Tufenkian Historic Yerevan Hotel
Find the scene and wait for the shot
Photographing landmarks such as these in Armenia is a specialty in which the travel photographer should stand out.
An Armenian church untouched by time
At the 13th-century Noravank Monastery of Armenia, about 70 miles from Yerevan in the heart of a dust-red gorge, the church seems set to outlast the rocks themselves.
An Armenian family in Bangladesh
Vardan, a friend of a friend, insists that I should meet a “real” Armenian family.
Armenia's oldest church is a favorite of the young
As we head to Yerevan, the capital of Armenia, my local friend Artur offers to take me to an evening sung service at the 5th century Mayr Tachar – the Mother Church – in the town of Echmiadzin.
Striking ugliness, poetic beauty
A city of brutally functionalist architecture, mingled with a few Neo-Classical facades, the Armenian city of Yerevan makes little attempt to seduce its visitors.
Moved to tears in an Armenian monastery
Sandwiched between the separatist region of Nagorno-Karabakh, the disputed territory driving the Armenia-Azerbaijan conflict, and the Azeri exclave of Nakhchivan, Goris is less than an hour’s drive from Armenia’s heavily militarized borders.