Category Archive: Armenia

Aug 24 2013

Armenia: conclusion and tips

  8 days; 2 visa entries; 5 monasteries (this makes 1,6 monastery /day); 1 super barbecue; 1 sprained ankle; 1 birthday celebration 🙂 What I liked MOST Country rich in history; Nightlife in Yerevan. What I liked LEAST It is a country that has suffered a lot and somehow you can still feel it; Soviets made …

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Aug 23 2013

When we thought it was finished . .

We had decided to finish our trip in Armenia like we started it: lying by the hotel’s swimming pool. During our week in the country we had visited the main sights of Yerevan, went to Khor Virap Monastery (a little bit disappointing, it did not look like the postcard!), spent the week end in the mountains …

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Aug 22 2013

Yerevan rocks!

I cannot say that Yerevan is a beautiful city (well, except if you are fan of Soviet architecture) but it has a very interesting cultural life. Yerevan has very good museums which can keep you busy for a while, especially during the hot summer days. This city is also a good base camp for some …

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Aug 17 2013

Tbilisi – Yerevan

I was not very interested in Armenia but flying to Tbilisi was much more expensive than to Yerevan so why not ALSO Armenia? The group’s meeting point was a nice hotel in Yerevan. We all were very tired and the first day was spent most of the time sleeping by the swimming pool. The following …

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