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Armenia, land of rich culture, striking landscapes, crappy roads and a tragic history

June 16th 2018
I think that title just about sums up Armenia in one sentence! I do like the way Lonely Planet summarises Armenia: "Few nations have histories as ancient, as complex and as laced with tragedy as Armenia. But even fewer have a culture that is as rich and as resilient”. As stated, Armenia has a long and tragic history of wars and conflicts, a number of which continue to this day. It was inva ... 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
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