it will take you a day to get there. You won’t regret it. This was what our Georgian friend, named Dato, told us about Svaneti. But how do we get there? Our original plan was to take a domestic flight from the nation’s capital city Tbilisi to Mestia:  “capital” of the mountainous, pristine region called Svaneti. Unfortunately for us, the flights…

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