London to Magadan – On the road with the Road of Bones Expedition 2018 #2 – by Allana Goldsworthy Back to News List
compexp on 29 June 2018
Road of Bones – 2018 CHAPTER TWO
Story by Allana Goldsworthy
Images – Allana Goldsworthy, Azar Farahmand, Hugo Penasco, Bayne Morison and Dennis Grothues.
Our time in Tblisi, Georgia, passed all too quickly – we enjoyed our couple of nights in our comfortable hotel, in this quirky capital.
The good news for us was that they were in English. Compared to an earlier trip where they were only in Cyrillic, and a very unhelpful woman, if asked to check if they were ok -would read – then exclaim “Nyet!”and rip the form up.
But when we wandered out of our hotel – and, in direct contravention of the “guides to safe travel in dangerous places” – went down to join the throng for the National Day concert – we were absolutely a part of the celebration. Families and locals everywhere, and to get into the acutal area where there was a concert and food stalls, we were screened by security. Probably one of the safest places to be.,