Empire Hotel

49 Khaqani Str, Baku, 1010, Azerbaijan | 3 star hotel
Prices starting from $81.00

Travel Blogs from Baku


A travel blog entry by stephanieviolet


... 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 ...

Petro Dollars at work

A travel blog entry by glassmerchant


... for the petroglyphs and mud volcanoes. A good museum on the petroglyphs funded by World Heritage, top line graphics and displays. Then a guided tour of the site itself. Settlement on the lake shore goes way back to 10,000 BC.the cravings are in rock shelters high in the hills. Great views over the lake of the petrochemical industries. First bush camp, so lessons on how to put up the tents. Big heavy tents ...

Baku on the Caspian Sea

A travel blog entry by dmarek


... 4 million. It is definitely a big, commercial city. We could see a lot of modern skyscrapers and apartment houses. Ramisa pointed out the area in which she lives. Nick gave us directions to the supermarket, some places to eat, the sea, and the old town.

My room is on the fourth floor facing the street next to Trish and Tony. Once I replaced my key card with one that works and settled my stuff in my room, I joined Trish and Tony for ...

'Check out my gravel pit...'

A travel blog entry by andyball


... are low as we leave the embassy and walk towards our taxis for the massive journey back to Georgia, Emile is to be our driver, he's a little on the rotund side and his smile glints with gold teeth but he is kind and friendly and quick to smile. We nose our way through the gathering dusk and head out of Yerevan for the last time in our tenth taxi of the day. The road to the border is smooth for about 20 kms, then Emile has to weave between pot holes, ...

1317. Baku’s Ugly Sister

A travel blog entry by nathanphil


... br> When I reach a large cemetery I heave a sigh of relief. Cemetery means I'm approaching civilization, right? Oil is king even here, with pipelines running right among the tombs.

Cemeteries often give me little clues about the culture, and Azerbaijani cemeteries are no exception. Here a tombstone usually includes a life size portrait of the deceased etched into the stone. No, not just the face--the whole body. It seems here it's very important to preserve ...

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