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By DH Koester

Kurds, Kings and Stones

Meet a Kurdish resistance fighter, stopover at the purported touchdown web site of Noah’s Ark, attend a Kurdish marriage ceremony, live to tell the tale a trip to a Turkish haman and stand within the oldest consistently inhabited cost on the planet as you trod within the footsteps of the prophets Abraham and task. Spend every week with 3 sisters in Tibilisi, capital of Georgia, land of Kings and Queens and dine with a smuggler. Then head for the rugged Caucasus and the distant mountain outpost of Kasbegi at the Russian border the place you discover ways to make katchapuri and drink the neighborhood cognac amidst rusting Russian tanks.

By educate, commute throughout Georgia and into Armenia underneath the shadow of Mt. Ararat—a kingdom made fullyyt of gray stone with a depressing temper to check. With the immensely proficient daughter of a Russian Politburo member mourn with the remainder of the rustic on the everlasting flame atop a hill marking the genocide of 80 years earlier while the Armenians have been approximately extinguished as a humans. ultimately, surprise on the origins of Orthodox Christianity in church buildings dug out underneath the earth the place shelter was once sought and hear the main appealing, emotion-drenched music ever ahead of sung.

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