Austin Hotel Baku
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... views of the old city and Baku Bay, part of the Caspian Sea. The Volga River empties into the Caspian Sea.
We next visited the Palace of the Shirvanshahs. The seat of power of northeastern Azerbaijan in the 15th c, the palace had nice exhibits and some interactive displays.
We then drove a half hour to nearby Suraxani to the Ateshgah Mabadi, a unique part fire temple, part caravanserai structure. Originally a natural gas leak was the ...
We were up at a gruelling 2:45am and on the free shuttle bus to the airport by 3am. We checked in smoothly and made use of the free airport wifi to upload some photos. The immigration queue was horrendous, taking us a good hour to pass through. Then it was a mad dash to the plane where we only just made the plane! The flight was good, although Jen was a little disappointed by the selection of films on ...
... we enter a grand, noble city, noble buildings that look golden in the night light... feeling much better about this place... Finally we reach the gates of the old city where I get off... hand him 10 Euros... He shakes his head. He indicates that he wants more--a lot more.
I stand my ground. No. I use gestures and Tarzan English to make my point: we agreed on 10, I pay 10. Somebody comes over to see what's going on (who doesn't speak English either) and then ...
We stayed at an old 'Caravanserai' which is basically an ancient roadside inn and a place to stay for visitors. They were predominantly located in Asia, North Africa and South East Europe and especially so along the "Silk Route' which we are mainly following. The hotel was called the Hotel Karavansary. It was a beautiful old building dating back to the 12th century which had been fully restored.
We had a visit to ...
... and helped Gareth fill in the massive amount of paperwork required for the package – he'd written out his address about seven or eight times by the time he was done. We bid farewell to our new friend then scrambled with not much time left to get the goodies on our list.
Back at the hotel it was a waiting game. The game had set meeting times at the hotel where Helen and Rogan would tell us if we would sail this night or ...