Wednesday, April 8, 2015

Akhtala, Armenia

High above the Debed River, Akhtala Monastery has existed for over a thousand years. This is its entry gate. The caverns may have been places of copper smelting, since copper ores formed the basis of this once-prosperous region's economy for centuries. [2015]

1 comment:

  1. Fascinating image, especially in comparison to the one below it. You sure get around Dr. Z