Georgia

“Tbilisi – Capital of Georgia” by Jonin Marie Gargoles

Tbilisi is the capital of the country of Georgia. On our last day in Georgia we explore the beautiful capital city - "Tbilisi". You will be amazed by its cobblestoned old town reflects a long, complicated history, with periods under Persian and Russian rule. It's diverse architecture encompasses Eastern Orthodox churches, ornate art nouveau buildings… Continue reading “Tbilisi – Capital of Georgia” by Jonin Marie Gargoles

Georgia

“Jvari Monestary” by Jonin Marie Gargoles

The name of this monastery translated as the "Monastery of the Cross". For the Georgian monastery in Jerusalem with the same name, see Monastery of the Cross. Jvari Monastery is a sixth century Georgian Orthodox monastery near Mtskheta, eastern Georgia. Along with other historic structures of Mtskheta, it is listed as a World Heritage site… Continue reading “Jvari Monestary” by Jonin Marie Gargoles

Georgia

“The Chronicle of Georgia” by Jonin Marie Gargoles

The monument chronicles Georgian history. The top part of the 30 meter tall columns feature kings, queens and heroes and the bottom part depict stories from the life of Christ. The history of Chronicle of Georgia is a monument located near Tbilisi sea. You will definitely love the overlooking view of Tbilisi Sea. We enjoyed… Continue reading “The Chronicle of Georgia” by Jonin Marie Gargoles