Candle Light Vigil To The Armenian Genocide Memorial

By |2019-05-28T11:25:29-05:00April 25th, 2016|Categories: Asia, Unique Experiences|Tags: , , , , , |

Candle Light Vigil To The Armenian Genocide Memorial.  Dusk was settling in over Yerevan Opera Theatre.  Two giant flags were handled by dozens of uniformed youth.    Thousands of people, many clutching torches or candles, had gathered to commemorate the victims of the Armenian Genocide in 1915.  Over 1.5 million Armenians were slaughtered in the first genocide [...]

Visiting The Armenian Genocide Memorial

By |2019-05-28T11:25:32-05:00April 24th, 2016|Categories: Asia, Unique Experiences|Tags: , , , , , , |

Visiting the Armenian Genocide Memorial. Armenians gather around the world to commemorate the 101st anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. Armenians from the far corners of the globe; from Buenos Aires to Guangzhou to Chicago honor 1.5 million Armenians slaughtered by the Turks in 1915. In Yerevan, the capital of Armenia, hundreds of thousands solemnly march to [...]

The Killing Fields

By |2021-04-16T17:18:13-05:00June 18th, 2015|Categories: Asia, Unique Experiences|Tags: , , , , , , |

The Killing Fields is rated the number one “Thing To Do” in Phnom Penh by TripAdvisor. When you encounter these two signs at the Choeung Ek Genodical Center, you will soberly realize you will be witnessing a horrific event: the Cambodian Genocide. Not a traditional tourist site. For a riveting account, author Loung Ung recounts her [...]

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