The Georgian Military Highway over the Great Caucasus to Kazbegi

The Georgian Military Highway is the only route whereby Georgians and Russians can visit each other’s countries. Early 19th century paintings show Russian military personnel travelling by horseback up a narrow track through the towering Tergi gorge. During the 20th century, German prisoners rebuilt the road and a cemetery is dedicated to them at the … More The Georgian Military Highway over the Great Caucasus to Kazbegi

Cumquat Marmalade at Tét – Chúc Mùng Năm Mới

Cumquat Marmalade at Tét – Chúc Mùng Năm Mới Yesterday I made my first 2019 batch of cumquat marmalade. Our cumquat tree is the one citrus tree in our garden which does really well. It must get the perfect combination of light and moisture and every February it becomes laden with fruit. Thus begins the annual … More Cumquat Marmalade at Tét – Chúc Mùng Năm Mới