Armenia is the latest addition to the list of High Places’ destinations. It’s land-locked country is located on the western fringes of Asia and  the Caucasus run through the country giving it beautiful landscapes, lakes and mountains. Undoubtedly it is a hidden gem home to the UNESCO listed Geghard monastery and the most beautiful sites. Armenia has witnessed few revolutions and changes throughout the modern world which has also contributed a lot to its history. Despite being surrounded by Turks and Muslim countries, Armenia has remained a catholic country with many sanctimonious churches and a deep history still intact. Georgia, located to the north of the country boats similar Caucasus trails and is another place worth visiting when in the region.