Big Papa and I exited the taxi, a bit shaken from the long, wild ride and woozy with anticipation. Oh baby, here we are! We walked up the stairs to the second floor of the children’s home. Light streamed through the large front window, decorated with brightly colored flowers, butterflies and birds, most likely the […]
It didn’t take very long to realize there’s something about hurtling down a patched and bumpy highway in a taxi, at speeds exceeding 100 miles per hour, in the middle of rural Armenia, that lets you know you are really going somewhere. Because, in fact, we were. Side-by-side in the backseat of the cab, Big […]
Gyumri is a place of unexpected beauty. The Kumayri historic district in the center of the city has more than one thousand 18th and 19th century buildings, and is also one of the few places in the Republic of Armenia with remnants of authentic historical Armenian urban architecture. Nearly all the buildings in the Kumayri […]
Always in my heart…Gyumri. Gyumri, Armenia Snow and dead leaves in Gyumri Hills near Gyumri Looking over the bridge Gutter Old wood door Old buildings Reflections Want to see more old-world soul? Check out Delicious Baby Photo Friday!
We love kittens. And cats. Of course we hoped our daughter would also love kittens and cats….and one cat in particular: ours. So when we were in Armenia, we started Kittenwatch 2012. Every day, everywhere we went, we looked for kittens. And cats. We saw a lot of kittens and cats. We pointed them out. […]