Prometheus Cave, near Kutaisi, is Georgia’s biggest cave*, and offers an enchanting experience. In Greek mythology, Prometheus gave life to mankind by gifting them the fire he stole from Mount Olympus. According to myth, Zeus punished Prometheus by ordering him to be chained, with unbreakable bonds, to a rock […]Continue Reading
Georgia’s Meteora: the Katskhi Pillar
Georgia is full of surprises: you can find better wine than France, higher mountains than Switzerland and, it turns out, older monasteries than those found on the rock pillars of Greece. The Katskhi pillar, Georgia’s Meteora is found not far from Chiatura, but seems a world away from the town’s mining history […]Continue Reading
Do You Dare Take a Ride on Chiatura’s Ancient Cable Cars?
Chiatura’s ancient cable cars are one of the most interesting sites in the Caucusus. If you like cable cars, you’ll love the Caucasus. Treat yourself to a trip on modern tramways which take you up to Narikala Fortress in Tbilisi, rise up from Batumi’s harbour, and cross the magnificent valleys leading you to Tatev monastery […]Continue Reading