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What main languages are spoken here?:

Georgian is the national language of Georgia and is what everyone, here, speaks, primarily. Georgian is not similar to any other language. Due to the country's mountainous landscape, the people who settled here were able to maintain their independence and protect their culture for a very long time. People, here, who are older than 30 years of age usually know Russian as well as Georgian because of the years when the Soviet Union ruled Georgia; but people younger than 30 have learned, almost exclusively, English. The really cool thing is that the Georgian language uses its own alphabet! Here are some examples of Georgian letters: ქ ვ ე რ ტ წ მ ო გ ა ს დ თ ჯ კ ლ ზ ბ ნ მ ჟ შ ხ ც ჩ

What type of money is used here?:

Here, the paper bills are called lari [Lar-ee], and the coins are called tetri [Teh-tree]. Gorgian currency money is known by the letters GEL, just as our money in the U.S.A., the American dollar is known as USD. Right now, $1 USD is worth 2.60 GEL.

How much does a bottle of water cost?:

A 16oz bottle of water, costs around 1.30 GEL, so about $0.50 USD

What was the best meal this week?:

The best meal was at a hidden restaurant across from an outdoor market. We had khinkali, which are traditional Georgian dumplings filled with mushrooms, potatoes, meat, cheese or a mixture of these ingredients.