The Republic of Yerevan

It’s Genocide Memorial Day. You know, remembering the 1.5 million (exact amount disputed) Ottoman Armenians killed during their deportation in WWI. 92 years later, and there’s still a pretty big

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Between the Seas

July 5, 2007 Hi all, I have already spent one month in Yerevan, Armenia, a place I had never heard of until my friend Lisa sent me a job announcement

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Mt. Aragats Region

Hi all, As I was preparing this blog, Dick Walton wrote to ask me to encourage bloggers to visit the website that has been created for the Pryor Mountains in

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September 14th, 2007

Today we headed straight to the worksite and started the highly anticipated “bucket brigade”! Our task for the day was to carry buckets of the lava rock up to the

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Cochineal Insects, Hikes, and the Queen’s Birthday

Tom and I have not been suffering from ennui in Armenia. . Tom is busy working with GIS data for the White Stork project, helping with our website, grocery shopping

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… Inch Allah II ?

Total Distance: 0 miles / 0 kmMouse: 0,0 Salut à tous ! Avec la bonne nouvelle de notre nouveau départ pour des terres inconnues, nous avons le grand plaisir de

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Day Three

Sorry for missing yesterday. We didn’t have time to go to the internet cafe. Yesterday was another work day, but before work we took a trip to see the church

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Out Before You Know It and No News is Good News

Wow, wow, wow! Can’t believe I’m in another country and have to tackle another language / alphabet / exchange rate! The road out of Tbilisi was as roads are out

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Back in the USSR – Armenia Part I

It’s been three years now since I departed my life from deep behind the Iron Curtain: Uzbekistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan…and over a year since I departed my life in the Balkans….they

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Curtain Call

Playing house with Debra these past two weeks has triggered memories of my former identity as one of two. I am surprised by how distant these memories feel. Has my

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