Browsing All posts tagged under »Turkey«

Armenians In Ottoman Empire Through Postcards

May 24, 2011


Each of us got one black and white post card. As we peered at the copies of picturesque landscapes and faces of our ancestors, Osman Köker, founder of BirzamanlarYayincilik (Once Upon a Time) Publications opened his notes. “Have you ever been to Turkey?” asked Köker with his weighty Turkish accent resonating from under his thick […]

Stereotypical Trip Turns Into a Complete Cultural Immersion

July 9, 2010


Ric Gazarian, an entrepreneur in his 30s, was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts.  Having been to all 7 continents and traveled to 70 countries, he had never been to his native Armenia.  In 2003 he felt the need to experience what it is like being in Armenia and asked his father to accompany him.  […]