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Abastumani Observatory Photo by Tbel Abuseridze

A vision of the past: stargazing at Abastumani Observatory in Georgia

Beach resorts not really your thing? How about a trip to an old Czarist era spa and resort town, hidden away from the world in the forests of the Borjomi-Kharaguli National Park in south-east Georgia? For centuries this region has been known amongst locals for its crisp refreshing air, coniferous forests and rejuvenating thermal waters, yet it wasn’t until the 1850’s that it attracted outside...