Ambassador Hotel Baku
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- Continental Breakfast
- Adjoining Rooms
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
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As much as crossing the Bosphorus Straits in Istanbul is the romantic (as well as the official) entrance into Europe, in crossing to the Caspian Sea from Central Asia to the Caucasus, some would argue that I had already done it - after all, Azerbaijan competes in European football tournaments and even hosted the Eurovision song contest (though the recent inclusion of Australia may negate that argument). The functioning ATMs and WiFi at Baku International Airport were, ...
... chirpy was determined to throw the very best Bakuvian sights at us. 0815: Cathy finally gets up....."we are to be away by 0900hrs!!!!!" I gruffly remark fearing fearing the breakfast buffet would be decimated by the "GROUP"......we managed to cram down an eclectic mix of olives, farmyard strong cheese and halal sausages......... 0900hrs our bus glides off and we head off towards "Gorbestan" some 30km outside the City. The clean lines and ...
Unye, Turkey to Turkmenistan
Unye proved to be nice and quiet for a good sleep, so we were up at 7am, grabbed a coffee from a nearby shop...and the local doctor carried our coffees over to the car as he wanted to practice his English...random!!
We took off down the road towards the Georgian border at breakneck speed...it was like playing Super Mario cart, weaving in and out of the traffic. Definitely driving like locals now I tell ya !!
The Turkey-Georgian ...
... at the beginning and then we saw dried fruit, nuts and herbs. Trish bought some hazelnuts and I ended up getting more dried fruit - some apricots and some apples that I thought were figs. I also bought two each of two different kinds of persimmons because Trish and I had been eying them for a long time on the trees that we passed in the bus.
We went through quite a few rows of produce - beautiful pale yellow, ...
... to give chase. Fortunately, they continued for long enough down the road, that I was able to take a picture. In hindsight I hadn’t really thought about the consequence of them catching up with me! And through out the day there were huge numbers of cattle, goats and sheep all over the road, which led to some fun dodging them and the passing traffic.
I finally arrived at the border, 150kms later, full of intrepidation. I had been told the border crossing can ...