Excelsior Hotel Baku
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- Minbar in room
- Shuttle bus service
- Tennis Court
- Airport Transportation
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... as I made my way into Baku by marshrutka, and finally into the centre via taxi.
It started with the urban sprawl of the suburbs, then the mild chaos of the bus station located on the outskirts of the city proper, through some brutal traffic congestion, and finally to the old town. First impressions - even on the outskirts, Baku is definitely a lot more developed than its capital city counterparts in ...
... that was taken at the Genercide museum. They must have been hoping that if they delete the photos from our cameras, we too might then think that it actually never happened. . We couldn’t have left the border control any faster than we did, and just when we thought the stress was over two friends realised they didn’t happen to get their passport stamped so they had to go back in and face it all again. Finally into Arzjerban we made our way to a ...
... has some kind of corny looking mannequins that are supposed to be Hindu holy men. In the center is the covered altar with a little flame burning in the center...
...Anyways... more of a symbolic place, more than anything.
I'm going to try to walk back to downtown, for a thorough hike across Baku from the fire temple to the heart of the modern city... would be significant I suppose. But As I trudge along the sun scorched road I start to wonder if this ...
... as it doesn’t involve Azerbaijan. The next morning, I went to the Turkmenistan Embassy and they were closed and would not open for 3 more days on August 10. I asked the authorities in Azerbaijan the penalty for overstaying my visa and they said it was 400 euros. This is ridiculous. 400 euros for one day. I was not happy. I looked into a flight that same morning to
Ashgabat, which is the capital of Turkmenistan and it was 400 ...
... millions of Azeris living in Tabriz and Azerbaijan province. They are friends with Russia, but accept that Russia is closer with Armenia. I remember wondering - incredulously - why, with all of their wealth and economic power, they can just seize back control of Karabakh from Armenia. I then quickly remembered that Russia and Armenia are "best friends" and even all the oil wealth of Azerbaijan does not stand a chance against the might of Russia.
I could go on and on ...