Overlooked destinations: Armenia, a charming and laidback destination

Armenia, one of the oldest Christian civilisations in the world, today occupies just a sliver of its territory at its peak.
Armenia, one of the oldest Christian civilisations in the world, today occupies just a sliver of its territory at its peak.ST PHOTO: HO AI LI

YEREVAN (Armenia) - The skies are overcast and seagulls are circling around Lake Sevan, which takes up a huge chunk of Armenia's land area in the east.

I climb to the top of a narrow peninsula overlooking the highland lake, a greyish blue expanse fringed by powdery dark green mountains. Little white and yellow flowers sway gently in the cool wind.

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