Coffee in Dilijan

Driving through Dilijan with a group of friends on Sunday we decided to stop for a cup of coffee at this amazing place called¬†Caffeine Brew Lab, which turned out to have¬†the best tasting coffee I’ve had for quite a while in Armenia. Continue reading “Coffee in Dilijan”

Biking in Yerevan becomes ‘the thing’

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A wooden bicycle was presented in Yerevan’s Freedom square on Sunday. The bike was developed as part of the “Ticcson” project funded by the Awesome foundation, and looked, well… funny, I guess. And yet, it has a pretty ambitious goal: to “contribute to the development of that culture of changing cars into bicycles” in Yerevan. Continue reading “Biking in Yerevan becomes ‘the thing’”

Activists Warn of Poaching in Khosrov Forest State Preserve

Armenia -- Environmental activist Mariam Sukhudian holds up the torn head of a bezoar goat, Khosrov reserve, 18Sep2012
Armenia — Environmental activist Mariam Sukhudian holds up the torn head of a bezoar goat, Khosrov reserve, 18Sep2012

Environmental activists Mariam Sukhudian and Yeghia Nersissian are blowing the whisle. They have visted the “Kaqavaberd” area of Khosrov Forest State Preserve and discovered remnants of endangered animals around what seems to be festive bonfires of a group of hunters. Continue reading “Activists Warn of Poaching in Khosrov Forest State Preserve”

Yerevan’s Inhabitants Fight Summer Heat in Fountains

Fountains in central Yerevan serve as an escape from summer heat for the Armenian capital’s inhabitants. Kids swimming in this fountain have long become a common sight. I couldn’t resist the temptation of making a little video… Continue reading “Yerevan’s Inhabitants Fight Summer Heat in Fountains”