Armenia

Best Travel of the Year at Reflections Enroute

Best Travel of the Year at Reflections Enroute

  As this past year comes to a close, Jim and I cannot be happier about what we’ve done, what we’ve seen, and the lessons learned along the way. Who says, “You can’t teach a dog new tricks?” It seems […]

A Snack Called Churchkhela

A Snack Called Churchela

If you read our recent post on making Georgian dumplings, then you know that we had to negotiate our way into a restaurant kitchen. The negotiations, made mostly in Georgian by our hotel host, also somehow included making a Georgian […]

Armenia Road Trip Part 3 – Going North and One Last Stop

Sanahin Monastery - Armenia Road Trip

Just recently we took a road trip in Armenia and this is Part 3.  If you’ve missed Part 1 or Part 2, here they are. After our Geghard and Garni jaunt, and just a couple of hours up the road, […]

Armenia Road Trip Part 2 – Geghard and Garni, A Monastery and a Temple

Armenia Road Trip Part 2 - Geghard and Garni, A Monastery and a Temple

 Our Second Day in Armenia Begins Unfortunately we just didn’t have a lot of time on this trip, and we wanted to head back towards Tbilisi, but we were hoping to see a few things along the way. We considered […]

Ani Straddling the Turkish and Armenian Frontiers

Ani Turkey

Ani, perched dangerously on the edge of Turkey and overlooking its old host, Armenia, is a fantastic site that not too many people get to go to. Once a bustling metropolis to rival the other big cities of its time, […]

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