Day archives: August 27th, 2018

Lavash – A Savior Bread

Lavash – A Savior Bread

Someone once said that everything genius is simple. As simple as lavash, the Armenian kind of bread. This wonder of nature as thick as a parchment was invented in the Armenian land and spread all around the world along with Armenian travelers. Today, it is very difficult to find a place where lavash wouldn’t be …

Gandzasar Monastery, Artsakh – An Unexploded Shell by the Wall

Gandzasar Monastery, Artsakh

The inscription on the outer wall of Gandzasar monastery reads: “The church was gunned on October 29, 1992. Unexploded shell. Do not touch.” As a result of a deliberate bombardment by the Azerbaijani long-range artillery and air force during the Nagorno-Karabakh War, Gandzasar monastery was severely damaged. On January 20, 1993, the monastery was subjected …