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When I was in Borjomi last month, I met a couple who had hired a taxi to go from Akhaltsikhe to Batumi via the mountain road. Unfortunately I cannot remember how much they paid, but it is certainly realistic to do so. They got the tourist office in Borjomi to find the taxi for them; you can probably do the same at the Batumi tourist office. It is no more ...


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I drove this route in a Lada Niva. It's not dangerous at all and not so mountainous as you might think. The biggest part of the road from Batumi to Akhaltsikhe is not asphalted but is wide enough to allow cars to drive in both directions without any risks and can be done with any kind of car / bus. The part from Akhaltsikhe to Borjomi is in very good ...


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When I commented I have worked from memory based on the first report on http://caravanistan.com/visa/azerbaijan/ which said: June 2014: no more visas in Batumi! Earlier in June they did not offer visas without LOI, now it seems they do not hand out visas at all anymore. So my comment was outdated because some time after that report there were reports ...



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