Skiing down Ushba peak

Ushba is third among the highest Georgian peaks, 4690 m, and is located in Svaneti.
Translated from Svani language, Ushba is a mountain that brings misfortune.

Video by Zurabi Kochkiani

Ushguli Sunset

This small community of 200 is the highest continuously inhabited village in Europe, where ancient traditions continues to flourish. Ushguli is one of those places that is straight out of a storybook – it seems to be paused in time.

Photo by Aaron Huey/ National Geographic