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

Sunday, 21 December 2008

Ushguli, Svaneti, Georgia

Top 2: moonlight! Tripod-mounted slow exposures, 20-30 seconds. The well-lit house left of centre is the guesthouse where I live with my host family; my window's on the left

Lichen on fenceposts

Watchtower detail

Watchtowers in Chazhashi, 1 of Ushguli's 4 hamlets


deborah said...

Looks Brrrrr! good sturdy stone buildings for the weather - hope you and yours stay warm!
Holiday Greetings and best wishes for the New Year from us here!

Anthony (Tony) Hanmer said...

Thanks! I'm actually in Tbilisi at the moment, until mid-January, staying warm indeed though we have a bit of snow here too. Ushguli was -15 C most mornings, cold & clear, when I left a week ago.

Merry Christmas & Happy New Year to you too!

Brian & I'Ching Thomas said...

I love your beautiful pixs! Georgian cuisine will always ring sweet in my memories. Lucky you now that you've a Georgian wife who will cook you those wonderful fare!

Anthony (Tony) Hanmer said...

Many thanks IChing - glad you'll always remember the cuisine, it's a definite highlight to being here. And having a Georgian wife is a delight as well!