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Marshutkas – How did I live without them?

November 20, 2012


Batumi does not have a passenger railway station, yet it still has some of the best transport connections in the country thanks to the continual supply of marshrutkas that enter and leave the city almost 24 hours a day. These marshrutkas feed the local city marshrutka lines which see the converted vans and minibuses racing […]

Banging on about Batumi (and Adjara)

October 28, 2012


Everyday I think myself lucky that I am in Batumi. Before flying out to co-teach in Georgia, I had packed my suitcase trying to second-guess where I would be stationed and I fully expected the worst placement possible. In my mind that equated to being holed up on the side of a mountain with only […]