Armenia July 26th 2008 I've just finished traveling Armenia with my half-Armenian girlfriend, Liza. It was the first stage of a 2 year traveling spree that we were both embarking on and very exciting for me because it was a chance to see the place where she had spent much of her childhood.
We arrived in Yerevan on the 6th July and were picked up at the airport by two different sets of relatives, neither of whom knew ... read more
Asia » Armenia 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
I run a small but successful company organising tours, film shoots and research trips to hard-to-reach parts of Siberia, the Arctic and the Russian Far East. In particular we specialise in trips to the nomadic Nenets reindeer herders of the Yamal Peninsula and to Yakutia , the coldest inhabited part of the world and a territory the size of India but with a population of only 900,000. I write whenever I get the chance, which is not so often any more. My writing on Siberia has been published in The Geograph... full info