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First week in Zugdidi

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I arrived in Zugdidi on the 18th of June, not knowing what to expect.

Now it has been one week. What are my thoughts? Let's try to organize them.

So, the first thing on the way from the airport to Zugdidi that I found interesting, funny and heart-warming was a free pig walking on the road. Cows - yes, I am pretty sure we all have seen them free, chewing a grass by the road. But pigs? - I loved the fact that cows and pigs seem to have a happy life in here.

The city itself is smaller than I thought, however the centre is full of people. Another surprise? It is also full of palm trees. As I was told, the climate of Georgia is sub-tropical.

The office - women working at the Merkuri association are amazing. Super kind, helpful and supportive. I have to say they encouraged me a lot.

The job - my task will be to work within the area of domestic violence and on a CEDAW report, so I am excited to do it. But even though it has been only week, I already met some interesting people and took …