Vodka with tonic is for wimps September 21st 2012 An early start this morning - 8.30am. A change of battery and we were off to Lastiver with a quick stop at Ijevan to shop at the market. Lavash, eggs, cheese, tomatoes, cucumber and aubergine with cheese and yogurt. Quick stop to photograph Mother Armenia and then a steep climb up another twisting, rough road with a sheer drop on one side. I should be used to this by now.
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Asia » Armenia » East » Ijevan 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
My brother and I are off to Armenia for three weeks, exploring the country, visiting Karabagh and hanging out in the capital, Yerevan. We are 50% Armenian and want to reconnect with this half do our heritage. And we are fortunate enough to share our journey with Saro, the best driver in Armenia.... full info