Teach Abroad - Republic of Georgia, Teach Abroad Programs

Georgian Grammar Pushups and other Adventures

by Clare Wocken, Greenheart Travel Teach Abroad Participant in Georgia

…I guess you could say that life on this side of the pond is pleasant, and decidedly more European than back on the farm. I’ve had some marvelous times in Tbilisi in the last week during teacher orientation—hiking up hundreds of stairs to get some epic views of the city; looking for alleyways that could lead to anywhere in order to find the real heart of this place; eating khachapuri (Georgian traditional food, which is a cheese bread) and fresh-baked loaves of bread; and enjoying the incredible musical talent of Georgians. Last night, I got to listen to some jazz music at a little place off of Rustaveli Street, and tonight was spent basking in the polyphonic sounds of a male a capella quartet and some traditional Georgian dancers—and who could say no to the dulcet tones of full-grown men singing karaoke as entertainment in a restaurant? Read more about her final week of teacher orientation in the Republic of Georgia on Clare’s blog…

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