Jermuk with its today 4.000 habitants, was once a center of soviet medical tourism and is still a mountain spa town today. It is famous for its hot springs and its bottled mineral water. The Gladzor Spa Hotel or Gladzor Sanatorium, seen on the picture above, seams to be a ruin of a former luxurious soviet […]
Noravank (meaning: new) Monastery build in 13th century is a beautiful medieval building complex located 122km south-east of Yerevan in the gorge of Amaghu River. We hiked there through a yellow and red landscape with some great views.
Khor Virap (meaning: Deep Dungeon) Monastery is located directly next to the turkish frontier with stunning views on the Ararat Mountains which were formerly located on Armenian ground. While belonging to Turkey today, Greater Ararat and Little Ararat are still THE national symbol of Armenia. Armenian cemeteries frequently depict the deceased life sized and […]
Yerevan Republic Square and City Center Yerevan Cascade Kathoghike Church Kond Strolling the City Restaurant Gata Nakhsh Yerevan Karen Demirchyan Complex Yerevan Victory Park
On the road
As we faced really hot weather again and our skin was still embarrassed from our yesterdays walk, we decided to chose a trail with at least partly more shade and walked from Over Haddon along River Lathkill until we crossed the Limestone Way which nearly led us back to where we came from. We even […]
We went on trip north to Peak District National Park in Derbyshire after the Wedding together with the newly weds whose parents own a wonderful apartment in the picturesque valley of Cressbrook Mill. I didn’t know anything about it before because I didn’t have any time to read something about it or to look at […]
We hired some bikes and made a tour in the direction of the famous lighthouse. It was so hot this day that we didn’t get there but already the part we did was wonderful. It’s pure green and dark blue vastness with horses, birds and endless, empty beaches.
At the end of the day there was one more color: The shiny red of my sunburn.
How the light and the colors change when you approach the sea! What a difference some kilometers make.