Georgia - Russia Friendship monument near Gudauri


Georgia - the land of many wonders A drone flight around Georgia - Russia Friendship Monument near Gudauri DJI Mavic mini, August 16th, 2020 Music by Scott Holmes - Epic Cinematographic

Gudauri View Point from a drone flight


Gudauri viewpoint is a cool attraction located some 2 km up from the Gudauri to the Kazbegi (Russian border) Officially named as the Russian -Georgian Friendship monument, this place has been "installed" back in 1983, but seems to have gone under major reconstruction works recently. We were returning from a weekend trip to Kazbegi when it was agreed to fly my little DJI Mavic mini drone around the monument. Gudari viewing platform Located on the Georgian Military Highway between the ski…

Drunk Cherry Gudauri Restaurant


Drunk Cherry is a stylish restaurant located in Gudauri next to the GoodAura ski-left (New Gudauri ski resort) Discovered during a weekend trip to Gudauri. And I should say I was really impressed. The food, service, and even the prices are as if you were in some of the best Tbilisi restaurants. Warm and cosy even on the coldest days. We promise fast and friendly service and a unique atmosphere. We order here some hot-wine, soup harcho, hummus salads, hamburgers, and even pancakes. I would…

Condohotel 'GVC 217' New Gudauri


GVC 217 is a condo/aparthotel located in the New Gudauri ski resort, some 120 km from the nation's capital Tbilisi. We booked here a weekend (2-night stay) in January 2019 and paid $138 for that. Despite we booked via they accepted only cash. As I later learned owners of this condo have a travel company in Georgia, mostly specializing on incoming tours across Georgia for Russian speaking tourists - G-V-C or Georgian Voyage Company. Also, I learned that GVC owns/manages at least 14…

New Gudauri Ski Resort in Georgia


New Gudauri is a rapidly developing ski resort in Georgia developed by REDCO Real estate development company, the resort is located some 120km from the nation's capital Tbilisi in Gudauri. Surrounded by some of Europe’s most dramatic peaks, Gudauri represents one of the most picturesque winter destinations for both experienced skiers and amateurs.  The resort offers fantastic skiing and snowboarding, as well as paragliding and heli-skiing facilities. Gudauri - Georgian Winter Capital for…

Hofbrau Munchen Gudauri


Hofbrau Munchen Gudauri is a roadside cafeteria located in Georgia (some 20 km from Gudauri) I'm not very well familiar with Hofbrau Munchen brand but seems this is a popular German brewery brand in Germany and abroad, the one located on Gudauri highway seems is not actually affiliated with the German brand (but you never know). See more: Anyhow, you can get here some German beer and some German cuisine (though when visited this place I opted for Georgian…

Kobi Gudauri Cable Car Station


Kobi Gudari cable car has been opened for public since January 2019.  I first discovered in it early April 2019, while having a road trip Tbilisi - Gudauri - Kazbegi (Stepatsminda). Not far from the cable car station there is located Kobi mineral water plant.  Kobi cable station Gudauri - Georgian Winter Capital for skiing, snowboarding, paragliding and heli-skiing According to the ropeway is 7.5km long and the total cost to build it was 81 million lari. The cable car connects  …

Winter tours in Georgia: Gudauri Bakuriani


Winter time is always exciting because it associates with New Year and Christmas preparations. Starting from childhood we believed that miracles happen around this season and any activity you are engaged in leads you to some kind and fairy discoveries. Georgia is known for its snowy mountains and mild winter in the central part of the country and its capital though the situation is cardinally different in the mountainous region. Snow level reaches your knees and without proper clothes and…

Russia–Georgia Friendship Monument


In fact I had to open a Wikipedia to learn the name of this place, as I mistakenly thought this is just some cool viewing platform located high in the Caucasus mountains, built by Soviets. Turns out it's not only built by Soviets, but bears the name of The Russia–Georgia Friendship Monument Located on the Georgian Military Highway between the ski resort town of Gudauri and the Jvari pass, the monument is a large round stone and concrete structure overlooking the Devil's Valley in the Caucasus…

Hotel Edelweiss Review in Gudauri


Located in Gudauri, a 10-minute walk from the nearest ski lift, Edelweiss Hotel features an on-site restaurant serving Georgian and European cuisine and free Wi-Fi throughout the property. We booked hotel Edelweiss for 2015 Christmas (December 23-25) and enjoyed our stay at this place a lot. Thus the price we paid for this hotel is well above average (about EUR 100 per night) we are paying for hotels in Georgia, the service offered for price was just excellent. Alternatively check out Hotel…