By DH Koester
Meet a Kurdish resistance fighter, stopover at the purported touchdown web site of Noah’s Ark, attend a Kurdish marriage ceremony, continue to exist a trip to a Turkish haman and stand within the oldest consistently inhabited cost on the planet as you trod within the footsteps of the prophets Abraham and activity. Spend every week with 3 sisters in Tibilisi, capital of Georgia, land of Kings and Queens and dine with a smuggler. Then head for the rugged Caucasus and the distant mountain outpost of Kasbegi at the Russian border the place you discover ways to make katchapuri and drink the neighborhood cognac amidst rusting Russian tanks.
By teach, shuttle throughout Georgia and into Armenia underneath the shadow of Mt. Ararat—a state made solely of gray stone with a gloomy temper to check. With the immensely gifted daughter of a Russian Politburo member mourn with the remainder of the rustic on the everlasting flame atop a hill marking the genocide of 80 years prior while the Armenians have been approximately extinguished as a humans. ultimately, surprise on the origins of Orthodox Christianity in church buildings dug out underneath the earth the place safe haven used to be sought and hear the main attractive, emotion-drenched track ever prior to sung.
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And There I Was, Volume V: A Backpacking Adventure In Turkey, Georgia, Armenia by DH Koester