Khevsureti

In the Eastern Caucasus, on the southern and northern slopes of the Main Caucasus Watershed live the Khevsuris – an ancient Georgian nationality of extremely peculiar fate and character, whose dramatic mode of life, distinctive traditions have always been the subject of scientific research and the source of inspiration for writers and poets. Even some sixty years ago in Khevsureti … Read more

Alpine carpets

This type of plant formation is present mostly in North Khevsureti, on the border of the massive high mountainous alpine and subalpine zones and stretched up to an altitude of 2900-3300 m. Alpine carpets are created by comparatively low plants (Taraxacum confusum, Carum caucasicum, Poa alpine, Carex micropodioides, Briza marcowiczii, Luzula sudetica, Plantago saxatilis, Minuartia oreina). Alpine carpets … Read more