Mleta (ზემო მლეთა) is a small town in the Dusheti Municipality, Mtskheta-Mtianeti region of Georgia.
During Tchaikovsky's lifetime it was a station on the Georgian military road, known as Mlety (Млеты), in the Tiflis province (Тифлисская губерния) of the Russian Empire.
Tchaikovsky in Mlety
Tchaikovsky stopped in Mlety on two occasions:
|30 March/11 April 1886||31 March/12 April 1886||Travelling from Vladikavkaz to Tiflis. He was permitted to stay overnight in the royal quarters, where "after the wretchedness of Vladikavkaz I felt very content" |
|2/14 May 1889||3/15 May 1889||Again staying overnight in the Imperial suite, this time travelling in the opposite direction.|
Notes and References
- Diary entry for 30 March/11 April 1886.