Ancient

Faqra Castle

Faqra Castle

 

Located  near the St. Gregory’s, the Illuminator, Church

Zravar Antranig's (Antranik) Statue in Yerevan, Armenia

Zravar Antranig's (Antranik) Statue in Yerevan, Armenia

Three Armenian Khatchkars (cross stone) on Sevan peninsula on Lake Sevan.

Armenian Khachkars on Lake Sevan

Armenian Khachkars on Lake Sevan

Sanayin Church from the Bell House, Armenia
Sanayin Church from the Bell House, Armenia

A bit blurry, as it was shot without a tripod. Hope you like it

Byblos / Jbeil Fortress at Sunset
Byblos / Jbeil Fortress at Sunset

Dzidzernagapert or Tsitsernakaberd, “fortress of small swallows” in Armenian, (Armenian: Ծիծեռնակաբերդ, Russian: Цицернакабéрд) is a memorial dedicated to the victims of the Armenian Genocide; it is located on a hill overlooking Yerevan, Armenia. Every year on April 24, hundreds of thousands of Armenians gather here to remember the victims of the 1915 Armenian Genocide that took place in the Ottoman Empire carried out by the Turkish government. More on Wikipedia

Dzidzernagapert / Tsitsernakaberd Armenian Genocide Memorial

Dzidzernagapert / Tsitsernakaberd Armenian Genocide Memorial

I really wonder how the 1.5 million martyrs are feeling today!!!

Here is another shot from Petra, Jordan. Check the first one http://www.shant.me/roads-of-petra-jordan/

Siq of Petra, Jordan

Siq of Petra, Jordan

Roads of Petra, Jordan

Roads of Petra, Jordan

Roads of Petra, Jordan

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