Turtle lake

Easter 2022

Good times in Georgia or another awesome Easter weekend have been recorded in our tapes. From the windy mountains near Mtskheta, hiking trip near Turtle lake, egg fights in Tbilisi, meeting fellow Latvians at Vake park, and dining near the…

Svan Tower in Tbilisi (Turtle Lake)

Svan Tower near Turtle lake is a well seen, but less visited tourist attraction in Tbilisi. Best reached while hiking near Turtle lake. Hiking Trails in Tbilisi - Turtle Lake (Kus Tba) - Tskneti Hiking trails near Turtle lake, Tbilisi in…

Hiking trip near Turtle Lake

Hiking trip near Turtle lake in Tbilisi, dining with Rapunzel and other fictional Disney characters near the Svan Tower, meeting real South African and Georgian friends near Bazaleti, tracing numbers and bitcoins back in Tbilisi. enjoy and…

Turtle Lake from a Drone flight

Turtle lake is a direct English translation of Kus Tba (Georgian: კუს ტბა), a small lake at the outskirts of Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, so named due to the perceived abundance of turtles living in these places. Turtle lake is a very…

Spring in Tbilisi (near Turtle lake)

Spring has finally reached Tbilisi. In today's Piece of Life, a few shots from our baby walk near Turtle Lake on March 6th, 2019 Sprouts and blue snowdrops. Can't wait for April.  Blue snowdrops near Turtle lake in Tbilisi Early sprouts…

Remote and Abandoned Hipster Party Place with Great views of Tbilisi (Hiking near Turtle Lake)

It was on a hazy Saturday morning in early January of 2018, we decided to go and visit our favorite hiking trails in Tbilisi, those ones located near Turtle Lake.  Arriving at the lake with Taxi, see How to Get around in Tbilisi by Taxify…

Restaurant Kus Tba (Turtle Lake) in Tbilisi

Restaurant Kus Tba is located next to the popular recreational area Turtle lake in Tbilisi, here serves a traditional Georgian cuisine in a touristic sauce.  I have been to this place several times, I cannot tell neither good, neither bad…

Hiking trails near Turtle lake, Tbilisi in Winter

I'm fond of hiking/trekking trails near Turtle lake in Tbilisi, I have done several routes, with my favorite being unaccessible anymore after the Tbilisi flooding in June 2015. See: Failed attempt to complete Tskneti - Turtle lake hiking…

Intelligentsia Coffee Bar Tbilisi

I have spent countless hours at Intelligentsia Coffee Bar near Turtle lake in Tbilisi - this place has been my offsite office in hot Summer days (see: Turtle lake - my working place for today) or starting point before taking a hike (see: …

Turtle lake in Tbilisi

Turtle lake is a direct English translation of Kus Tba (Georgian: კუს ტბა), a small lake at the outskirts of Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, so named due to the perceived abundance of turtles living in these places. Those of you who have…