Ushguli – mysteries of Georgian settlements up on “Europe’s roof”

In Svaneti, one could swear an ancient sort of power reigns still, drawing us towards it like a magnet. Calling again, echoing clearly from the snow-covered peaks of the Caucasus mountain ranges. The meadows are greener here, covered in countless flowers. Winters are icy and fierce. Every day life never fails to challenge the locals.…

Azerbaijan – a trip across the Land of Fire

Azerbaijan is not easily classified. The local Caucasus avant-garde includes ancient towers, fortifications, castles and traditional homes mixed with architecture straight out of Stanislaw Lem’s sci-fi novels and movies. All that intertwined with hints of prehistoric influences, stunning landscapes and fabulous foods, prepared by friendly locals.  For years on end, Azerbaijan was always at the…