Towards Baku

How is you trip going?  How is my trip going? It depends. The day and the time the question is asked can produce  difference answer. The emotions while travelling  pass like the clouds in the sky, sometimes under a gray and dark sky and sometimes lightly, under a bleu and clear and sunny horizon. My  reflections and emotions navigate as on a stormy sea. Can everything go wonderfully on a research trip? Perhaps on vacation, when the sea [...]

By |2020-01-23T09:15:00-05:00December 1st, 2019|Azerbaijan, Blog, Caucase|Comments Off on Towards Baku

Gvino – the sweetness of our tables

I am in Telavi, in the Kakheti region. Why Kakheti? Why go east of the capital and not west? I included in my choice, the importance of this region in the history of the country and a little in ours. It represents the past and future economy of the country. Wine is here to stay. It is an area that was not part of the Ottoman Empire. For me, it is an important information to understand that the [...]

By |2020-01-22T16:18:29-05:00November 13th, 2019|Blog, Caucase|Comments Off on Gvino – the sweetness of our tables

First week

  My life unrolls before me  I am settled in this city already. I live near the market, I make my breakfast, tea. No coffee maker. I have to learn to make a good Turkish coffee. They still offer Nescafe. I had forgotten it existed. I also forgot about cigarettes and men and women smoke in important quantity.  A busy week. I have had meetings all week. 3 x at the UN, 1 x at the University, 1 [...]

By |2020-01-13T04:13:04-05:00October 29th, 2019|Blog, Caucase, Families of the world, Georgian|Comments Off on First week
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