Episode 1: Take a look at the news, and the Caucasus is all about power struggles. But live there awhile, and it becomes all about its people’s passion for living, and the colorful stories that can get missed from a distance. From the whimsical and wacky to the memorable and moving, join EurasiaNet.org’s Tamada Tales blogger Giorgi Lomsadze for a video series on the overlooked aspects of daily life in Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan, and how those lifestyles are changing. In this episode, see how Georgians meet the future in a coffee cup - whether for marriage plans or for Euro-Atlantic integration plans, Georgia’s fortunetellers have all the answers.
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Giorgi Lomsadze is a freelance journalist based in Tbilisi. He is a frequent contributor to EurasiaNet.org's Tamada Tales blog.