The stories and photos that appear in this travel section of Asbarez are adapted from ‘Armenia and Karabakh: The Stone Garden Travel Guide,’ by Matthew Karanian and Robert Kurkjian.
‘Armenia and Karabakh’ is a 320-page comprehensive travel guide, and is the winner of three national book awards, including an award for best travel guide by the Independent Publishers Association. The book was recently featured in the Los Angeles Times, which described it as “a fresh view on ancient Armenia.”
This title is the first commercial travel guide to independent Armenia and Karabakh, and it provides coverage of history, cultural sites, nature and conservation, and all the features one expects in a comprehensive travel guide book.
Karanian first traveled to Armenia in 1995, and he has worked there as Associate Dean of the law program at the American University of Armenia. He practices law in Los Angeles. Kurkjian is an environmental scientist in Los Angeles. He first traveled to Armenia in 1995, and has served as Director of the Environmental Research and Conservation Center at the American University of Armenia.
‘Armenia and Karabakh’ is available for purchase online at ArmeniaTravelGuide.com and by mail order by sending check or money order for $30 (post paid) to Stone Garden Productions, PO Box 7758, Northridge, CA 91327.