Autumn in Armenia

by Beth Shepherd
( September 18th, 2015 )

Four of my six trips to Armenia have taken place in the fall, so when the weather begins to change and the air becomes crisp, leaves turn color, and the smell of rain is in the air, my mind wanders to Autumn in Armenia….

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Armenian Genocide: 100 Year Remembrance

by Beth Shepherd
( April 24th, 2015 )

Every year on April 24, thousands of Armenians gather at Tsitsernakaberd, the Armenian genocide monument. But this year is significant in that it marks the 100th anniversary of the Armenian genocide of 1915.

Yerevan Genocide Memorial

Completed in 1967, Tsitsernakaberd  is …

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“The” Dress Shop

by Beth Shepherd
( April 9th, 2015 )

There is a dress shop in Yerevan that those of us in the know refer to as “The” Dress Shop. Sharan Crafts Center employs talented local artisans who produce beautiful items for family and home including sweaters, pillows holiday ornaments, Christmas stockings, toys, hair accessories. ...

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