Dmanisi – Kazreti…..Again…

Went back to the mine on Sunday, this time with Jeff’s friend Nata, Khatuna, and Maia, a friend of Khatuna’s.

Maia & Khatuna at the mine.

Maia & Khatuna at the mine.

Khatuna & Nata

Khatuna & Nata

Maia

Maia

Jeff explaining the history of the mine (this is near the opening of the 3,000 year-old mine.  He said it was the oldest gold-mine in Europe.)

Jeff explaining the history of the mine (this is near the opening of the 3,000 year-old mine. He said it was the oldest gold-mine in Europe.)

Me.

Me.

Khatuna & me.  Not sure what she's up to...

Khatuna & me. Not sure what she's up to...

Me & Khatuna.

Me & Khatuna.

Nata & Khatuna.

Nata & Khatuna.

Trying to get to the opening of the old mine on the other side of the crevice.

Trying to get to the opening of the old mine on the other side of the crevice.

Maia

Maia

Back inside the mine. Maia, Nata, Khatuna & me.

Back inside the mine. Maia, Nata, Khatuna & me.

Khatuna & me

Khatuna & me

Khatuna, Jeff, & Maia looking a little spaced.

Khatuna, Jeff, & Maia looking a little spaced.

I like this picture.  Looks like Maia has disturbed the resident genie.

I like this picture. Looks like Maia has disturbed the resident genie.

That's Maia there in the center.

That's Maia there in the center.

Back by the river.

Back by the river.

Jeff & Nata.

Jeff & Nata.

Maia needed rescuing after wandering off downstream.

Maia needed rescuing after wandering off downstream.

This time we came equipped with plenty of picnic provisions.

This time we came equipped with plenty of picnic provisions.

Jeff, Nata, Maia & Khatuna.

Jeff, Nata, Maia & Khatuna.

Me with the watermelon.

Me with the watermelon.

So another great day.

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3 Responses

  1. … great blog! Thanks for not being “orientalist” in Georgia!

  2. Thanks!

  3. i was in there and the place is really poor but nice by the way how sure you are those rivers in kasreti are clean from chemical from gold mine ???????

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