humansoftbilisi:

This one is not from Tbilisi, but from Kakheti in Eastern Georgia.
“I have worked in vineyards most of my life,” the 72-year-old Moseh told me.
“You don’t find it difficult to get on and off this truck all day? You’re so swift.” I asked.
“Shout louder! I can’t hear well! ” he said.

humansoftbilisi:

This one is not from Tbilisi, but from Kakheti in Eastern Georgia.

“I have worked in vineyards most of my life,” the 72-year-old Moseh told me.

“You don’t find it difficult to get on and off this truck all day? You’re so swift.” I asked.

“Shout louder! I can’t hear well! ” he said.

humansoftbilisi:

“I’ve been a tram conductor, a taxi driver, and a bus driver since I was 22,” she said.
“Has it been tough?” I asked.
“I’ve seen surprised faces and I’ve heard insults. Being friendly, calm and keeping distant has helped me through it,” she explained.
“Tell me your love story,” I asked.
“Oh. I don’t want to remember it,” she replied.

humansoftbilisi:

“I’ve been a tram conductor, a taxi driver, and a bus driver since I was 22,” she said.

“Has it been tough?” I asked.

“I’ve seen surprised faces and I’ve heard insults. Being friendly, calm and keeping distant has helped me through it,” she explained.

“Tell me your love story,” I asked.

“Oh. I don’t want to remember it,” she replied.

humansoftbilisi:

“I lived in Europe for almost 9 years. The best thing for me was how free I felt in that environment,” he explained.
“Why did you come back?” I asked.
“You eventually get sick of everything,” he replied.

humansoftbilisi:

“I lived in Europe for almost 9 years. The best thing for me was how free I felt in that environment,” he explained.

“Why did you come back?” I asked.

“You eventually get sick of everything,” he replied.

Traditional sweets and fruit shop in Tbilisi, Georgia.

Traditional sweets and fruit shop in Tbilisi, Georgia.

A tailor in Mazandaran province, Iran.

A tailor in Mazandaran province, Iran.

A roadside fowl seller in Western Georgia.

A roadside fowl seller in Western Georgia.

Roma wedding. Georgia, 2010

Roma wedding. Georgia, 2010

Last year’s photo I took while strolling through the back streets of Mestia, Svaneti’s major town.

Last year’s photo I took while strolling through the back streets of Mestia, Svaneti’s major town.



Tbilisi flea market. The seller asked me not to photograph her face. I didn’t mind, as her hands were interesting enough for me.
Tbilisi flea market. The seller asked me not to photograph her face. I didn’t mind, as her hands were interesting enough for me.

Park benches made of halves of a bathtub at the Fockerberg park, Leipzig, Germany. The benches were designed to commemorate Paul Fröhlich, a derby organizer, who died a few years ago. Among the competitions organized by Fröhlich was the bathtub rowing contest.

Interestingly, Fockerberg itself is a hill made of debris of the WWII, and now one of the greenest areas of Leipzig.