Metropol the Hotel

Address: 33/35-2 U.Hajibeyov , Baku, AZ1010, Azerbaijan | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Baku

Heading across the Caspian Sea

A travel blog entry by pato_mahala on May 21, 2013

67 photos

... laugh however when Mr Armenia was too busy snarling at us that he didn't realise that one of the passport control booth’s had opened for business – I wasn’t going to let him get away with it and cheekily jumped right in front of him and beat him to the window. Finally into Armenian we noticed that the landscape is quite similar to Georgia with the snow capped mountain ranges and beautiful green rolling hills lower down. The first change I saw ...

Still In Asia Or Is This Europe?

A travel blog entry by parleusted on Oct 13, 2012

1 comment, 28 photos

... Natural gas, flame, see the connection ?). The new carpet museum has been designed to resemble a rolled up carpet. The entrance to all metro stations are glass pyramids, similar to the one at the Louvre. The old funicular has been renovated and now has a futuristic design. The pace at which construction is being undertaken in this city, it would be interesting to compare yearly photos in the future to see how this dynamic city evolves! Google Maps ...

1305. The Long Ride Across Azerbaijan

A travel blog entry by nathanphil on Aug 30, 2012

118 photos

... new friends goodbye and continue on my way, down a wide boulevard as the grandeur of central Baku starts to fade and it starts too feel more like a developing country. I reach a large, lively indoor market that reminds me of a lot of Mexico... then down to another beautiful boulevard with a park running down the center with all sorts of creative sculptures... I decide to go ahead and pause for my Baku parkbench session, before heading back to the grand city center, all lit up like a giant ...

Crossing the Caucasus

A travel blog entry by 110days on Aug 06, 2011

Even though it's been a while since I last wrote, I did get back to Kazbegi safely (and then immediately left again the next morning to get back to where I was before...such is the economics of transport versus accommodation around this area).

The next stop was Armenia, which was a strange mixture of things. Outside the capital, it seemed like there was not much. Apart from monasteries. There were very very many monasteries (possibly something to ...

To a litle bit better world

A travel blog entry by fearcuairt on Aug 16, 2010


... to become like us - making barbecues, dancing, working in the sun and drinking vodka. It's a better life." You can't help but admire his sense of self-assuredness.

Now, you would think that Georgia, being attached to Armenia, and being the only other Christian nation in a so-called sea of Muslims, would be good friends with Armenia, but in truth, in both countries it seems to be a national pastime to cut the other one up. Some of the dislike might have more to do ...