Yerevan Abovyan Street Snowfall

The First Snowfall in Yerevan

December 3, 2015 / 1 comment
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When the first snow of the season falls, it typically gets me excited about everything the season brings. Well… don’t you wait for the the winter holidays and adventures? For some it is the quiet time to enjoy family moments, grandma’s cooking. Others, prefer exploring the winter wonderland by skiing or snowboarding in the mountains… That was what…

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Tsaghkunyats Mountains Armenia

Autumn hike in Tsaghkunyats Mountains

November 30, 2015 / 0 comments
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Autumn can be easily considered to be one of the spectacular seasons for hiking. Rich with its bright and vibrant colours, incredibly attractive it has its own special and warm spirit. When the weather is not too cold and not too hot the weekend shouldn’t have to be wasted. There is no need to stay…

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Pumpkin for Ghapama

Ghapama – Armenian festive dish!

November 24, 2015 / 0 comments
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Do you know that the most famous national dish in Armenia served during weddings, New Year and Christmas celebrations or other special occasions is Ghapama? Ghapama is a stuffed pumpkin baked inside an oven or tonir (tandoor – Armenian special oven). The classical variant of making it is to bake it inside the tonir, but,…

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Armenia: the four seasons

November 20, 2015 / 0 comments
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Located in southwestern Asia on about 30,000 square km (11,500 square km), Armenia meets four seasons of the year with deep and bright colours, special flavour and aroma. The four seasons are clearly expressed in Armenia. Even though, it is usually advised to travel to Armenia during warm season when there are lots of tasty…

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Cave in Armenia

Art of the ancestors: coloured petroglyphs in Armenia

November 11, 2015 / 0 comments
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“The history of the land of Armenians comes from ancient times” and this is one of the first things a traveller to Armenia will learn. So, don’t miss your chance to check traces of the past and go into a deep spiritual connection with old times. Petroglyphs in Armenia (also called rock-carvings, rock-paintings or rock-art) have great…

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Honey Hive

Honey is honey anywhere… why the Armenian one?

October 16, 2015 / 0 comments
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As a traveller to Armenia during the fall/winter season you will most probably buy dried or frozen fruit, herbs or jam to experience the taste and smell of spring/summer seasons of this land of sun. Why not honey that tastes greater from what is usual? The Armenian natural honey is abundant with the flavour of spring flowers from the alpine mountains and…

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Republic Square Yerevan

Texture of Yerevan

September 28, 2015 / 0 comments
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Yerevan is the twelfth and the last capital of Armenia. During 2797 years, Yerevan has changed a lot. Unfortunately, nowadays, one can find only a small part of the ancient Yerevan. For example, the fortress of Erebuni, the ancestor of Yerevan, which is located south-east from the city centre. Alternatively, you can visit Erebuni Historical…

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Government Building Yerevan

Yerevan Through the Lens of an Impatient Wanderer

September 22, 2015 / 0 comments
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Whether you are in a new city or your hometown exploring through travelers’ glasses every building, you try to capture the architectural creations to remember the style of a city, with its face, attractiveness and beauty. After a long walking day in Yerevan, full of emotions and new discoveries you are looking through your fresh…

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Monastery of Geghard in Armenia

Legends of Armenian Churches: Geghard Monastery

September 17, 2015 / 0 comments
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Geghard Monastery, one of the most popular pilgrimage sites in Armenia, is believed to be founded by the first Catholicos St. Gregory the Illuminator at the beginning of the 4th century during the first years after the Kingdom of Armenia adopted Christianity as its state religion in 301 A.D. The monastery sits 40 kilometers south-east of the capital…

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Sculture of the men in Yerevan

The Unnoticed Details of Yerevan

September 14, 2015 / 0 comments
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Most of the travellers are keen to explore a new city with a long to-do list trying not to miss anything. Well, visitors to Yerevan also have such a list full of known spots, sightseeing, common roads and activities. Yerevan is full of cute details, either new or ancient, details that give the city a…

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photographer on Mount Aragats

Climbing the beauty: Mount Aragats

September 10, 2015 / 1 comment
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The crispy-cold air that bites your cheeks. Oh, wait, not the right words! Let’s start again… A crispy-cold kiss on the tip of your nose, one that makes you warm inside. Rays of the sun that touch you not from above, but from beneath. An unforgettable sunrise that embraces you like the love of your grandparents from…

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Vegetarian in Armenia

September 7, 2015 / 0 comments
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Being a vegetarian in Armenia is a lot of fun and a bit of a challenge, especially when people get to know you are. You always have to be prepared to answer lots of questions. Armenians can hardly imagine their lives without meat and holiday tables are usually full of all kind of meat dishes….

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