The Kaçkars

Kaçkar (pronounced like catch-car) means nothing much in Turkish, except the proper name of this mountain range.  The word ostensibly comes from the Armenian ‘khachkar’ (properly written in Cyrillic) which means cross-stone.  This etymology was stolen from wikipedia.  I cannot vouch for its accuracy but I can vouch that there were a lot of stones… Read More The Kaçkars