Travels to southern Armenia August 28th 2007 Marian and Tom in Armenia
Marian and Tom have been here since August 16 I think. Their journey was one for the books—it took them almost 2.5 days to get here—this included a 12 hour stop in Vienna where they went to a spa and slept on lounge chairs in a city park until tune to head back to the airport for the flight to Yerevan.
One of the first activities for us was to attend th ... read more
Asia » Armenia » West » Yerevan Armenia prides itself on being the first nation to formally adopt Christianity (early 4th century). Despite periods of autonomy, over the centuries Armenia came under the sway of various empires including the Roman, Byzantine, Arab, Persian, and Otto... ... read more
In my real persona I am a botanist trying to save the flora of this planet. In some of my professional life I am an environmental scientist--so for this year I am the director of the Environmental Conservation and Research Center at the American University of Armenia in Yerevan.
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