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... Sea ! The horror stories from people that who have had to get this boat in the past are well known. Folks have had to wait for 4 or 5 days in Baku in order to try and get a boat, however...as has seemed to happen quite a lot on this trip, we landed on our feet....and found a boat leaving at 7pm that very night !!
Now, what this meant was that we had to leave someone behind !!! Unfortunately, Ger didn’t have any Turkmenistan Letter of Invitation, which meant he ...
... I was on cook group today, so we prepared a breakfast of fried eggs and bread.
There was a ship graveyard on the other side of the wall where we had parked the truck. There was some debate whether we were allowed in there or to take pictures given the big restrictions on picture taking in this country but several of us spent awhile in the ship graveyard, openly taking pictures and the guards didn't say a thing. Then, I though of a good idea ...
... That plan went to **** about thirty seconds later at the first left hand turn. Calypso’s back end slid around and the rear drivers side wheels dropped into a drainage ditch. The truck tipped to the right to shouts of alarm from the gang in the back. Driver tried to bash her back out before she settled but it was too late, we were bogged good and proper!
Mud, Sweat and Cheers!
14 hrs, 2.2 kms
Day Total: 14 hrs, 2.2 kms
Today I'm off on my once in a lifetime trip to Azerbaijan. This is a new experience for me... usually when I visit a country I think "well, if miss something, I can always come back later and visit it again" but in Azerbaijan, unless they remove the high visa fee, I won't ever come back again--so I've got to make sure I explore it right the first time.
I've done my research, I've listed all the major cities that I ...
... brought them along with us to do this. We had only taken day-sacs and our sleeping equipment to the hotel in Baku and our main bags were on Calypso and inaccessible.
It was at this stage that Rogan informed us that the Captain of the ferry had said there were sleeping cabins and we didn't need our sleeping bags. An air of nervousness soon spread around the group as to the state of these cabins!! ...