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... one of the two major centres of learning in Georgia attracts loads of visitors.
We did plan on visiting the 17th century fort at Telavi, however, for some inexplicable reason it was closed when we visited so we decided to give it a miss. We did get to see the 900 year old plane tree nearby. I got my photo taken on the tree, then I promptly fell out of it. L says it’s just as well I’m a stuffed toy or I’d be well and ...
... br> With fewer people, it is so much easier to focus on the physical aspects of a city. The stairs and facades of the buildings are so interesting and vary so much.
Even just a simple piece of ironwork can transform an ordinary set of entrance stairs.
Walking towards Republic Square, I saw people sleeping on benches, sweeping, having an early morning coffee. The contrast between he old making its way for the ...
Wed, Nov 27
The hostel doesn't have enough visitors to run the tours today or tomorrow, so I set off on a day tour myself via the very inexpensive public transportation. Today's day trip would be to Echmiadzin on a very grey skied day. I would only see the sun for about 5 minutes today but luckily I really didn't rain.
Echmiadzin is basically the Vatican of the Armenia church. It is the most holy of all of the churches and serves at the school where the ...
... found and killed by the Armenian Revenge Takers - one of them in Germany, and Enver Pasha in Middle Asia.
-----Was Ataturk involved in the genocide?
-----No. He came to power in Turkey later.
-----I stepped out of the museum. It had been interesting. But, I wished the museum's exhibits could've been better arranged, to tell a fluid story of the progression of the genocide. I wished they spoke more deeply about the psychology of the participants, ...
... before the man who took the money found me. He showed me something about 700 dram for entrance and then no photos with flash. As I took out my camera, a young woman came out and told me the camera fee was another 700 dram and I got to wear a plastic ID card with a camera logo around my neck along with all my other straps. This little museum is a total gem! I started out without having my auto focus on so I had to retake a bunch of photos.