Monastery on rock in Georgia
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Monk's search for solitude on Georgia hilltop

A monk in a remote part of Georgia has decided to seek extra solitude on a rocky outcrop which will soon be completely cut off from civilisation.

The setting of the monastery is a sign that the Georgian Orthodox church is growing at such a pace that there is barely any space for new churches.

The BBC's Tom Esslemont reports from Georgia.

  • 10 Nov 2010
  • From the section Europe
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