Svaneti, Georgia - Uncornered Market
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Abandoned Village - Svaneti, Georgia

Abandoned Village - Svaneti, Georgia

From afar, this looks like any other small village in the hills of Svaneti. Closer up, you realize that the village has been abandoned for 12 years. Some houses still remain in good form, but there isn't enough economic activity here to keep the village alive. The story of dying villages is common to Svaneti, Georgia and similarly difficult to reach rural alpine communities. Read about our visit to Svaneti and the rest of our visit to Georgia.

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