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Kharpert: The Golden Plain of the Armenian Plateau

Kharpert: The Golden Plain of the Armenian Plateau

BY MATTHEW KARANIAN Kharpert is the Voski Dasht, the Golden Plain, of the Armenian Plateau. This area, which is the site of historic Armenian settlement of Tsopk, and which is known in today’s Turkey as Harpoot, is also one of the oldest areas of Armenian habitation. Some scholars believe that Kharpert may even be the

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How Youth Corps Changed My Life

If you were to tell me at the beginning of this year that I would have to spend almost all of my summer in a developing country, traveling on rocky dirt roads to remote villages where there was a lack of plumbing and running water, with a group of 13 strangers all under the same roof, I would say you’re crazy and “no, thank you.”

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