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The Travelator Diaries: Armenia & Georgia

We are sharing our personal travel diaries! We started keeping these so our family and friends could keep up with our travels, and get some laughs at our expense. Here is our entry for Georgia & Armenia, covering our rather eventful road trip in October 2016. We had just finished up 2 weeks in Iran, and while we absolutely loved it, Tom was hanging for a beer and KG was ready to rip off her hijab. We crossed the border in northern Iran,…

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Guide to Backpacking in Armenia

In this guide we will tell you all about backpacking in Armenia on a budget, including what to see, where to stay and how to get there. Why Visit? Armenia has the perfect combination of ex-Soviet charm mixed with a rich history of art, religion and architecture, plus some amazing nightlife! It is one of our favourite places in Eastern Europe. Who would think that such a small country could pack in so many things to see? The cosmopolitan capital of Yerevan, the…

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Road trip Armenia Georgia

Armenia & Georgia: The Ultimate Road Trip

Here is our guide to the ultimate two week road trip through Armenia & Georgia. We will explain our itinerary from October 2016 (with a few modifications), how to organise your car and what to expect whilst driving through both countries. Armenia and Georgia have an incredible amount to see and do. Both countries are spoiled for ancient monasteries, stunning scenery, fascinating history and delicious wine. We didn’t have much time so we decided that we should hire a car. This would allow us to see…

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Iran Armenia Border Tabriz to Yerevan

Iran-Armenia Border Crossing: Tabriz to Yerevan

This guide will give you all the information you need to cross the border from Iran to Armenia by land. We travelled from Tabriz to Yerevan via Meghri in October 2016 using our Australian passports. Tabriz is the closest major city in Iran to the Armenian border, and is well worth visiting before you depart for Armenia. Getting to Yerevan Tabriz to Yerevan (via Meghri) There is a long overnight bus from Tabriz to Yerevan (more information below), but if you hate overnight buses (like us!)…

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Silk Road itinerary

Our 3 Month Silk Road Itinerary

We are lucky enough to be travelling to many countries along the Silk Road from late July to early November 2016. We are not strictly travelling along the main Silk Road routes, which traditionally begin in China, but we are visiting many of the highlights. We will be travelling by local transport, but we have met lots of people travelling this route by bicycle, motorbike or hitchhiking. Our Silk Road Itinerary We have posted our rough itinerary below (we may…

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