© Emily Lush 2015

Caucasus Photo Journal – Week 1: Tbilisi, Georgia

Every Friday during our three-month trip through the Caucasus, I plan to publish a short series of photos that sums up the week that was. Below is the first installment from Tbilisi, Georgia’s capital city. This week I also published a short post reflecting on our first few days in Georgia. Read it here.

© Emily Lush 2017ALONG WITH LAUNDRY-STRUNG COURTYARDS, OVERHANGING BALCONIES ARE TBILISI’S MOST DISTINCTIVE ARCHITECTURAL FEATURE.

© Emily Lush 2017TBILISI’S DAILY DRY BRIDGE MARKET. YOU’VE NEVER SEEN A CARBOOT SALE LIKE IT.

© Emily Lush 2017PHOTOGRAPHING THE BRIDGE OF PEACE.

ALL THINGS HOLY. LEFT, A CROSS OUTSIDE NARIKALA FORTRESS OVERLOOKING TBILISI. SPEAKING OF SACRED, THERE’S ALSO GEORGIAN CUISINE, AND SOPHIA MELNIKOVA’S FANTASTIC DUHAN APPARENTLY SERVES THE BEST KHINKALI (GEORGIAN DUMPLINGS) IN TOWN. FOOD POST COMING SOON.

© Emily Lush 2017FINISHING OFF HAND-PULLED ‘PURI’ FLATBREAD IN A CLAY OVEN. BAKERIES LIKE THIS ONE ARE OFTEN TUCKED AWAY IN UNDERGROUND CELLARS. EVERY NEIGHBOURHOOD HAS AT LEAST ONE.

© Emily Lush 2017ABANDONED SOVIET-ERA SEWING FACTORY BECOMES HOSTEL/CAFE/CO-WORKING SPACE. WELCOME TO FABRIKA, ONE OF MY FAVOURITE HANGOUT SPOTS SO FAR.

© Emily Lush 2017ARTISTS AND WRITERS PAST, IMMORTALISED IN THE COURTYARD OUTSIDE TBILISI’S MUSEUM OF LITERATURE.

© Emily Lush 2017A PORTION OF DAVIT AGMASHENEBELI AVE, CLOSED TO TRAFFIC, RESTORED AND RE-BRANDED AS TBILISI’S PREMIER WALKING STREET.

© Emily Lush 2017POMEGRANATE JUICE VENDOR.

© Emily Lush 2017CHURCHKHELA, A POPULAR GEORGIAN SNACK MADE BY DIPPING HAZELNUTS OR WALNUTS INTO THICK GRAPE JUICE. CAN TASTE LIKE CANDY OR CANDLE WAX DEPENDING WHERE YOU BUY IT.

0 comments on “Caucasus Photo Journal – Week 1: Tbilisi, Georgia

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

error: Content is protected !!