Interesting and informative article by photographer Rob Fraser sharing his trip to Georgia and his discoveries about bees and how they are happy buzzing there.
I have just returned from a quick trip to Georgia. That’s Georgia the former communist state that loosened its leash from Russia only 22 years ago, rather than the southern American state that counts the shark’s tooth as its state fossil and the green tree frog as its representative amphibian.
I endured one day trudging through the capital Tbilisi, staring at old and new churches, mosques and synagogues; and thoroughly enjoyed six days in the high and empty hills to the north of country. I was leading a group on a trek through the Khevsureti range, part of the Caucasus chain that crumples up against the small republics of Chechnya and Dagestan.
Aside from numerous river crossings, two memorable (but connected) aspects of the trip stood out for me.
Firstly, the abundance of wildflowers that carpeted the hills. Every day I brushed through a sea of green…
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