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... dam, the dam wall was leaking quite badly. Perhaps not a good idea to camp near the stream just downstream of that dam:
The Khertvisi fortress sits on a bit of a rocky outcrop overlooking the junction of two swift flowing streams with high mountains behind. Quite a strategic position probably. From reading the sign L learnt that there was some sort of fortification here in the 4th-3rd centuries BC when Alexander passed this ...
What struck me about Yerevan was how leafy it is in the city centre. Moreover, there are many sculptures dotted around the streets giving many of the streets more character. Lots of entrance arches are decorated in a fresco style again giving the entrances a more interesting look.
Yerevan is a city with lots of character. There are lots of shaded cafes/eateries ...
... today. So, I just bought some snacks at the huge supermarket and headed back to the hostel where I watched a movie on Youtube.
Thurs, Nov 28
I didn't really know where I wanted to go today. I had wanted to go to Khor Virap if the haze of the last few days cleared away and Mount Ararat was visible. Alternatively, I was thinking about going up to a nearby city to walk in a gorge. When I stepped outside ...
... A good 20 mins on the mini bus.
Thought the flight from Dubai to Yerevan would never end… eyes were hurting, back was hurting, tired as hell. The hostie gave me some free water but didn't feel better until I got off the plane. Visa on arrival was painless, the line to go through passport control was worse… the locals sure didn’t want to line up in a ...
Now I was excited because I had been short of photo ops - now I had too much: there were young girls doing folk dances, big girls demonstrating spinning and weaving, people at food stands with free samples from their various regions to lure people into visiting. There were potters and a stone khachkar carver, and a girl squashing grapes with her feet. Lots of great things. I did find it difficult to get any food samples though. The concept of a line ...