Otkhara rock monastery

 

Otkhara is a medieval cave monastery built in the XII century in Abkhazia/ Georgia. The Black river (Mchishta) forms the natural path to Otkhara through a dense exotic forest.

Access inside Otkhara itself can only be done by ladder.

Adishi medieval village, Georgia

Adishi village is a one millenium old village situated in Samegrelo-Zemo Svaneti district of Georgia and it’s one of Europe’s highest located mountain villages (2120 meters).

Geographically, it is situated in the northern part of Georgia, in the historical Svaneti province.

Upper Svaneti (northern part) villages are typically small, with 100-200 people. A common feature of the villages is the watch tower.