By the way, we have our first formal tour of Armenia in September, 14-24. So far seven have signed up, and we still three to four spots empty. It will be a terrific tour, including experiences like meeting the Nagorno Karabakh women responsible for removing landmines from their land, a concert inside a large, abandoned 164 foot Soviet telescope, and more. No one has done an Armenia tour quite like this one. If you get this letter, we really, really believe you would be interested in this tour.
We also have four spots on our Tajikistan-Pamir Highway adventure, starting in Dushanbe, Tajikistan's green capital on Aug 27, and ending in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on Sep 4. It's quick, exciting tour along thousands of years of history, and some of the world's highest, most glorious mountains. We are travelling during harvest, and there will be fields of apricots, figs and pomegranates. Join us if you are curious how locals make walnut oil and pikht, mulberry flour.
By the way, I was so amazed by Armenia that I forgot to mention Siberia. We will have a tour to the north of Lake Baikal and the Sakha Republic (Yakutia) at some point next winter or the winter after. I really want to do it in February 2020, but Armenia took all my mind away, and I haven't been thinking about Siberia since, although I should.