Tbilisi, Georgia – Narikala Fortress

This fortress was built in the 4th century and has been expanded and reoccupied over the centuries. Parts have been destroyed by either fire or earthquake. Walking along the wall this wall leads you left, to the pathway that takes you to the bottom entrance of the fortress. Below this right side of the wall…

Tbilisi, Georgia – Sololaki Hill – Kartlis Deda – Mother Georgia

This twenty meter aluminum statue, situated next to the Narikala Fortress on Sololaki Hill, is known as Mother Georgia: Dachi told me that the statue was built by Russia/Soviet Union and that he thinks she looks like a strong, hard-working Russian woman.  What is Georgian about her, he said, is that she represents the Georgian…