Ambassador Hotel Baku
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- Continental Breakfast
- Adjoining Rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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When we arrived at the hostel, at around 7:00am, Sally was very tired and slept directly. The hostel owners were very nice and understood our special situation, they then let Ismet sleep as well in order for him to rest before (yes, Ismet came back to Baku by bus to take his last bachelor exam, at 10:00am. He was very brave to help us !! Thank you again Ismet !)
While Ismet and Sally were sleeping, Jo and Niels went for a walk in old Baku (they were stunned by how nice was ...
... these rigs (also called nodding donkeys). It has been nicknamed James Bond Oil Field since it featured in the Bond movie The World is Not Enough. These drilling pumps are in-fact slowly being dismantled as most of the oil drilling is being moved further south down from Baku. The driver who was taking us on the trip was an endless font of local knowledge and in addition to pointing out every single factory and oil rig, he kept up a steady ...
... professor--and have to have a second job just to survive."
At the university we talk to a couple students and have some tea. I ask if we can take a picture together and the agree. After we take the picture and the professor looks at it, he says. "Take it again--I don't like this picture of myself"
"I was smiling"
Now it's not true what I read on the internet that Azeris never smile in public, but, yes, they do clearly give ...
... mosque. It is a nice mosque, but I was not able to enter because I was wearing shorts, so not much to write about there, but a few minutes past the mosque is the James Bond Oil Field. This was featured on one of the 007 movies. I didn’t think it was that impressive that it was in the movie, but the actual oil field was great. I have never been that close to actual oil pumps. There were hundreds of them and they were constantly pumping up and down. ...
... the town, tend to be playing some popular gangster beats to get the ladies heads turning. Here... old Russian soviet cars, equipped with speakers that you would expect to see at a Metallica concert, pump out songs by Enigma... www.youtube.com/watch?v=TFLRHPUWBI8
- Road rules - it is illegal to do a U-turn while driving however, it is not illegal to reverse your car for 2km down the street. Makes sense to ...