Top: World's first 360-degree Panorama of Ushguli, Svaneti, Georgia, Feb 24/2009, from 12 separate photos...

Tuesday, 13 May 2008

Here (top 2 photos) are Dato (l) and Zakro (r) working on the ice canal outside their houses in late March, to channel the water so that it wouldn't flow all over their yards. The ice, accumulated over the winter from a small stream, was unusually thick this season - up to 1 metre. The last remnants of it were just disappearing as I left Ushguli on April 23.

The bottom picture is what happens when Ushguli has been without electricity for 10 days but our TV programme - the one which Lasha and Levan had come and made - is airing. ONE house in the village (as far as I know) has a generator. So 29 of us crowded in there to watch our 6 minutes of fame. And here are 10 of our cellphones getting recharged at the same time, watched by Laerti.

2 comments:

Aluajala said...

Greetings!
You have a wonderful blog here - very interesting and informative. I love to learn how people in different countries live and glad to find your blog.

Tony Hanmer said...

Thanks! Glad you like it - stay tuned, more to come.