Excelsior Hotel Baku

2 Heydar Aliyev Avenue, Baku, 1154, Azerbaijan | 5 star hotel
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Azerbaijan

A travel blog entry by stephanieviolet

1
15

... parked up what we thought was near to the Turkmenistan embassy and had a couple of hours to spare until it opened again after lunch. So a few of us went off looking for a place to have lunch and found a pub where we discovered we really weren't in Georgia anymore with cheap food prices, it was back to normal European prices. We met back up at the truck mid afternoon when Suse informed us the Turkmenistan embassy was closed for the next two days and had actually moved to the other side ...

Petro Dollars at work

A travel blog entry by glassmerchant

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25

... a buddy to get them up and down. After setting up camp it's a hike up the hill to view the mud volcanoes. Azabaijan has over 40% of the worlds mud volcanoes. Didn't hike up the hill, instead I had a quiet hour with wine and a book! From reports I didn't miss too much. Successful first cook..the usual pasta and meat sauce but after all the kebabs it made a change. Plenty of Georgian wine left to wash it down and a fire ...

Baku on the Caspian Sea

A travel blog entry by dmarek

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... to the sea and an attempt to find the old city. We walked along the sea until we were across from the flames or flowers or whatever that building is (Flame Towers) - close to Liberty Square. Once we had checked out the pier, we were trying to find someplace to sit down and get something to drink. After a rather fruitless search, Tony found and checked out a cafe and we went in. I had the most expensive coffee - an ordinary cappuccino - that ...

'Check out my gravel pit...'

A travel blog entry by andyball

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... traffic and slow moving trucks all the while juggling either a ciggarette or his mobile phone. We pass Lake Sevan, where the main group spent last night huddled inside Calypso trying to stay dry and into the mountains. Emile tries out his English phrases on us, "close the windows!" "open the windows!" Bec inadvertantly teaches him "Oh my god!" (her stock catch phrase) which he uses everytime he he throws the car around a hair pin, extracting giggles ...

1317. Baku’s Ugly Sister

A travel blog entry by nathanphil

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... of what the person looked like in the prime of his or her life.

Finally I reach the city, and instead of scattered slums, there are endless dreary Soviet style apartment blocks. Sumqayit is the first time that I'm reminded that, yes, this used to be the Communist Soviet Union...

It's getting a bit late, and I really don't feel like trudging around for too long, so after a my parkbench session, , I'm ready to catch a bus back to Baku and call it a ...

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This 5 star hotel, located on 2 Heydar Aliyev Avenue, Baku, is near National Museum of Antiquities of Tajikistan, Parthian Settlement of Nisa, Ayni Opera & Ballet Theatre, and Arch of Neutrality.
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