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Soviet futurist architecture (photo credit: Frederic Chaubin)

SOVIET SCI-FI ARCHITECTURE

I came across those picts last night and find em terrific!! one more time a Sci-fi inspired post, but you know i’m addicted to this. Photograph & press editor Frederic Chaubin has documen…

Heydar mosque, Baku, Azerbaijan ~~ "New mosque in Baku" by Alexander Melnikov on 500px

New mosque in Baku

Heydar mosque, Baku, Azerbaijan ~~ "New mosque in Baku" by Alexander Melnikov on 500px

Carahunge Observatory- "The Armenian Stonehenge” (7,500 years old) *140 miles southeast of the capital of Armenia, Yerevan, sits a high plateau with over 200 ancient stones. Some of the stones weigh over 50 tons and they stretch for 1/3 of a mile. “The Armenian Stonehenge” is also known as Zorats Karer. It is estimated to be 7,500 years old and predates the British Stonehenge by more than 4,500 years. This astronomical site is made of 203 slabs of basalt.

7,500-year-old Stone Circle in Armenia Aligned to Cygnus's Brightest Star

Azerbaijan, Baku

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Armenia Food Tours in Armenia

Travel, food and wine tours tours for local cuisines - food and drink, gourmet, festive and traditional meals. Every budget, adventure, city tours, under 35's

Armenian architecture with view through arch of Mount Ararat in the distance, at the Hanrapetutyan Hraparak (Republic Square), Yerevan, Armenia, Caucasus, Central Asia, Asia

High Quality Stock Photos of "ararat"

Find high quality stock photos of ararat, people, cultures and places from around the world from popular tourist destinations to remote regions. Available to license for commercial, advertising broadcast and editorial use on Robert Harding.com

Autumn in Armenia , Jermuk

Autumn in Armenia , Jermuk

The Best Dishes of Azerbaijan Food

The best dishes of Azerbaijan Food

The best dishes of Azerbaijan Food tells you the story about my fascinating food experience in Baku, and lists my top favourites dishes of Azeri cuisine.

Südlü/shirin plov. Plov is the national dish of Azerbaijan, with over 40 different varieties to choose from. This is a sweet milk pilaf with dried fruits.

Südlü/shirin plov | Mission Eurovision

Südlü/shirin plov. Plov is the national dish of Azerbaijan, with over 40 different varieties to choose from. This is a sweet milk pilaf with dried fruits.

Azerbaijan – Sheki Kahn’s Palace

Azerbaijan – Sheki Kahn’s Palace

To return to Azerbaijan was a delight, a country I have fallen in love with. So much culture, so much genuine friendship and way too much to see and do in one trip. This time

Yerevan, Armenia

Yerevan, Armenia

The gorgeous rose city of Yerevan Armenia is one of the oldest Christian cities in the world. Full of history, great food, and welcoming hosts, Yerevan is a jewel in the southern Caucasus nestled between Europe and the Middle East.

Museum of National Applied Art in Sheki (Azerbaijan).

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Museum of National Applied Art in Sheki (Azerbaijan).

The space-age superstructures that signalled the downfall of the Soviet Union.

Alien architecture: The crazy space-age superstructures that signalled the downfall of the Soviet Union

Around 90 buildings in 14 former USSR republics have been compiled by French photographer Frederic Chaubin who says they marked an unexpected rebirth of imagination.