What to do when not hiking... October 24th 2007 What to do when not hiking…
Well, we are somewhat sidelined. Tom and I celebrated his birthday (last weekend) by staying at one of the Tufenkian hotels 3 hours north of Yerevan. We wanted to complete two of the hikes in the Adventure Armenia book that we enjoy so much. Unfortunately Tom, for the first time, sprained his ankle. But, of course finished the last 2.5 miles of the hik ... 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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