... I went all out today, going for an Armenian baklava, Armenian (Turkish) coffee, and Armenian brandy. The baklava was loaded with walnuts and quite hard, almost crunchy, and served cold - I've been complaining that the Balkan baklava we've had has been too syrupy, but this one wasn't syrupy enough. Not a huge fan, but the coffee was good and the brandy super-smooth - 10-year old, and a nice finish to the meal.
BL #47: Meet the Armenian Dali August 18th 2014 Geo: 40.1793, 44.5102Organizing tours in Armenia has been a bust so far - rather than spend a lot of time and effort moving from place to place in the country, the strategy was pretty much basing myself out of Yerevan and do tours around Armenia. But there was one problem - Envoy's tours are contingent on minimum numbers, and today's planned tour fell through. It sounded great when I t ... 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