Hotel Hale Kai
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Hale Kai Baku
Travel Blogs from Baku
... us busy for awhile while waiting for the ferry to depart. I created a list of 20 items that I had noticed in the ship graveyard that included a ladder, a matchbox, dead snakes, and a 5 pointed star. With this list, 7 of the other passengers went on a digital camera scavenger hunt and a couple others without cameras also played along. It was a great way to waste an hour.
By noon it looked like we would be leaving sometime in late afternoon or evening ...
... 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!
... I'm going to try to explore all the major region... do a Superhike somewhere in the country... This is going to be my prototype for how I should thoroughly explore a country in 1 trip.
One problem: hostels.com only shows there being 1 hostel in the entire country. Other then that, there are no signs of reasonably priced hotels anywhere. That certainly doesn't mean that there aren't any--but it does mean that wherever I go, there's a risk that I might find myself in ...
... than it actually is. This includes london taxis painted purple, a shiny new promenade and shopping malls. However the cowboy nature of the town still shines through - at the airport for example there is the very third world (or at least second world) throng of people trying to grab your bags and herd you into a taxi, and then rip you off egregiously.
Despite all of this, I quite liked Baku. I liked the mixture of old and new, and ...
... shopping. We're going to cook our own dinner tonight, although for all we have bought, and the effort involved, I sometimes wonder whether it wouldnt be easier and cheaper to eat out! No washing up, too!
Went for another walk, through Baku, up to the old town. The fountains were spouting, there are loads of them, and not all in Fountain Square! At one of the intersections, there was chaos. The traffic would go into the intersection and stop because it couldnt go ...