Category Archives: Georgia

Travel Photography Competition – week 88

Adam Saligman - Gergeti Trinity Church in Stepantsminda, Georgia
It's Travel Photography Competition – week 88 and we have for you this week 3 shots from around the globe. So join us we take a ride around the mountains of the Georgia & Greece and explore Yellowstone National Park in the USA...

Hitch-hiking in Georgia: advantages and disadvantages

Old beat-up van and yellow tinged hills - On the road, Southern Georgia
What are the advantages and disadvantages of hitch-hiking in Georgia? Read our handy guide, with all the advice, guidance and information you need to start hitching...

7 things to be aware of when backpacking and hitch-hiking in Georgia

Hitchhiking with a friendly phone checking local - On the road, Georgia
Travelling can be a tricky business with so many differences in manners and customs that sometimes its hard to remember what to do and when to do it. Never fear, for here is our essential guide of 7 things to be aware of when backpacking and hitch-hiking in Georgia...

Hitch-hiking in pictures (photo challenge)

One of our drivers - On the road, Turkey

Hitch-hiking in pictures

Hello hitch-hikers, backpackers and travellers around the world! Welcome to our first photo challenge of 2013!

As we’ve already had our first hitch-hiking trip this year, coming from New Year celebrations in Bristol back to London, we thought that the first photo challenge in 2013 should correspond with our favourite way of travelling.

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Georgia

Hitch-hiking in Georgia

source: www.lonelyplanet.com

Contents

1) Visas
2) Advantages
3) Disadvantages
4) Things you should be aware of
5) Hitch-hikers phrasebook
6) Road map of Georgia
7) Main border crossings
8) Best areas for hitch-hiking
9) Most beautiful natural spot
10) Best city/town
11) Our experience

Basic information

Capital city: Tbilisi
Language:
Georgian
Currency:
Lari (GEL)
Hitch-hiking:
extremely easy (10/10)
Couchsurfing:
feasible (6/10)

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Visas

Georgia has a very liberal visa policy. Citizens of most countries do not require visas for a stay of up to 360 days and citizens of Russia, Belarus, Ukraine and Iran up to 90 days. Other nationals may purchase visa upon arrival.

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