May 22, 2014

Sword Dance, Tbilisi

Photograph by Massimo Bassano

Performers show off a traditional sword dance at a restaurant in Tbilisi, Georgia. The country's once crumbling capital is now a booming metropolis of about 1.2 million. "There's a saying here," writes Tara Isabella Burton in the June/July issue of National Geographic Traveler: "Those who get Georgia in the blood never truly leave."

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