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Aug 12, 2018 - Akhaltsikhe

The drive to Akhaltsikhe was much easier and the roads were dry. A coffee stop along the way provided a very unexpected surprise. A motorbike parked nearby had Australian plates and the rider, a lady, was from Brisbane. It was great to hear a familiar accent. She had been riding for four months through Russia and the Caucuses and was on her way to Italy. Amy was a serious bike rider. Our hotel was very close to an 18th century fortress which was very convenient for us to visit.

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May 17, 2016 - Kutaisi to Akhaltsikhe, Georgia

Tuesday 17th May 2016 Kutaisi to Akhaltsikhe, Georgia Today we packed up again, but the day was crystal clear, fine and cool to start. The first place we visited today was the Gelati Monastery, famous as the burial place of the most revered King in Georgian history, King David the Builder, who lived in the 11th century AD. He is now a saint and the church and monastery and burial place is a UNESCO World Heritage a Site and it is really special, just beautiful, set high on a hill with views to the distant mountains. The guide told us that in...

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