The village of pink stones and incomplete excavation 16 July 2021 By Nane Vardanyan Photos by: Knar Babayan 3 min read We all know Yerevan is called “the pink city”. But is there a pink village? On the rocky uplands of the Shirak region of Armenia lies Vardakar village that has many pink stones (vard=…
Chkalov, “chka love” (in Armenian, there is no love).
This is how the people from Lori usually joke when a stranger is first accompanied to the village of Chkalov. In fact, the village is a place of love with its hospitable and hardworking people.
The warming of the days in Chkalov is directly proportional to the population growth.