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Svaneti-Mestia

ushba 001Author and reporter

Oliko Tsiskarishvili

translated by Tinatin Bujiashvili

I was lucky to go to Mestia with a tourist company “Onlygeorgia”. It is 470 km from Tbilisi to Mestia. The road is very important for Svans. Since there was no road for years they were isolated from the outside world. Despite a good road, passengers have to be careful, as they might meet landslides on the road. Due to snow we couldn’t visit Ushguli. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on February 3, 2013 in Ecotourism, Medical Tourism

 

A BALNEOLOGICAL RESORT IS GOING TO BE BUILT IN CHARGALI

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Salome Tavdgiridze

David Shervashidze, First Deputy Minister of Agriculture visited mineral water producing plant  ”Chargali Springs” in Chargali. The plant which is equipped with modern technology produces different kinds of lemonades and spring waters made with natural flavorings. 21 people living in Chargali are employed in the plant. The plant is going to be expanded and about 30 people are going to be employed.

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Posted by on February 2, 2013 in Medical Tourism

 

Bakuriani – for Medical and Eco-tourism lovers

bakuriani 006Author Amalia Ambarcumiani

reporter Oliko Tsiskarishvili

translated by Tinatin Bujiashvili

Bakuriani is one of the winter resorts in Georgia. Winter months are snowy. Sometimes it snows from December to March. The history of Bakuriani starts from Borjomi. Borjomi mineral water became popular in XIX century for its medical features. In 1890 Industrial bottling of “Borjomi” started. In 1898-1901 Borjomi-Bakuriani a narrow railroad was built. Bakuriani is built up by the lava flows from the Mukheri volcano. The region around Bakuriani is covered with coniferous forests. In 1902-1910 a Botanical garden was built on Kokhta Gora slope under the direction of Rolov and Phomin. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on January 30, 2013 in Ecotourism, Medical Tourism

 

Borjomi

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Author and reporter

Oliko Tsiskarishvili

translated by Tinatin Bujiashvili

haven’t been to Balneological and Climatic Resort in Borjomi since I was a child… Everything seemed differently then… It was said that Borjomi was reconstructed after Rose Revolution, though it seemed to be one-time action. The park, where the youth could take a walk, have a rest in the daytime ant at night and taste mineral water, is locked today. I often met sick people carrying mineral water to use it as a treatment. Read the rest of this entry »

 
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Posted by on December 22, 2012 in Medical Tourism