Husky moto park in Tbilisi, Manglisi, and Birtvisi Canyon


A day in our lives - Husky moto park in Tbilisi, Manglisi, and Birtvisi Canyon in Georgia - failed attempt to press the record button with an active track filming motorbike in action was fully compensated with my free run and hide from a drone in Birtvisi. Filmed April 17, 2021 DJI Mavic Air 2, Adobe Premiere Pro Music by Scott Holmes: Hotshot and Stomps & Claps

Daytrip to Manglisi


Originally it was planned as a day trip to Dashbashi canyon near Tsalka, but at the end, we reached Buratino lake near Manglisi. Let me explain, the previous week we headed up to Tskneti and further to Kojori, but discovered there is a road connecting Kojori to Algeti national park up from there, and we agreed to spend one Saturday or Sunday afternoon discovering the area. From Algeti we are already familiar with Birtvisi canyon and Algeti reservoir. A couple of months ago a friend of mine…

Buratino Lake


Buratino lake is a relatively small, artificial (man-made) water reservoir near Manglisi town in the region of Kvemo Kartli, Georgia. We first discovered and visited Buratino lake in the mid-August 2019, after getting directions here from the Algeti Visitors center. Just shortly before getting here we made a short stop at Manglisi cathedral. The road heading to Buratino lake is not in the best shape, an SUV car is recommended, but I noticed locals get here even by taxi - you could probably…

Manglisi Cathedral


Manglisi Cathedral or Manglisi Sioni Cathedral is a 6th-7th-century Georgian Orthodox cathedral near the town of Manglisi, Tetritsqaro Municipality, Georgia. For me, it was interesting to observe the traditional cross from the Russian orthodox church decorating the top of this cathedral. Also, the coat of arms with two-headed eagle from Tzarist Russia is featured on the facade of Manglisi cathedral. Two-headed eagle from Tzarist Russia According to sources the first church was built in 4th…

Algeti National Park Visitor Center Manglisi


The main entrance of the national park is located near the Cathedral of the Assumption of the Virgin Mary of Manglisi. Algeti National Park Administration has a small infrastructural unit – a picnic area with auxiliary buildings and a forest adventure park.  Algeti has been on our radar ever since we discovered Algeti water reservoir while hiking in Birvisi Canyon. To get here we used Tbilisi - Kojori - Tsalka - Ninotsminda road Day trip To Tsalka and nearby Villages Forest adventure…