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

Ye Olde Yerevan

Erebuni, Armenia Jul 20, 2018 To Khaldi the Lord, Argishti, son of Menua, built this house and a great fortress and called it Erebuni. So reads the cuneiform inscription on a stone found here, amid the ruins of an ancient citadel. Atop a sun-scorched hill with commanding views of the plains in every direction are … More Ye Olde Yerevan