... a highly-rated restaurant on TripAdvisor, but it's really more of a wine bar where you can get some cheese and cold cut platters. I had wanted to try at least a couple of glasses of Armenian wine, starting with a white and then followed up with either a rose or a red - but the staff was too busy laughing and chatting amongst themselves after I finished the first glass, so I simply left. Service in Yerevan has been quite spotty, so far. It didn't help that the wine wasn't anything special - the white was very light and almost bland, which wasn't the worst thing to drink on a scorcher of a day.
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