The Gelati Monastery

The Gelati Monastery near Kutaisi, Georgia was founded in 1106 by King David IV of Georgia. It is one of the most important sites of Georgian history and was recognized as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO.

The man who built Switzerland

Nowadays the tiny country of Switzerland is one of the wealthiest and most famous nations on Earth. This was not always the case. For many hundreds of years, it struggled economically and was not well known.  Switzerland is now well known for its banking system, its leading educational institutions, its excellent insurance companies and its extensive and highly precise train system. …