Borjomi Park

Another forest fire breaks out in different part of Georgia’s Borjomi national park

By | August 30th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |

(Palitra TV.) TBILISI, DFWatch–Just days after a massive wildfire was contained inside one of Georgia’s national parks, another one has flared up in another area of the same park. This time, it’s the resort area of Abastumani which has been hit by forest fire. The affected site is not far from […]

Georgia national park forest fire reportedly contained

By | August 26th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |

Prime Minister Giorgi Kvirikashvili. ( TBILISI, DFWatch–A wildfire which destroyed over 100 hectares of endemic forest in Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park ‘has almost been extinguished’, the Georgian prime minister said Friday evening. “In the evening, I personally visited all critical locations with ministers. […]

Wildfire has destroyed 100ha of forest in central Georgia

By | August 24th, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |

( TBILISI, DFWatch–A wildland fire is still raging across a large nature park and key tourist destination in central Georgia, but authorities believe the main pockets will be contained by Friday unless their efforts are made difficult by strong wind. “We currently don’t have new […]

Massive wildfire in Georgia’s Borjomi National Park

By | August 22nd, 2017|Categories: News|Tags: , |

( TBILISI, DFWatch–A massive wildfire was raging on Monday in Borjomi, a forested nature park and important tourist destination in Georgia. The fire started Sunday in Borjomi-Kharagauli National Park but intensified Monday evening when it spread to over 6 hectares in the hills above […]

Borjomi park partly destroyed by flooding after strong rainfall

By | August 5th, 2016|Categories: Environment|Tags: , |

TBILISI, DFWatch–A historical park in the southern Georgian resort town Borjomi was partly destroyed by flooding Thursday evening. Strong rain flooded houses and streets and trees more than a hundred years old were torn down. Infrastructure was damaged. […]

16 year old boy dies in rockslide in Borjomi, Georgia

By | July 18th, 2014|Categories: In brief, News|Tags: , |

(Interpressnews.) TBILISI, DFWatch–A 16-year-old boy died on late Thursday as a result of a rockslide in Borjomi, a tourist resort in the south of Georgia. Nika Korghanashvili, who was spending his holiday in Borjomi with some friends, was walking home from the sulphur baths […]

Georgia may lift protected status of six thousand historic sites

By | November 22nd, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Narikala Castle in Tbilisi. (Photo published by TBILISI, DFWatch–Parliament in Georgia is discussing a draft law about cultural heritage which may remove the protected status of 6 319 historic sites. Among the sites are Borjomi Park in southern Georgia and Romanov Palace in Abastumani, as well as Narikala Castle, […]