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Månadens profil

I mars ombads jag av svenska ambassaden i Tbilisi att bli ‘månadens profil’ och berätta lite om mig själv och varför jag bor (bodde) i Georgien. Följande stycke publicerades på ambassadens hemsida: Min fascination för Kaukasus väcktes omkring millenieskiftet då … Continue reading

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Shatili

Amazing weekend excursion to Shatili with my best friends here in Georgia. To get there you need a 4×4 – the road was quite decent for most of the journey, although steep below made my passenger behind me a bit … Continue reading

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Tusheti

Last summer I had an amazing solo weekend to the remote Tusheti region in the northeast, bordering to Dagestan (Russia). First up through the 2927m Koja pass and then down winding roads on the other side. These roads open at … Continue reading

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Tabatskuri

Soon my time in Georgia is coming to an end. I had never been here before but truely took this beautiful country and its people to my heart. Wow, what a beautiful place! I want to share some of the … Continue reading

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Supra – the Georgian feast

The Supra – the Georgian feast – is at the heart of Georgian culture. Georgians will find any reason to set up a Supra. For instance, when I found my first appartment here and when I had bought a car, … Continue reading

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Best midsummer ever

Dear cousins, aunt and uncle visiting Georgian cuisine and homemade Saperavi wine in my favourite local restaurant, swallowed down to toasts in true Georgian tradition Vodka, swallowed down along with traditional Swedish songs Continuous laughter. Loud laughter. Sweet memories Fun … Continue reading

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Technology in frozen conflict

In my work I monitor the conflict between Georgia and Russia over the breakaway republic of South Ossetia. Georgia claim that South Ossetia is occupied by Russia. Russia and South Ossetian de facto authorities claim that South Ossetia is an … Continue reading

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