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Parallel Worlds

January 2, 2013


I fell in love with Georgia during my first semester teaching. I got lucky with a great training group, a loving host-family, and a welcoming school. I went to supras, I clumsily danced, I trimmed grape leaves, and I taught a batch of second graders the difference between their head, shoulders, knees, and toes. Some […]

The only child vs. Georgia

December 30, 2012


I love traveling alone. I’ve found it to be a great way to relax, rebalance, and explore. When I started TLG, I assumed I would have plenty of chances to see Georgia on my own. After all, if you’re moving to a foreign country where you don’t speak the predominant language and you don’t know […]

The holidays in Georgia

December 24, 2012


Like most TLGers, I’m leaving Georgia during the school holiday. My host-family and Georgian friends tried to convince me to stay for the holiday season. They kind of succeeded, since I do feel sad about not experiencing the holidays in Georgia. From what they described, it seems that I, along with the rest of you […]