Finding Vitali – An End of a Journey – Part VIII – The Mystically Wonderful World of Abkhazia


Finding Vitali – A Friendship Begins We were waiting in the city center of Pitsunda looking for a way to get back to our little village, up until this point we had tried to find an inexpensive taxi willing to take us, we had no such luck. Then we found Vitali, he agreed to take … More Finding Vitali – An End of a Journey – Part VIII – The Mystically Wonderful World of Abkhazia

A Fascinating Journey to Abkhazia – Part VII – The Mystically Wonderful World of Abkhazia


A Fascinating Journey to Abkhazia I’ve discovered on this fascinating journey to Abkhazia a land rich in beauty, I felt the heart of the people and warmth of the Abkhaz sun. Yet in everything that I’ve shared none of it can compare with the experience, the things that touch the heart, mind, and soul that … More A Fascinating Journey to Abkhazia – Part VII – The Mystically Wonderful World of Abkhazia

Photogenic New Athos – Part VI – The Mystically Wonderful World of Abkhazia


  New Athos the most photogenic of them all Each place we visited while in Abkhazia was unique, New Athos wasn’t any different. New Athos just happened to be the most photogenic of them all. Here in this photo above I caught the reflection of the restaurant on the water, plus Novy Afon’s spires balancing with … More Photogenic New Athos – Part VI – The Mystically Wonderful World of Abkhazia

Incredible Waterfalls of Abkhazia – Part IV – The Mystically Wonderful World of Abkhazia


Gegskij Waterfalls / Gega Waterfalls At the confluence of  two mountain rivers the Gega and Yupshara there is an incredible phenomenon of Abkhazian nature – the Gegskij/Gega waterfall. It was formed by the river flowing from an underground karst cave through an imperceptible crevice in the rock. It seems that the river is being ejected from … More Incredible Waterfalls of Abkhazia – Part IV – The Mystically Wonderful World of Abkhazia

Mirror Reflections – Yemen & Abkhazia (Former USSR)


“Bridging” Life in Yemen Shahara famous for the Bridge of Sighs which is even featured on the country’s 10 Rial coin. This engineering marvel spans a sheer 300 foot deep canyon. Built in the early 17th Century, this famous bridge has stood the test of time. From both sides of the bridge the mountains parted … More Mirror Reflections – Yemen & Abkhazia (Former USSR)

World’s Oldest Honey Found in Georgia


Once upon a time in the country of Georgia, a very rich woman was entombed with necessities for the afterlife – including several containers of honey. The 5,500-year-old evidence suggests that the woman was a honey harvester by trade, as three varieties were discovered inside vessels remaining after many tomb raiders took the (presumably) more … More World’s Oldest Honey Found in Georgia

Found 2000 year old “Warrior’s Grave”, Deep in Caucasus Mountains, Yields Ancient Treasures


Deep in the Caucasus mountains a warrior‘s grave was opened which gave a glimpse into the past to a time when the Greek culture was at its height. Though these were not Greeks, but a group of peoples whose culture was just as rich in which these treasures were found. While the people were clearly … More Found 2000 year old “Warrior’s Grave”, Deep in Caucasus Mountains, Yields Ancient Treasures