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BBC: Turkey’s Forgotten Georgian Kingdom

BBC: Turkey's Forgotten Georgian Kingdom

Ongoing governmental disputes have left the fate of these medieval architectural wonders in limbo. A lost kingdom A rugged, remote area where unforgiving rocky crags give way to green oases, north-east Turkey is home to magnificent Georgian monasteries from the medieval principality of Tao-Klarjeti, a former feudal state ruled by …

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A Frozen Highway to an Ancient Kingdom

A Frozen Highway to an Ancient Kingdom

In the summer, the Zanskar River runs wild between the deep canyons of the Himalayas. In the winter, it becomes a road of ice – and the only escape. Isolated for centuries Cloistered within dramatic mountains of the Great Himalayan range – averaging an altitude of 3,600m and sprinkled with …

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