Gori

War in the City of Gori

Those who wonder what Peak Oil and economic decline will do to western societies and economies in the coming decades should visit the Caucuses. Formerly a wealthy corner of the Soviet Union, the caucuses has been rocked by economic collapse, earthquake, civil war, regional war and finally war with its former protector, Russia, all since …

One of the vast apartment blocks of Tbilisi housing many hundreds

Tbilisi Photo Journal

Those who wonder what Peak Oil and economic decline will do to western societies and economies in the coming decades should visit the Caucuses. Formerly a wealthy corner of the Soviet Union, the caucuses has been rocked by economic collapse, earthquake, civil war, regional war and finally war with its former protector, Russia, all since …

cathedral

A Walk through North Tbilisi

Closing our hotel door we step into the hallway – darkness. Fumbling with the key I feel for the lock and, finding, twist round and round to bring the triple deadbolt to its end. We feel our way along the wall until we locate the first step of the spiral staircase, which swirls down three …