Day 37 (1): In and out in an hour
Tbilisi Travel Blog› entry 51 of 260 › view all entries
May 12th, 2010 – by: Biedjee
I was so glad to be on an overnight train again. After all the horrible overnight buses in Turkey I really welcomed a comfortable night's sleep.
We arrived in Tbilisi at 7 in the morning and Tiko offered to show me the way to bus station where I might be able to find a minibus to Armenia. Or at least, she could show me the way to the area where the bus station was, since she had no idea where the station itself was located. And as it turned out, not many people did.
After some asking around we found it though and after saying my goodbyes to Tiko I set to find a bus to Yerevan
There was one marshrutka (minibus) to Yerevan waiting, but unfortunately it was already full.
A little over an hour later we reached the border crossing with Armenia. I had been less than 12 hours in Georgia - must be a new record for transit travel. But I would be back though - in a few day's time I will be back in Tbilisi to properly visit this country as well.
The border crossing went with little issues. I was able to buy a visa on the spot (a bargain at 7 euros) and I wasn't left behind this time. And so I entered the 7th country of my journey: Armenia!
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