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A travel blog entry by stephanieviolet

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... away and could sometimes catch their little explosions (the mud lava was cold). All in all though it wasn't the most impressive thing, although it was fun, so I could see why we were the only tourists there. We gave up on visiting the petroglyphs as it was then closed for the day so we headed back into Baku city and went to a pub where you have your own keg at the table. We killed a few hours here until our overnight train, and savoured the last alcohol we would be having for almost three ...

Crossing the Caspian Sea

A travel blog entry by marqual

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... first, then you are out of the game. We would be starting this when we get on the ship.

As we approached the Caspian Sea, we were about 80 feet below sea level. We arrived at the port at 7pm and there was a ship in port, but the train cargo for the ship had not yet arrived to port. We were still hoping for this to happen tonight so the cook group made a quick dinner of Sloppy Joes. A bit later we heard the train wouldn't be arriving until at ...

'Check out my gravel pit...'

A travel blog entry by andyball

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After the palace it was back in the saddle and onwards to some mud volcanos just outside of Baku. The journey was long and uncomfortable and the rain clouds in the distance were disconcerting to say the least. The rain came and stayed with us all the way to the turn off for the mud volcanos, stopping just as ...

Posts-visit: Hiking with Veteran Traveler

A travel blog entry by nathanphil

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... was handed a machine gun and got a job guarding the workers--just because he was white!

Giles has keen insights into all kinds of cultures--Africa, Asia, the Middle East, as he's an excellent observer. He gives me insights into apartheid in South Africa, the war in Iraq, starvation in Ethiopia, the meaning of Buddhism and why Botswana is an African success story.

"Why don't you write about your experiences?" I ask "So many people ...

Azerbaijan Petroglyths

A travel blog entry by frawldog

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... than the museum. It is only a 5 minute drive or less to the actual site where the rock carvings are and they are quite visible. The carvings were all over and had a lot of animals and people with spears and stuff.

About 10 KM past the archaeological site of Qobustan is the mud volcanos. The mud volcanos were in the voting for the natural wonder of the world, but just missed it. I don't know how many sites there are, but I saw a site ...

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