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Ushguli, Svaneti

A Day Trip to Ushguli, Svaneti: The Highest Permanently Inhabited Settlement in Europe | Gallop Around The Globe

When I was putting together my 10-day itinerary for Georgia, Svaneti was the one region I was most excited about visiting. One of the main reasons for this was because – aside from the independent republics of Abkhazia and South Ossetia (the latter of which it’s impossible to travel to at all from the Georgian […]

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A 10-day Georgia Itinerary by Public Transport

A 10-day Georgia Itinerary by Public Transport | Gallop Around The Globe

Originally this post was going to be entitled “Roadtripping Georgia: A 10-day Itinerary.” Before travelling to Georgia I spent countless evenings playing around with various different routes on Google Maps, in order to formulate the perfect road trip itinerary.  I thoroughly researched all the destinations I had on my shortlist, the travel distances involved to […]

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Visiting Davit Gareja: Otherwise Known as That Time I Travelled for Two Hours to See a Monastery I Couldn’t Find

On our third full day in Tbilisi the plan had originally been to catch a marshrutka (local minibus) out to Georgia’s old capital – Mtskheta.  We would travel to Signaghi via Davit Gareja once we’d picked up the car. However, we never did pick up the car.  In fact we cancelled our reservation just over […]

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2018 TRAVEL PLANS, GOALS AND ASPIRATIONS - GALLOP AROUND THE GLOBE (PICS ONLY)

2018 Travel Plans, Goals and Aspirations

If you read my 2017 Travel Plans, Goals, and Aspirations post, you’ll know that the way in which my year panned out with regards to travel was pretty close to the way I’d planned it at the start of the year (with the exception of travel within the UK).  I managed to take seven international […]

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