Tbilisi   night falling softly 




just a glimpse, stay tuned for more to explore  ·  MilesAstray unfolds in retrospect. I was living these stories full time, now I’m penning them down. Head over to the countries page for the latest places/stories.






a glimpse

Clock tower in Tbilisi, Georgia


Tbilisi   quirky clock tower

Side street in Tbilisi, Georgia

Tbilisi   side street

Commute of a mining town: Stalin's cable car system is still in use today.




Chiatura   storefronts & apartments


Chiatura  Soviet pastel










places / stories

Chiatura / Soviet Ghost

yet to be written

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Sighnaghi / No Shower, Free Wine

yet to be written

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Tbilisi / Where Is the Viewpoint?

yet to be written

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photos | urban

Afterglow Fader

when Night slays Day, we stand in its way

…the last fire in the sky ebbs into paler shades of orange and yellow, before wandering west on the spectrum towards far colors like indigo. Meanwhile, on earth’s surface, civilization flips the switch to side with the day, and bulbs drip into the evanescent stream of hues like florescent droplets… see more

photos | people

Human Shake

what a fine blend we are

This collection is a blender, so watch out that you don’t end up in it one day. see more

photos | urban

Central & West Asia

pastel Soviet grids & fancy modernity

functional Soviet blueprints with lavish sprinkles & old stone fusing with glassy towers  see more

photos | landscapes


neon-rice & snowy white

In a realm so contrasting that it juxtaposes the world's highest peaks with some of its most paradisiacal beaches, there's naturally much to see: gargantuan caves, neon green rice paddies, bizarre monoliths, brackish lagoons, blue lava and a volcano inside a volcano to name but a few.   see more





in Central & West Asia