Du Port Hotel
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... Gul cargo ship was our mode of transport across the Caspian Sea. A big ugly lookin yoke....but we all had cabins and the trip was quite pleasant. When I say pleasant, I basically mean what happened was, that we got on the boat, got drunk, celebrated Georges birthday and we all fell into bed. George reckoned that it was quite a special birthday....not many can say that they spent a birthday on a cargo ship going across the Caspian Sea !!!!
Next stop ...... Turkmenistan !!!
... died and didn't really get an answer as to why women weren't allowed to die in the temple if the men could. There was another room that was supposed to be a hospital and it had a window from which the sick people could see the flame in the main structure. i don't know that I got much of a sense of the religion from this place. Oh, yes, Ramisa did mention the animal sacrifices that would be made here. Some elements of the religion seem to still appear among ...
... in vain to take my credit card back so that he could refund me, while I tried in vain to get him to give the spare cash to the shop owner. It transpired he couldn’t give cash back, but then I realised that I could simply give the shop owner the additional petrol, so he got 10 litres of petrol and I got a litre of water and a litre of sprite..... and we were all happy.
The combination of 36 degrees, hours of gravel roads, the pain of being shocked and the concern that ...
Having spoken to the lads from Turkey through the previous afternoon, whether it be paranoia or not we were ready and expecting to be dealing with the ******** of corrupt police today.
The aim today anyway was to get to Baku and hopefully find a cheap hotel to make a base to go back and forth to Baku Port arranging a boat to get to Kazakhstan.
Out on the road it immediately appeared that there were police everywhere. ...
... house and philharmonic are surrounded in beautiful shaded parks with marble stairs and fountains and thousands of benches on which to find respite from the crushing summer heat. The Old City - where we are staying - is a maze of wonderfully quaint streets, where flowers and vines spill from wrought iron balconies and rooftop gardens. A palace, several 19th century mosques and hammams, a circular stone wall and a massive tower overlooking the Caspian sea give this place a ...