Stefan Rohner’s Bike Tour in Georgia: Fresh Start with Chacha
26 March, 2019
Stefan Rohner’s Bike Tour in Georgia: Fresh Start with Chacha
Stefan Rohner, a traveler rode to Georgia, visited and took photos of beautiful places in the country. The traveler together with his friend Ad entered Georgia through Albano Pass, the highest mountain in the Caucasus. Climbing the pass, they found their ways to Leon, a local who gave them shelter as well as some cheese, bread and Chacha, Georgian pomace brandy.
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Through Dariali Gorge (which marks the border between Russia and Georgia), Stefan and Ad passed Mount Kazbeg and Gergeti Trinity
Church to reach Khevi and Zhinvali Reservoir. Before cycling over the Jvari Pass, up to Stepantsminda, all along the Aragvi and Tergi rivers, the travelers tasted Khachapuri, a traditional Georgian dish of cheese-filled bread.
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“The arrival at the border brought an end to this particular adventure in Georgia; a truly exotic place and yet remarkably close to us here in Europe. Go, but don’t overindulge on the chacha…” Stefan recommends.
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The next destinations were Paravani and Tabatskuri Lakes in Samtskhe-Javakheti, a region in southern Georgia. Stefan and Ad did not miss a chance to visit Svaneti’s beautiful Ushguli, the highest permanently inhabited village in Europe and Goderdzi mountain-ski resort near Georgia's most popular seaside resort Batumi, Adjara. Apart from breathtaking landscapes, the travelers photographed the locals, their houses and even cemeteries in the villages.
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