Georgia's dilemma - part 1
30 Jul 2013 by Julia Harding MW
How do you take pride in your country without being nationalistic? How do you defend yourself against aggressively armed giants at the border while treating your guests as gifts from God? How do you maintain a strong orthodox faith while welcoming and giving freedom to all others? How do you remain creative in a country saturated in tradition? Georgia seems to have a quite remarkable ability to hold opposites in tension, without becoming double-minded or two-faced. A single brief trip to the country is no more than an aperitif, a taste to whet your appetite, but the people, the wines, the capital Tbilisi and a journey through...

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