Matters of Religion

Matters of Religion

We arrive in Taungoo at 3am, we are tired and broken when we start to search a place to set the tent. Suddenly through the darkness we see some monks passing by. We hope they can let us sleep in the temple but instead they take us to the hotel. While reaching it we see something that catches our sight and we decide to return here later…

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Old traditions in the Armenian mountains

Old traditions in the Armenian mountains

The traveler was aiming for Dilijan (Դիլիջան), a small town in the Tavush province of Armenia. He was motionless, with a big smile on his face and, under the hot sun, he was waiting to catch the right car, always with the thumb up. After a while one man stopped and offered to the young man a ride till the center of the town. It was an interesting conversation but what was coming out later really caught the attention of the young man: a complex of  abandoned monasteries hidden in the mountains.

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