An Architectural History Journey To Armenia - 27 East

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An Architectural History Journey To Armenia

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Palm Beach is all about luxe life, hidden away from prying eyes. MARSHALL WATSON

Palm Beach is all about luxe life, hidden away from prying eyes. MARSHALL WATSON

Design from a Maine point of view. MARSHALL WATSON

Design from a Maine point of view. MARSHALL WATSON

The Matenadaran with statue of Mesrop Mashtots. ANNE SURCHIN

The Matenadaran with statue of Mesrop Mashtots. ANNE SURCHIN

Khor Virop Monastery dates to the 4th century AD ANNE SURCHIN

Khor Virop Monastery dates to the 4th century AD ANNE SURCHIN

More of the cave village ANNE SURCHIN

More of the cave village ANNE SURCHIN

Famous cave village at Khndzoresk ANNE SURCHIN

Famous cave village at Khndzoresk ANNE SURCHIN

A delicacy found only in the Stepanakert open air market - fresh herbs sautéed in thin, unleavened bread dough. We all went nuts over this form of Armenia junk food (although not really unhealthy). ANNE SURCHIN

A delicacy found only in the Stepanakert open air market - fresh herbs sautéed in thin, unleavened bread dough. We all went nuts over this form of Armenia junk food (although not really unhealthy). ANNE SURCHIN

Restored fresco at Dadivank.  ANNE SURCHIN

Restored fresco at Dadivank. ANNE SURCHIN

Dadivank monastery in Artsahk built for St. Dadi in 1214. Stairs leading to monks cells in nave.  ANNE SURCHIN

Dadivank monastery in Artsahk built for St. Dadi in 1214. Stairs leading to monks cells in nave. ANNE SURCHIN

Typical hairpin turn in Artsahk - a white knuckle experience when the bus is 6 feet from the edge with no guard rails. ANNE SURCHIN

Typical hairpin turn in Artsahk - a white knuckle experience when the bus is 6 feet from the edge with no guard rails. ANNE SURCHIN

Sevanavank Monastery ANNE SURCHIN

Sevanavank Monastery ANNE SURCHIN

The girls with the new frame of comb they’re building from scratch. LISA DAFFY

The girls with the new frame of comb they’re building from scratch. LISA DAFFY

Haghpat monastery

Haghpat monastery

Haghpat monastery

Haghpat monastery

Plumed ostriches on display inside Henri Bendel. MARSHALL WATSON

Plumed ostriches on display inside Henri Bendel. MARSHALL WATSON

The Temple of Garni. Note the size of the stair treads, which actually diminish the scale of the structure. ANNE SURCHIN

The Temple of Garni. Note the size of the stair treads, which actually diminish the scale of the structure. ANNE SURCHIN

Former Soviet era hotel, clad in tuff stone , converted to a Mariott on Republic Square. ANNE SURCHIN

Former Soviet era hotel, clad in tuff stone , converted to a Mariott on Republic Square. ANNE SURCHIN

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  • Publication: Residence
  • Published on: Oct 29, 2018
  • Columnist: Anne Surchin
To go to Armenia on a tour exploring the country’s rich culture, history and architectural heritage, particularly the cathedrals and monasteries, was simply something I could not pass up. Having... more

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