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Chacha (Brandy) Fountain by the Black Sea

The Black Sea is right in between eastern Europe and western Asia.

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There are dozens of popular seaside towns along the Black Sea. Places like Neptun in Romania, Ordu in Turkey and Sochi in Russia.
The one we are looking for is a Georgian city. It is the capital of the Georgian region Adjara.

The mayor there hopes to introduce more tourists to local Georgian traditions, especially one called Chacha, a traditional Georgian drink.

Batumi is the answer to the Geo Quiz.

It is where the mayor is planning to attract tourists and quench their thirst with something called a chacha tower.

One day a week, for 15 minutes, a fountain at the foot of a tower will gush a traditional grade brandy called chacha, for the free enjoyment of anyone with a cup.

Tbilisi-based reporter Giorgi Lomsadze has the story.

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    A painting of Batumi by Lev Feliksovich Lagorio painted in 1881. (Photo: Wikipedia)

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    Georgian woman holds a bottle of chacha (Binekhi Estragon). (Photo: Traubenberger/Wikipedia)

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