Leaving the Nest

Making a Difference

Living in Georgia amplifies the strangeness of time… endless village afternoons playing nardi at the birzha have a twilight effect and suddenly you’re looking back wondering what in hell fire that whirlwind of soupras and marshrutkas was all about. These first 18 months were like the first 18 years of life on crack. God bless the host family who took me into their lives; nursed me like a chick when I broke my arm that first month. My first partner who patiently chanted erti, ori, sami, otkhi while I practiced Acharuli for the senior banquet. My second family who turned out not to be just my house but the entire village teaching me everything from Georgian language to making tqkhemali sauce. My police students who all became more like brothers with squirt guns. My second, third, and fourth schools. All my other family and friends.

We TLGers have certainly developed…

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About Sarah Rows Solo

British YouTuber and Founder of Environmental and STEM education charity Oceans Project, preparing for a solo row around the coast of Great Britain.
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