Frozen Lisi Lake

It has been snowing in Tbilisi, Georgia for two days already. The temperature is unusually low, according to Accuweather the cold will hit -12c tonight. Here’s what Tbilisi’s own Lisi Lake looked like today.IMG_

Tourism in Georgia [Statistics]

Ministry of Internal Affairs of Georgia has released a detailed data about foreign visitors to Georgia. Tourists from Armenia, Azerbaijan, Turkey and Russia are leading the list and only 5% of visitors are from the EU. According to MIA, 1,793,449 foreign arrivals have been recorded in January-August, 2011 (2,031,695 people traveled to Georgia in 2010). Most of them were from Azerbaijan – 456,282, 455,611 from Turkey, 448,374 from Armenia and 176,090 from Russia.

2011* - Indicates number of tourists for the January-August period.