Ambassador Hotel Baku
Travel Blogs from Baku
... was really nice and wouldn't let us pay for our lunch. We carried on driving until we found a quarry to bush camp at. There was a small river running down along it so while cook group got to work on dinner the rest of us went down to the water and had a quick cold dip. We set out early at 6am the next morning as we had a long drive to the capital Baku and had heard the traffic there was some of the worst in the world. We were also trying to get in there by midday so we could make it to ...
... out of the was cold. Some of the boys decided that a facial mud pack would be a grand idea, only problem was the we were bushcamping, and there was no shower. Luckily the truck had a lot of water and Alicia had bought a washing bowl that could be used for washing clothes and luckily birdy baths (to coin a phrase from Tina, another lady on the trip).
Hand washing is a slight obsession for me, and I think (hope) some others in the trip. There is ...
We spent a couple of days here in this ancient city and Bob and I managed to find 2 superb restaurants where we enjoyed some delicious local food. We managed to climb to the top of the famous Maiden Tower where we had a splendid view over the city of Baku. Later the same morning our tour leaders / drivers, Ricky and Em, announced that we were due to sail on our "ferry" later that day. So we all boarded our truck and ...
... people who are now primarily Muslim. People still make animal sacrifices and the sign of the flame is still very important to the Azeris (as in the Flame Towers). There is a holiday tomorrow and the day after and there will be sacrifices made.
After our morning excursion, some of us returned to the hotel while others stayed in the city center. After an hour or so, I joined Leo and Noel for a walk to the Modern Art Museum. Since today is ...
... re-appear all took their toll on me and I rolled into Baku, 10 hours after my departure, exhausted. Unluckily though I hit evening rush hour. Fortuitously, I found my Hotel in what is a major City with relative ease but the traffic had not been a lot of fun. I collapsed for the evening & the next day I would recuperate and find time for a hair cut and a lovely lunch with David and Jim (who I met in Istanbul and who I am crossing China with). Well I say lovely lunch, we sat ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Adjoining Rooms
- Room service
- Swimming pool