Looking back at the photos I shared of Georgia, I realize they are mostly shots of mountains and statues and cows and waterfalls. But that certainly wasn’t my day-to-day experience. I want to share some photos that are more representative of daily life in Tbilisi, which is where I spent 95% of my time. The majority of that time was spent outside of the beautiful Old City, in residential neighborhoods.
I lived in a neighborhood called Saburtalo, above a shopping center. Saburtalo is unattractive and unremarkable, known mostly for the medical university and other schools in the area. One part of Saburtalo is called Delisi, purportedly named after Delhi because of all the Indian medical students living in the area. At least that’s what the taxi drivers told me.
This was the view from my balcony.
But their residents sure do have some spectacular views: