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25 Reasons You Should Visit The Country Of Georgia Right Now

The views. The countryside. THE FOOD.

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This is Adjaruli khatchapuri, named after a region of the country. In addition to delicious bread and cheese, an egg and brick of butter are also thrown in. Mix it all together, eat, and enter heaven.

For dessert you can have churchkhela. Walnuts and other nuts are dipped into different fruit syrups — grape, pomegranate — and hung to dry. These are often sold by the side of the road.

In the past few years, Georgia has seen war, revolution, and dirty domestic politics. It has an engaged population unafraid to take to the streets to demand what they want.

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