Three Things I Learned Tonight

You may have known them already:

The Russian word for train station, voksal, is related to the London neighborhood of Vauxhall.

It is considered bad luck in Georgia to take out the trash at night; it is a sign of throwing money away.

In Tbilisi, the Armenian ambassador’s official car was parked outside the residence of the Turkish ambassador.

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About Doug Merrill

Freelance journalist based in Tbilisi, following stints in Atlanta, Budapest, Munich, Warsaw and Washington. Worked for a German think tank, discovered it was incompatible with repaying US student loans. Spent two years in financial markets. Bicycled from Vilnius to Tallinn. Climbed highest mountains in two Alpine countries (the easy ones, though). American center-left, with strong yellow dog tendencies. Arrived in the Caucasus two weeks before its latest war.