Thursday, June 9, 2016

From Lake Sevan toward Yerevan

Lots of interesting churches and other sights as we made our way toward Armenia's capital, Yerevan.

Lake Sevan, the largest lake in the Caucasus region

Sevanank Monastery overlooking Lake Sevan

Ornate back of Archbisihop's chair, Kecharis Monastery

One of many amusing life-size model scenes from the movie "Caucasian Prisoner"
at the restaurant of the same name where we ate lunch

Ornately carved stone crosses at Bjni monastery

Light beam in the Bjni monastery church

Baking lavash in a tandoor oven

Three-story Astvatsatsion, Mother of God Church, in Yeghvard. Built in 1301.

Children in the churchyard of Astvatsatsion

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