Monthly archive September, 2013
Number 11

Number 11

We arrived at the border with Turkey around midday. We had only read a few things about this border, it is Turkey’s most remote border, and probably the second most remote land border we’ve seen on our trip. There are no towns nearby (the nearest being a very small town about 15km away, on the...
Do we have to leave Georgia?

Do we have to leave Georgia?

Unfortunately, yes. We spent a month in Georgia. Most of that time filming in a tiny village and working on a little biodynamic farm not far from Tbilisi, but we needed to move on: Europe was irresistibly close. We thought we would spend a few days riding out of Georgia and then hotfoot it by...
A holiday in Tbilisi.

A holiday in Tbilisi.

Two things became urgent during our time filming in rural Georgia: Grace’s camera was broken and needed fixing, maybe even replacing; and Grace’s birthday was approaching, and needed celebrating (of course). The LCD panel on Grace’s camera had been deteriorating over a few days and finally completely stopped working during the first few weeks of...
In the Land of Wolves - working title.

In the Land of Wolves – working title.

We rode around Georgia, looking for a subject, something, someone, an issue of interest for Grace to begin the research stages of a documentary film. We rode along and Grace went about filming everything in Georgia, people cooking cakes in the local bakery, men out on the street playing checkers, kids being mischievous, our bike...