Tag Archives: Black Sea

Aerial Views: Batumi – Black Sea, Georgia (4K)

Batumi, a Black Sea resort and port city, is the capital of the Georgian republic of Adjara. Batumi Boulevard encompasses a waterfront promenade with a park and beach. The 130m-high Alphabetic Tower, adorned with Georgian script, has a seaside observation deck. The old town district is lined with renovated 19th-century buildings. North of the city, Batumi Botanical Garden showcases flora from around the world.

Aerial Views: Caucasus Mountains (4K Videos)

The Caucasus Mountains is a mountain range at the intersection of Europe and Asia. Stretching between the Black Sea and the Caspian Sea, it is surrounded by the Caucasus region and is home to Mount Elbrus, the highest peak in Europe at 5,642 metres above sea level.

Aerial Views: The Natural Landscapes of Bulgaria

Bulgaria is a Balkan nation with diverse terrain encompassing Black Sea coastline, a mountainous interior and rivers, including the Danube. A cultural melting pot with Greek, Slavic, Ottoman, and Persian influences, it has a rich heritage of traditional dance, music, costumes, and crafts. At the foot of domed Vitosha mountain is its capital city, Sofia, dating to the 5th century B.C. 

Aerial City Views: Tbilisi – Country Of Georgia (4K)

Tbilisi is the capital of the country of Georgia. Its cobblestoned old town reflects a long, complicated history, with periods under Persian and Russian rule. Its diverse architecture encompasses Eastern Orthodox churches, ornate art nouveau buildings and Soviet Modernist structures. Looming over it all are Narikala, a reconstructed 4th-century fortress, and Kartlis Deda, an iconic statue of the “Mother of Georgia.”

Video timeline: 0:00 – Aerial view of Baratashvili Bridge and Public Registry 0:140:36 – Aerial view of Tbilisi city central park and Bridge of Peace. 0:361:04 – Flying over column of freedom in the center of Tbilisi. St. George monument 1:04 – Beautiful aerial view of King Tamar bridge 1:21 – Aerial view on statue of 12th century Georgian poet Shota Rustaveli, Rustaveli Avenue. 1:38 – Flying over Shota Rustaveli Avenue 1:502:12 Aerial view of Tbilisi State University 2:12 – Aerial View of Galaktion Tabidze Bridge over Kura river 2:23 – Presidential Palace Fly Over View 2:33 – Mother Of Georgia, SSSR historical monument 2:46 – Aerial view on statue of 12th century Georgian poet Shota Rustaveli 2:57 – Aerial view of Baratashvili Street in the centre of Tbilisi. Georgia 3:203:54 – Aerial view of Chavchavadze avenue in Tbilisi, Georgia 3:544:16 -Aerial View of Galaktion Tabidze Bridge over Kura river in the centre of Tbilis 4:164:48 – Aerial view of Holy Trinity Cathedral Sameba in Tbilisi Georgia. 4:48 – Cable Cars Over The Old District 4:56 – Aerial view of Baratashvili Street in the centre of Tbilisi. Georgia 5:125:36 – Aerial view of Old Tbilisi. Georgia 5:36 – Flying over column of freedom in the center of Tbilisi, Georgia 5:44 – Aerial view of Old Tbilisi. Georgia in 4k 5:52 – Aerial view of Old Tbilisi. Sameba Cathedral. Avlabari. Georgia 6:08 – Flying over Vaja Pshavela Avenue 6:23 – Flying over Shota Rustaveli Avenue 6:41 – Flying over Kura river in Tbilisi 6:53 – Beautiful cityscape of old Tbilisi 7:04 – Bus Stop Aerial Shoot – Traffic in the city 7:238:12 – Flying over Shota Rustaveli Avenue, Tbilisi, Georgia 8:12 – Aerial view of ancient basilic cathedral of Anchiskhati in old Tbilisi 8:31 – Aerial view of Old Tbilisi. Georgia 8:43 – Caucasus Block House In Summer With Hanging Clothes 8:49 – Aerial view of Ilia Chavchavadze avenue in the center of Tbilisi 8:58 – Aerial view of ancient basilic cathedral of Anchiskhati in Tbilisi, Georgia 9:10 – Aerial view of Old Tbilisi. Georgia in 8k 9:2610:35 – Aerial view of Old Tbilisi. Georgia

Coastal Walks: Nessebar – Black Sea, Bulgaria (4K)

Nessebar is a town in Burgas Province, on Bulgaria’s Black Sea coast. The cobbled streets of the old town, which sits on a promontory, are lined with ruins such as Byzantine-era fortifications and baths. The ruins of the 5th-century Church of St. Sofia include stone columns and large arched windows. The 11th-century Church of St. Stephen houses hundreds of mural paintings and a huge, richly decorated altarpiece. 

Aerial Views: The Country Of Georgia (4K Video)

Georgia, a country at the intersection of Europe and Asia, is a former Soviet republic that’s home to Caucasus Mountain villages and Black Sea beaches. It’s famous for Vardzia, a sprawling cave monastery dating to the 12th century, and the ancient wine-growing region Kakheti. The capital, Tbilisi, is known for the diverse architecture and mazelike, cobblestone streets of its old town.

Morning News: Military Issues With Russia, South Korea Politics, Haircuts

As both summitry and military near-misses proliferate, some want measured dialogue while others want markedly tougher talk. Our defence and Russia editors discuss world leaders’ diverging views on handling today’s Russia.

South Korea’s new opposition leader is giving voice to many young men who rail against the country’s feminist values. And what lies behind professional footballers’ frequent, flashy haircuts.

Analysis: Turkey’s ‘Canal Istanbul’ Explained (Video)

Canal Istanbul is the largest infrastructure project Turkey has ever seen. It will connect the Mediterranean to the Black Sea, and fulfill one of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s oldest dreams: To provide a new route, beside the Bosporus, for tankers sailing between the two seas, while at the same time boosting Turkey’s revenues. But the controversial project is pitting Turkey’s president against Istanbul’s mayor, Ekrem İmamoğlu, and the majority of the city’s citizens. So why is the canal so unpopular? And why does Erdogan want to build it anyway?

Aerial Views: ‘Crimea Peninsula’ (4K Video)

Crimea is a peninsula located on the northern coast of the Black Sea in Eastern Europe that is almost completely surrounded by both the Black Sea and the smaller Sea of Azov to the northeast. 

The Crimean Peninsula is divided into two parts. The first one is a steppe area, with huge open spaces and dry, hot summer. The other part is a coast with a subtropical climate. The natural boundary between the areas is the eye-catching Crimean Mountains with a dormant volcano called Kara-Dag.

Highlights 01:38​ – Cape Fiolent 04:02​ – Karaul-Oba Mountain 05:53​ – Fox Bay 07:44​ – Koshka Mountain 09:40​ – Genoese fortress of Sudak 11:42​ – Pink Lake 14:16​ – Gora Ay Petri