Armenia

Stories from Armenia

Every Peace Corps Volunteer has a story to tell. Read stories from Volunteers about what it's like to live and work in Armenia.

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Lessons on Love in an Armenian Village

The 2 years I spent living in an Armenian village has provided me with so much more than simply a broader cultural understanding and some language skills. 

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Peace Corps Armenia Music Video

Celebrating 25 Years of Service in Armenia

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Mount Ararat

I have a view of Mount Ararat from my bedroom near Artashat in Armenia. The mountain, the national icon of Armenia, is now in territory claimed by Turkey, but the people here still consider it their own. 

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Sierra

Time flies — it’s already been a year of service! 

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My site

I am writing this from a café in my community, a café that I’ve been to twice this week, a café that’s run by one of my favorite women in town. We do some verbal sparring for a bit, she asks me why on earth I’d want to live alone, and then I get to work. 

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VIDEO: Highlighting hospitality in Armenia

Volunteer Jimmy Cloutier shows us the hospitality of a New Year's celebration in Armenia.

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VIDEO: Welcome to the sights, sounds and tastes of Armenia

Armenia Volunteer James Daly welcomes you to the sights, sounds and tastes of his country of service.

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