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Georgia

At the crossroads of Europe and Asia, Georgia can be a bewildering blend of influences.

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Georgia’s churches combine simple forms with attractive proportions and perfect harmony with their setting.

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There is a strong tradition in Georgia of public art, most notably monumental sculpture and mosaics.

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Ranged above everything is the beautiful High Caucusus, a seventh heaven for walkers and climbers.

It’s one of the most heart-warming and exciting of all European destinations. This is above all due to its people, who are some of the most hospitable and generous you could meet anywhere. 

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Although one of Europe’s lesser-known countries, Georgia is also one of its most captivating. Tbilisi, the stylish capital, is home to an exquisite blend of architecture, whilst sophisticated Batumi is often described as the Black Sea’s ‘Atlantic City’. But its rural roots remain strong, and away from the cities you’ll find remote mountain villages and countless walking trails. Set against the backdrop of the High Caucasus, it’s a dreamland for any hiker or climber.

Tim Burford

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