By Myrthe on November 24, 2012
These are my two favorites of the pictures I took today on a hike in Birtvisi Canyon southwest of Tbilisi. Getting out of the city to hike more often in the last few weeks is doing wonders for my physical and mental well-being.
By Myrthe on November 11, 2012
A post of few words. I took this picture today during a hike near Rkoni Monastery in the Shida Kartli region, Georgia.
By Myrthe on November 5, 2012
The subtitle of this book is A Walk Through the Mountains of Georgia and that is precisely the red thread throughout the book – the mountains more so than the walk, but I will get to that shortly. This walk was undertaken in the late 1990s, the book first published in 2003. Consequently, the narrative [...]
By Myrthe on September 29, 2012
While I am working on a fresh new blogpost, here is a quick post pointing you to an article I wrote for Waging Nonviolence about the protests against torture in Georgian prisons that have been going on in Tbilisi for almost two weeks now. For more than a week now, the Georgian capital Tbilisi has [...]
By Myrthe on August 3, 2012
A lot has happened since I wrote my last post slightly over a year ago. I cried many more tears over Dibar’s death and had other personal issues to deal with as well. Meanwhile, I continued to teach Dutch and had more students than I ever had before. There were weeks when I was exhausted [...]