Tbilisi Market. Jiu Jitsu. Hiking in Birtvisi


As the vibrant hues of spring paint the landscapes of Tbilisi, each weekend becomes an opportunity to immerse oneself in the city's blossoming beauty. With the warmth of the sun kissing the cobblestone streets and the scent of blooming flowers filling the air, my recent weekend escapade unfolded into a symphony of unforgettable moments.Kicking off the weekend on an energetic note, intense Jiu Jitsu sessions provided both physical challenge and mental clarity. The dojo echoed with the sounds of…

Hiking Likani, Sunday school Rustavi


Another awesome weekend in Georgia ūüá¨ūüá™- with some elements of offroad riding, hiking, camping, horseback riding near Likani station, and a few skulls at Green monastery Saturday. Back to Rustavi scout center for a lovely Sunday with fellow Latvians.¬† Our last weekend trip with VW Touareg.¬†

Easter 2022


Good times in Georgia or another awesome Easter weekend have been recorded in our tapes. From the windy mountains near Mtskheta, hiking trip near Turtle lake, egg fights in Tbilisi, meeting fellow Latvians at Vake park, and dining near the Bazaleti lake. Enjoy the video and thumbs up!

Hiking at Birtvisi Canjon


Easy Sunday hiking trip at Birtvisi Canyon + almost reached Samshvilde canyon. Quite awesome and easily doable from Tbilisi. Highly recommended! Thumbs up and enjoy the video

Birtvisi Canyon in Georgia


Birtvisi canyon is located in the Tetri-Tskaro district in Kvemo Kartli  region about an hour drive from Tbilisi. Canyon is ideally suited for those loving hiking (see: Hiking In Birtvisi Canyon (Hidden Trails Of Georgia)) and outdoor activities. There are many smaller and larger gorges, rocks and of course amazing nature. Also, the Birtvisi fortress is located here (which I still haven't found after some 4 years of inactive searches). The canyon is managed by Georgian Agency of Protected…

The Great Kemeri Bog Boardwalk


The Great Kemeri Bog Boardwalk is a popular tourist destination in Kemeri National Park, offering visitors a chance to explore the bog and its inhabitants. As we have been relocated to Latvia's JŇęrmala for some time, we decided to explore nearby vicinity, and we started with nearby hiking trails. ń∂emeri¬†has many attractions to offer, sure The Great ń∂emeri¬†Bog Boardwalk¬†probably is the most popular, but there are other routes as well, for example, Hiking Trails in Kemeri National Park (Near‚Ķ

Hiking Trails in Kemeri National Park (Near Forest House)


Kemeri National Park in Latvia is special for its great biological diversity, the unique Kemeri Bog, mineral waters and therapeutic mud found here. It was on a lazy Sunday afternoon we decided to visit Kemeri National Park, as we had no idea what exactly to look for, we decided to make a stop at first "look-a-like" place, so we ended at Forest House, located some 45km from nations capital Riga. I was equipped with my Canon DSRL camera and in a good mood to make some panoramic photos here:…

Remote and Abandoned Hipster Party Place with Great views of Tbilisi (Hiking near Turtle Lake)


It was on a hazy Saturday morning in early January of 2018, we decided to go and visit our favorite hiking trails in Tbilisi, those ones located near Turtle Lake.  Arriving at the lake with Taxi, see How to Get around in Tbilisi by Taxify (Taxi Mobile Application), noticing our favorite Intelligentsia Coffee Bar is still closed (we arrived before 10 AM) we made a lap of honor around the lake and started to hike towards the Vake Park Hiking in Tbilisi Soon we discovered some interesting,…

Hiking Route in Georgia - Norio Village - Martkopi Monastery


Hiking from Norio village to Martkopi monastery is about 10km long distance (forth and back), best done in Spring, Summer, or early Autumn. The route is pretty steep, though covered with asphalt, there are parts of the damaged surface and some agility is needed.  Update: We originally did this hiking path back in 2017. in 2020 there is a new asphalt road built reaching the monastery complex The route offers a kind of Wilderness in Georgia views, with ruined bridges, tumble asphalt, and…

Hiking trails near Turtle lake, Tbilisi in Winter


I'm fond of hiking/trekking trails near Turtle lake in Tbilisi, I have done several routes, with my favorite being unaccessible anymore after the Tbilisi flooding in June 2015. See: Failed attempt to complete Tskneti - Turtle lake hiking route Now, since it was about a year since our latest hiking activities in Georgia, on a lovely's Sunday morning (February 5, 2017) we decided to catch a taxi (see: How to Get around in Tbilisi by Taxify (Taxi Mobile Application) ) and head to the Turtle lake…