Caucasian Challenge 2016 Day 9: The Weirdest Village in the Caucasus?

  On Day 9 of the Caucasian Challenge 2016, we traveled to maybe the weirdest village in the Caucasus.         After one night at glorious Sevan Lake, on Day 9 it time to leave Armenia… sort of. Our destination was the┬ádisputed territory of Nagorno-Karabakh, the subject of a conflict between Azerbaijan and […]

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Geghard Monastery, Armenia

Adjacent to the gorgeous Garni gorge is Geghard Monastery, – named after the spear that stabbed Jesus – , an equally spellbinding sight that was carved out of cliffs in the 4th century A.D. The Geghard monastery complex is cut into the rock, which illustrates the very peak of Armenian medieval architecture. The complex is […]

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