National Geographic: Georgia’s Davit Gareja Caves among Top 17 Most Beautiful Places

Georgia Today - 11/11/16 TBILISI-Georgia’s Davit Gareja Monastery was listed among top 17 the most beautiful places in the world with shots by National Geographic photographers. “High in the cliffs of eastern Georgia’s rugged and remote border with Azerbaijan, Georgia’s Davit Gareja is a complex of 19 medieval cave monasteries. Considered masterpieces of Georgian art, the caves ...

The New Wonders of Bulgaria

1/6/13 Team of Standart and our readers will vote for the greatest archeological discoveries of the new millennium (Sofia, June 1) – On July 28th, 2010, Bulgarian archeologist Prof. Kazimir Popkonstantinov and his team unearthed the relics of St. John the Baptist near the southern coastal town of Sozopol. At first, nobody believed that these were the ...

National Geographic gets cold reception from Old Believers

By Naomi Klouda Homer Tribune - 2/2/13 When a pair of directors from the National Geographic reality-series visited the Old Believer village of Nikolaevsk Tuesday evening, only about a dozen people attended. Word had gone out that even though it is the National Geographic Channel, the producers’ aim may be to sensationalize Old Believer lives as had ...