Trees have long life spans, but eventually they too die of old age or succumb to diseases or get damaged in thunderstorms and hurricanes. When trees in urban spaces die and show signs of toppling over or breaking off, the city might decide to remove them for the safety of those around. The remaining stumps then provide a wonderful opportunity for wood carvers to showcase their talent and liven up the neighborhood at the same time. Continue reading →
Stephen McMennamy is a talented artist and art director from Atlanta, Georgia who creates humorous images by combining photos. Stephen takes two photos and splices them together. Continue reading →
Located at 5,413 -14,740 feet above sea level, Tusheti is a region in northeast Georgia. It captivates by beauty, but as it is positioned on the northern slopes of the Caucasus mountains, getting there is quite challenging. Continue reading →
Normally statues stay where they are put and do not move, but not these two. Sculptor Tamara Kvesitadze made these two 26 foot statues that move once a day, acting out a tragic love story.
Located in the seaside city of Batumi, Georgia, the two figures represent a Muslim boy, Ali, and a Georgian princess, Nino, from a famous 1937 novel by Azerbaijani author Kurban Said. Continue reading →
Giant petrels patrol the beach at St. Andrews Bay, thronged by king penguins and elephant seals. During the breeding season South Georgia hosts the densest mass of marine mammals on Earth.