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Beam me into Yerevan Armenia Scotty

June 14th 2016
<em style="mso-bidi-font-style: normal;">Day 144 Friday 10th June 2016 – Tbilisi to Yerevan A new morning, a new country and a new adventure. Before getting to the new country we needed to exit the old one, and today was to be one of the fastest exits we have ever had. The alarm went off at 6.30 and we did our now very professional and fast pack and check out ... read more
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Armenian Flag 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
19th June 2016

Always curious
We can't say Armenia has been on our short list of travel but have been curious. So we will be reading along with great interest. We always have to spend a little more on food than some travelers because MJ gets food poisoning frequently. Food just has to think about going bad and she'll get sick. It often prevents us from street vendors but at least it doesn't stop us from traveling. Just makes our expenses a bit higher.
20th June 2016

Nothing wrong with going for the better food choices
We are both fairly lucky in that we have cast iron stomachs. We even generally drink the tap water unless there is dire warnings about it. Pick up the occasional stomach bug big and small but nothing that has killed us yet. The good thing about being a bit robust that way is that we tend to eat at the cheaper food joints, the bad thing is that we tend to eat at the cheaper food joints. When it comes to a choice we will probably spend money on a better room and save money on the food, that's why unfortunately you don't see too many fine dining choices on our blog - but one day we will surprise everyone.

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