Georgia - Upper Svaneti

"Preserved by its long isolation, the Upper Svaneti region of the Caucasus is an exceptional example of mountain scenery with medieval-type villages and tower-houses. The village of Chazhashi still has more than 200 of these very unusual houses, which were used both as dwellings and as defence posts against the invaders who plagued the region." 

Source: UNESCO World Heritage

Postcard 1
Svaneti, Georgia. Thanks to Holger of Belgium for mailing from Georgia.





Postcard 2
A beautiful postcard of Svaneti with Svanian tower. Thanks to Lenore of Germany who visited Georgia.

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