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... the noon rendezvous where we paid for the cultural show [6,000AD].
Off toward town to the ruins of Zvartnots Cathedral, built from 641-61 AD. It originally housed the relics of St Gregory. The exact look of the church is a matter of some debate but three increasingly smaller circular tiers is the best bet. Also in dispute is whether an earthquake or an Arab invasion was responsible for its ruin. Both Echmiadzin and Zvartnots are part of a combined World ...
... A couple of nice young girls admired me and that quickly cheered me up and we got photographed together.
Driving back over a pass we’d crossed about 2 weeks ago L saw the lovely mosaic of autumn colours she is so fond of. It was really lovely on the northern side, the southern side is a little behind. We passed through the southern suburbs of Tbilisi and headed off in a westerly direction on a very good minor road. Much of the way ...
... Samoa (the 8th best team).
It was too busy to catch a bus so we started walking back to the city. We ran into a guy from New Zealand who was also headed there so we hailed a taxi. I said goodbye to the guys and headed back to the hostel. There were a couple dozen Peace Corp volunteers hanging out in the common room and I talked to a few of them. At 8:30 I headed to a local place that was to have singing at 9pm. I ordered wine and my favorite Georgian dish - ...
... 5th, Jacobson wrote that soldiers had dragged an elderly Armenian woman down a long set of stairs, while she was exhausted. Ten local boys followed, laughing at her.
-----I left Jacobson's first-hand account. I soon came upon a story of Armenian heroism.
-----In the summer of 1915, in a part of the Ottoman Empire that was presently Syria, five thousand Armenians fled from their hometown and took refuge on a mountain. Their number included six ...
3 hrs, 4.4 kms
Day Total: 16 hrs, 28.4 kms
Looking at the map, I saw that there's a town called "Ararat" and imagine it must be a grand town, carrying such a prestigious name. Looks like a must visit, so I can say "I DID explore 'Ararat' in Armenia!"
Turns out to be pretty disappointing--just a very run of the mill town, where I have a hard time even finding a park bench for my concert. And ...