Is there a better way to start this site than quote from Lermontov, the poet of the Caucasus? To be honest, I never did read anything written by him. Still, this quote perfectly fits.
But first, a few words about me. My name is Jozef. I am working with computers in a large corporation and travelling and trekking are my ways to relax so I don´t get crazy at my regular job. My other hobbies are fencing, lindyhop and Muay Thai. I love discovering new places. But Caucasus is one of those rare places which I have been to several times and still looking forward to another visit.
During planning of my first vacations I was surprised by the lack of comprehensive trekking guides to the area.
Sure, there is "Walking in Caucasus" by Peter Nasmith and a couple of websites. But still, I felt that English speakers had hard time finding all necessary information in one place online.
That´s why I decided to create this page. It ise based on personal experiences and recommendations of me, my friends and everyone else willing to contribute.
I would like to cover as many trekking routes as possible - ranging from short strolls to tough multi-day "Welcome to the jungle" experiences.
Originally, I wanted to cover also Armenia and Azerbaijan but gave up a few years ago. Now, I will be happy if I cover most of trekking trails in Georgia and "leave" the remaining countries to someone else. So far, I trekked only in Greater Caucasus, but would like to eventually add also Borjomi-Kharagauli and Adjara areas.
It will take a lots of work and I will need some support. Asking how can you help me?
You can like my FB page, write me something nice so I know that somebody cares or even pass me some useful info to publish.
Anything of it will help me to achieve my goal - to create best trekking resource for Georgia on the internet.