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Temo Bardzimashvili

Georgia Photo: On Top of Tbilisi

Two female tourists enjoy nice weather at the top of Narikala fortress...

Georgia Photo: Pick Up a Piece of the Soviet Past

A seller awaits customers at the Tbilisi flea market. Beginning in the...

Georgia Photo: The Heat Is On

Residents of Abanotubani (Bath District), one of Tbilisi's oldest districts, play backgammon...

Georgia Photo: Cooking the Books?

A roadside duck seller does accounting while waiting for customers in western...

Georgia Photo: Rainbow Underworld

Visitors to Prometheus Cave near Kutaisi follow an underground trail flanked by...

Georgia Photo: Café and Pray

During the Kiddush Levanah ritual, synagogue attenders say a prayer next to...

Georgia Photo: Mixing Sports and Politics

Georgian Prime Minister Bidzina Ivanishvili catches a traditional 19-kilogram ball used during...

Georgia Photo: Behold the Lamb of God

A woman carries a lamb around a Georgian Orthodox church as a...

Georgia Photos: A Day at the Market

Every Sunday morning a fenced area near the Georgian city of Marneuli...

Georgia Photo: Car Threshing

Roland Girgvliani, 68, spreads oat on the road in Upper Svaneti as the...

Georgia Photo: Underground Exploration

Nika Gugeshashvili, a local guide, looks at a stalagmite in a cave...

Georgia: Reviving Ancient Martial Arts Traditions

Georgia has long been associated with the traditions of winemaking, song and...

Georgia Photos: Celebrating a 12th Century Battle

Several thousand Georgians attended the Didgoroba festival in the region of Kvemo...

Kyrgyzstan: Meskhetian Turks Cling to Traditions to Cope with Uncertainty

In late fall of 1944, Muhabat Mamedova recalls, she got married and...

Georgia Photo: It's a Bird, It's a Plane, It's ... Shatiloba?

Young Tbilisians explore the historic mountain village of Shatili during the annual Shatiloba...

Photo: Ahhhh. Too Tight!

Iuza Beradze, a 71-year-old veteran folk singer, jokes as his wife helps...

Photos: Standing Up for Detained Colleagues

Photographers gathered in front of the Georgian Interior Ministry office in Tbilisi...

Georgia: Two Deaths Mark Independence Day Protest

The deaths of a police officer and a demonstrator amid the break-up...

Photo of the Week: May 6, 2011

A young Roma girl pretends to wash laundry in one of Tbilisi's...

Georgia: Betting on Bloodsuckers for Better Health

Troubled by varicose veins, cellulite, high blood pressure or angina? You may...

Georgia: Looking for a Rare Leopard Called Noah

Georgia’s Vashlovani National Park, not far from the border with Azerbaijan, is...

Georgia: Svaneti Gold Prospectors Seek the Monster Nugget

His nickname is Mackenna – after the Gregory Peck character, Sheriff Mackenna,...

Photo of the Week: Jan. 28, 2011

Nana Asnidze, 28, conducts Georgian language class in a middle school in...

Celebrating Stalin's Birthday in Georgia

About 100 members of the Georgian Communist Party gather on December 21...

Georgia: Better Education Lures Gali Kids to Ganmukhuri Schools

Several ethnic Georgian children living in the Gali region in the breakaway...

Photo of the Week: Dec. 3, 2010

Biodiversity conservation specialist Bejan Lordkipanidze of the Georgian organization NACRES squats in...

Photo of the Week: Nov. 19, 2010

Muslims living in the Georgian village of Talaveri prepare meat for the...

The Importance of Importing English

A girl wearing a T-shirt with the writing "Warning! This bitch bites!!"...

Georgian Monk Builds Stairway to Heaven

Come summertime, getting away from it all is the dream that haunts...

Transfiguration Day

Lubov Sosina (left) and Feodor Neudakhin, both presbyters, or leaders of a...

Tbilisi's Bridge of Peace Undulates in Glass and Steel

Covered with crisp wafers of glass encased in a steel membrane, the...

Photo of the Week: July 9, 2010

Madonna, a 16-year-old Roma bride, poses in her wedding gown in the...

Georgia at a Loss on How To Deal With Caged Bears

Wildlife defense organizations estimate 30 to 50 brown bears are held captive...

Living Invite Dead to Feast at Remote Mountaintop Village

Each year in the Georgian highland village of Adishi, the dead are...

Georgia: Amid Democratization, Village Elder Tradition Survives in Mountainous Svaneti Region

In the remote mountain villages of Georgia’s northwest region of Svaneti, 84-year-old...

Daily Life of Bauchi Qaldani As a Village Elder

In the remote mountain villages of Georgia’s northwest region of Svaneti, 84-year-old...

Georgia and Russia Reopen Border

The Dariali border crossing, perched 1,700 meters high in the Caucasus Mountains...

Village Mourns Georgia's Olympic Luger Kumaritashvili

Family members and friends laid to rest Georgia's Olympic luger, Nodar Kumaritashvili,...

Georgia: Village Mourns Olympic Luger Nodar Kumaritashvili

Family members and friends laid to rest Georgia's Olympic luger, Nodar Kumaritashvili,...

Georgia Kicks Off New Year with Post-Modern Christmas Tree

Shaved from poles of hazelnut wood 20 centimeters (about 8 inches) to...

Feathered Farm Carries Political History

Once the pampered pets of regional strongman Aslan Abashidze, the ostriches had...

Ostriches Revive Memories of Georgia's Political Past

The six African ostriches at a farm south of Tbilisi may not...

Falconers Struggle To Keep Tradition Alive in Georgia

Once known as a nobleman’s sport, falconry in today’s Georgia lives on...

Georgia: Falconers Struggle to Keep a Traditional Sport Alive

Almost every day, Ramiz Beridze, a 78-year-old widower, climbs a hill in...

Georgia: Falconers Struggle to Keep a Traditional Sport Alive

Almost every day, Ramiz Beridze, a 78-year-old widower, climbs a hill in...

Memorabilia, Statues and Museums Commemorate Stalin

The Stalin Museum in Gori, the birthplace of the former Soviet leader,...

Georgia: Debating the Fate of Stalin's Statue

Amid an ongoing exercise in national self-examination, Georgians are confronting the legacy...

Two Worlds of the Caucasian Sheep Dog

For centuries, farmers in Georgia's highlands have relied on a particular breed,...

Georgia: Saakashvili Shows Staying Power on Anniversary of War with Russia

War, political instability and economic crisis. Despite it all, Georgian President Mikheil...

Georgia: Faith Is the Fashion, as Church Influence Soars

While the church is not recognized as an official state religion, it...