Internship in Armenia

AYF Internship 2016: Exceeding Expectations

AYF Internship 2016: Exceeding Expectations By U. Karoun Tcholakian Parev from  Hayastan! The past few weeks in Armenia have been amazing! I have been doing things that I had never before imagined. My first out-of-this-world experience was when I arrived at my Morkoor's apartment, walked out to the balcony, and saw Mount Ararat for the first time. I had only ever known Ararat through pictures, so seeing it in person was unbelievable. I couldn't

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AYF Internship 2016: My First Thoughts and Impressions

AYF Internship 2016: My First Thoughts and Impressions  By U. Rachael Minassian   Coming to Hayasdan for the first time in my life, I really didn't know what to expect at all. People had given me various tips, but I ultimately arrived at Zvartnots Airport on June 12 without a clue. Stepping off the airplane and into a world of Armenian people like myself was so surreal. I definitely went through a bit of culture shock at first, but that night

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AYF Internship 2016: Mount Aragats

Mount Aragats By U. Vahe Atakhanian Mount Aragats...I had been there a couple of times before, but never to actually climb it. The views and scenery are straight out of a Hollywood film. The climb itself was a bit more difficult than I thought it’d be, partly because of the random huge patches of snow. But, the challenge was one that I was more than willing to accept. Once we got on our way I was trying to climb and take pictures at the same time,

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AYF Internship 2016: Vardavar in Yerevan

AYF Internship 2016: Vardavar in Yerevan By U. Nina Vosbigian They say that time flies when you're having fun, and I completely agree! It's crazy that a month has gone by already on the AYF Internship. Throughout the past few weeks we have had the opportunity to go on many excursions as well as work every day. The sights of Armenia never fail to amaze me. As many times as I have been to the beautiful structures of Sardarabad and the amazing monuments

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AYF Internship: Questions I Still Have for Armenia

AYF Internship: Questions I Still Have for Armenia By U. Arev Dinkjian How is it possible that every single person is amazing at soccer…errr, I mean futbol? Is there any sort of foolproof way to avoid being thrown into Swan Lake on Vartavar? Who invented basturma? Because, thank you. Is there even a short process to receive your driver’s license? Or is it just like once you can sit up right on your own, you can drive? When is it appropriate to

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