Georgian photographer Giorgi
Many visitors come to Georgia in winter to enjoy world class skiing in the Caucasus mountains. Ski resorts at Gudauri, Bukariani, and Mestia offer first-class skiing at a fraction of the price of ski resorts in the alps. During winter, city life continues uninterrupted. Batumi, with its mild climate, rarely sees snow. However, venture only a few kilometres into the Adjara hills and the scenery becomes a white-washed wonderland. Similarly, Tbilisi usually evades winter’s icy grip. It’s location in a valley between mountains prevents snow from reaching too often. Nonetheless, winter is never far. The white-capped mountains in the distance constantly remind the city of winter’s ever-nearing presence.
A trip to Georgia in winter requires more preparation. The correct clothes and mentality are vital to