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Follow Pat O'Hara's search for the perfect moment in the national parks of the Eastern Caucasus. Eleanor O'Hanlon reports, with photos by Russell Sparkman.

Research Team
Georgia veteran Peter Nasmyth returns to guide us into the history and heritage of the region. Denise Rocco captures it all in digital images.

April 29:
In Ancient Groves

April 28:
Batumi and Beyond

April 26:
Fly Tusheti Air

April 25:
An Image of Eden

April 24:
The Road of Friendship

April 22:
Patriarch of the Forest

April 21:
Monastery in the Desert

April 20:
Vashlovani Reserve

April 19:
The Living Pillar

April 18:
Preparing for the Journey

April 17:
Georgian Table

April 12:
Tbilisi Overview

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But Georgia has been in financial crisis since independence – Amiran and his colleagues at Vashlovani have scarcely been paid for the last few years. The program they have developed depends on a grant from the Global Environmental Facility, channeled through the World Bank.

Amiran himself keeps bees and makes honey to sell in his spare time. "The people who work here do not do so for money" he says. "We love the work. But we do hope for better times and a reasonable wage – and we hope visitors will come and help support the area."

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