Best Eastern Hotel Irshad

11 Vagif street, Baku, 370007, Azerbaijan | Hotel
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Azerbaijan

A travel blog entry by stephanieviolet

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15

... town in his car. It soon became apparent that he didn't know what these volcanoes were and where they were as he was soon pulling over to ask for directions. We also wanted to visit some petroglyphs in the surrounding area but he knew even less about these. Once we found the track for the mud volcanoes he realised his lowered Mercedes wasn't going to make the increasingly muddier track so we had to go find a taxi that would. We got in a big argument with the first one we came ...

Baku... to be updated

A travel blog entry by lukeandloumann

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38

... So we are in Baku, but don't know exactly when we are leaving, definitely not before Wednesday afternoon, but it might be 4am on Thursday... who knows?!

Luckily Baku is a nice city - but quite expensive. For a Muslim country it is very liberal, we have seen alcohol sold very cheaply, bacon on the shelves and pork readily available. It is a very rich city, lots of designer wear and western brands, we even saw a Marks and Spencers ...

Sailing across the Caspian Sea!

A travel blog entry by 2graytravellers

... keep us going whilst aboard. We shared a 4 berth overnight cabin with a Dutch couple who also had grand-children, so we christened it the Granny Annexe.
Our crossing was very calm and we ladies spent an hour on top deck during the morning doing some Tai Chi moves to pass the time and enjoy the lovely sunshine.
We were all amazed to be landing in Turkmenistan by about 4pm later that day, as our cargo boat ...

Baku on the Caspian Sea

A travel blog entry by dmarek

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... a little bit of my book on Georgia. I left the room 15 minutes early but was the last, or next to last, to get on the bus - believe it or not!

The drive to Baku was pretty uneventful. We passed from the Greater Caucasus Mountains to some lower range while still in the northern area that is greener. Ramisa pointed out the different terrain and bought some fruit at the scenic lookout point. She shared some of her Japanese persimmons ...

'Check out my gravel pit...'

A travel blog entry by andyball

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... We all pile in for a run to the third bank, which is also closed but we have a stroke of luck, the security guard phones a sister branch which is still dealing with customers and agrees to process our payments. We’re all a little to stressed out to cheer and clamber into our fifth and sixth taxi of the afternoon. The people at the fourth bank are kind, fast and efficient and we can’t thank them enough, they’ve done us a massive ...

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