Apsheron Hotel

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Travel Blogs from Baku

Unye, Turkey to Turkmenistan

A travel blog entry by corktomongolia on Jul 22, 2014

19 photos

... us like a brick wall! We drove up thinking that there were only a few cars in the queue and thought we’d be through in no time at all. Little did we realise that the queue for the border was about 3 miles long, so long that it stretched all the ways back passed the “Welcome to Turkey” sign, even though we were going to Georgia. Not only that, but the place was filthy, there was rubbish everywhere!!!! There was a convergence of fellow ralliers though, which meant that ...

Azerbaijan

A travel blog entry by stephanieviolet on May 20, 2014

1 comment, 15 photos

... embassy for visas. The landscape difference to Georgia was quickly apparent on the drive, with barren deserts and hundreds of old school oil drills (oil was first discovered in Azerbaijan), a stark comparison to the greenness of Georgia. Once we hit the traffic of Baku we knew what everyone was talking about. Not only are there thousands of cars but they are all pulling out and into one another and blasting their horns like crazy. After we finally got through the traffic ...

Baku... to be updated

A travel blog entry by lukeandloumann on May 19, 2014

7 comments, 38 photos

... 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 ...

Last Day in Baku and End of Tour

A travel blog entry by dmarek on Oct 15, 2013

58 photos

... pears, pomegranates, apples, plums, tomatoes and cucumbers, pickles of many descriptions in jars. Trish bought a jar of pomegranate molasses too. We went through the fish aisles with huge fish carcasses and avoided the meat aisles. I had a few volunteers who wanted their photos taken and took a photo of our dried fruit vendor. These were all men - no female volunteers. Tony was intrigued by an all-purpose tool, ...

A shocking day.... literally.

A travel blog entry by 2legs2wheels on May 23, 2013

1 comment, 34 photos

... later, which I am told is quick, I was on my way to Baku. It appears I was lucky, because a couple of other travellers I have met, entered through the same border crossing but were only given 3 day visas for their vehicles, which was a little crazy given the individuals had 30 day visas. This hindered them from exiting the country until they had been to the police and paid a fine..... I was unaware of this issue and glad I didn’t fall foul to it myself.


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