Metropol the Hotel

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Travel Blogs from Baku


A travel blog entry by stephanieviolet


We headed out from the national park by the Georgia-Azerbaijan border down a long street with low wires which required us to use the broom manoeuvring trick again. The border crossing was simple enough, mainly because we hadn't been to Armenia. They are at major odds with each other at the moment and Azerbaijan won't let you in if you have been to Armenia. Once crossed we stopped at the nearest town to get some money out and get some lunch. Quinn and I went to a bakery and the owner ...

Crossing the Caspian Sea

A travel blog entry by marqual


... so we would be staying at the port overnight. Luckily, there was a waiting room at the port, so I set up my mat and sleeping bag in a dark corner.

Steps: 8,836

Sun, Nov 10

What a great sleep I had last night. Besides the snoring from a couple others in the waiting room, it was so warm and relatively quiet. The train we were waiting for still was not in by the time we awoke, so we will have a longer wait before crossing ...

'Check out my gravel pit...'

A travel blog entry by andyball


... along the dirt roads which had now turned to slick, sticky mud. Things were going well until we had to turn Calypso around in the yard of the gas plant, the slide was perfectly held by ‘Driver’ and we had just enough traction to get back on the gravel. Theresa told us that we’d have to walk up to the volcanos and that we’d have to find another bush campsite, the plan was to drive as far up the road as we could and turn the ...

Posts-visit: Hiking with Veteran Traveler

A travel blog entry by nathanphil


... from your knowledge and experience."

"When I think of writing I think of it as something I'd do if I were an invalid or had a long term illness--it's just something I'm not interested in, it's too much work."

I'm privileged to be able to learn from this fellow. For the first time that I can remember, I've met an older fellow that I can look at and say. "I hope I can have as many memories, experiences and insights as him when I reach his ...

The Crossing from hell - Or was it?

A travel blog entry by kev-buxton


... side if the Caspian Sea.

I need to state at this point that we were all in a state of dread and anticipation about the ferry trip and crossing to come. We had heard several bad reports about the crossing with regard to the accommodation we would be put up in and the state of the toilets which I have described in previous blogs! Originally the plan was to sleep 'on deck' in our sleeping bags and ...

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