Metalsmiths of Metsamor

Taronik, Armenia Aug 1, 2018 Astgh, the archeologist at Shengavit had fueled my interest in ancient sites dotted around present-day Armenia and I have been diligently trying to find and visit them. Baffled looks alternate with bemusement when I ask for directions to obscure sites and the poor souls at the reception of the guesthouse … More Metalsmiths of Metsamor

A Hidden Gem

Shengavit, Armenia Jul 21, 2018 While not precisely hidden, it is certainly not widely known, even by residents of the area. Such is the site of Shengavit settlement and it was purely by chance that I stumbled upon it. I had chanced upon a brochure that mentioned it but had no idea how to reach … More A Hidden Gem