Tskaltubo (Georgian: წყალტუბო) was a busy spa resort during Soviet times and keeps the memory of regular Stalin visits. Nowadays many of the sanatorium complexes have been re-assigned into housing complexes for refugees that have been displaced from their homes because ethnic conflicts in Abkhazia and South Ossetia.
The abandonned music school // Akhmeta // Georgia
The strange Batumi tower ( former Technological University), one of the Georgia’s tallest building, has a small ferris wheel at its top.
Ghost towers of the black sea
J. Mayer H. Architects // Anaklia // Georgia
On the shore of a glassy sea , Sokhoumi, the capital of the unrecognized country of Abkhazia dreams .
Famous throughout the twentieth century and the former Soviet Union times the black sea’s balniaire station which was once hardly hit during the Georgian–Abkhazian conflict ( 1990s ) takes a bet on russian tourism to recover its old glory, but some wounds are long to heal …
Allegory at the black sea sanatorium // Abkhazia
In September, 1993, during the Abkhaz-Georgian conflict five Tupolev civilian airliners were hit by missiles in Sukhumi – Babushera airport . Over 150 people perished in the attacks.
The Queen tamar airport (ხედი ზურულდის მთიდან) // Architect : J. MAYER H // Mestia // Georgia
Batman’s den ?? Daedalus ‘s bas-relief of the Auditorium of Technical College Auditorium // 1976 // Tbilisi // Georgia
Since the Abkhaz–Georgian conflict (1989–present) the old bridge over the enguri River is de Facto the DMZ between Georgia and the breakaway state of Abkazhia.