a horrible night in Georgia
Replies: 5 - Last Post: Oct 25, 2012 12:10 AM Last Post By: Orevuar
Oct 7, 2012 2:06 AM
a horrible night in Georgia___------ A horrible night in Georgia
After coming by bus from Tbilisi I was very tired and wanted to rest in a hotel . But I have probably chosen the wrong hotel. From the outside nothing unusual. A little park opposite, small shops around. But as there was a bar beside the hotel, it should have drawn my attention.
The room was very shabby, but the Georgian landlady was nice enough and I was too tired to look for a better place.
It was very noisy from the park opposite. Shouting and sreaming which kept me from sleeping. Around midnight the circus began in front of my room. Running back and forth, screaming and laughing. I opened my door to see what was going on. A man was standing there, but he did not do anythink.
I threw open the door from where all the row came.
A bunch of drunken people were sitting on one bed. But after closing the door again I heard them laughing. In rage I threw open the door again and screamed that I would leave this hell of a place right away. I was frightened and felt not safe among the drunken people.
I packed my suitcase in a hurry and went out into the street in the middle of the night. On the corner was a taxi.
I asked the driver to bring me to the Georgian Turkish border. Before arriving there I noticed that my camera was not in my handbag. I was sure that in all the excitement I had forgotten it in the hotel. So I told the driver to return to the hotel.
The street to the hotel was blocked. I asked the driver to drive in from the other side. But with intent or not he was driving around and around. Under normal circumstances it would have been a nice sightseeing tour. I lost oriantation and knew because of language barrier I would not get anywhere with that driver and passing the 5-star hotel "Radison Blue". I got out of the taxi.
I expected that there at least they would speak english.
In my confused state I had not been thinking that I might have put my camera somewhere in my suitcase.
I begged the receptionist if I could search my suitcase in the lobby. There I found my camera.
This nice receptionist explained a new taxidriver to bring me to the border.
It was past 2 o´clock and the border totally empty. On the turkish side one official called a turkish driver to bring me to a hotel in Sarpi. But this hotel was fully booked. So to the next little town "Hopa":
And there I got a room. Thanks to that turkish driver who changed my "Lari" and took nothing for the fare.
Finally I could rest on a soft pillow in peace. Helgamartha
Oct 7, 2012 2:24 AM
Oct 7, 2012 4:47 AM
Oct 7, 2012 8:05 AM
Oct 8, 2012 2:24 PM
4a horrible night in Georgia
More like '50 Shades of Georgia'...
But as there was a bar beside the hotel, it should have drawn my attention.
Indeed it should...more the pity for us that you didn't consume the entire contents of said bar, then retire to your room and pass out, thus saving us from the tedium of having to read this voluminous whinge...
Oct 25, 2012 12:10 AM
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