The Guardian Names Svaneti "Alternative to the Alps"
The Guardian author Gemma Bowes has picked out Top 20 great lake and mountain holidays in Europe. In the article with title "An alternative to the Alps, Georgia" Bowes states that "Hiking from village to village in the breathtaking Svaneti region of the Caucasus will make you wonder why you ever bothered with the Alps".

She also claims that "the food is delicious and cheap, the people incredibly welcoming (playing visitors with chacha, the local hooch), and the ice-topped peaks tower above many in the Alps, exceeding 4,000 meters".

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