Sunday, April 12, 2015

Rootless flashback: Orthodox Easter in Caucasus Georgia


Easter supra, Rustavi, Georgia (Caucasus), April 2012.


Today is Orthodox Easter. It's a sentimental day, bringing colorful memories of Eastertime in Caucasus Georgia.

Easter supra, Rustavi, Georgia (Caucasus), April 2012.



I was so lucky to have a couple of American friends visit me during Easter 2012 in Rustavi, Georgia. Not only did I enjoy their company, but it was satisfying to share such a rich cultural experience.


Palm Sunday, Batumi, Georgia (Caucasus), April 2012.



Some videos might tell the story best.


Palm Sunday, Batumi, Georgia (Caucasus), April 2012.



Palm Sunday in an Orthodox church in Batumi here:




My host family's grandsons in traditional polyphonic song at the Easter supra here:






My host family's son and his family singing together the song, kargi gogo (good girl) here:





When I look at the photos, videos, and past blog posts, it reminds me how lucky I am to have choices and the opportunity to travel.





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