High in the mountains… But after all, in Armenia everything is located high in the mountains…
Well, high in the mountains in the vicinity of Alaverdi there can be found a unique hotel that looks more like a palace of an Armenian prince.
This hotel belongs to the Tufenkian Hotels chain, named after its founder – American Armenian James Tufenkian.
By the way, it’s usual for Armenians to go abroad and make a fortune there, and then come back to their homeland and start creating some really great things there.
And this hotel, to say the truth, is one of the best I’ve ever seen, and I’ve already stayed in good many of them.
The cuisine shall be mentioned separately. There was Armenian grandmother of the owner involved. Because James insisted that all recipes were just as his granny cooked.
And chefs of all restaurants of the chain observe this balance of taste, and this is really great. Since James Tufenkian’s grandmother cooked extremely delicious things indeed.
Whatever you may say, when I decide to write a book, I will seclude myself in this hotel for several months, or even for half a year and will spend evenings near huge fireplace, take walk along mountain trails in the morning and enjoy tasty food.
If there’s an embassy of Eden in Armenian, this is the place then.