Palace Hotel Baku

39 Khatai Ave, Baku, AZ1008, Azerbaijan | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Baku

Unye, Turkey to Turkmenistan

A travel blog entry by corktomongolia on Jul 22, 2014

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... then played the sit and wait game before we were loaded onto the boat. The craic was mighty as we sat and waited. Us Irish lads, decided it was time to break open our “bribe bucket” of miniature vodkas and everyone sat around in the car park and had great fun. We then decided that it was time to break out the nerf ball, and before we knew it the customs officers had joined in with us and were throwing the nerf ball around the car park....great fun was had!!

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City Tour and More Walking around Baku

A travel blog entry by dmarek on Oct 14, 2013

150 photos

... and we could go in.

Eventually we managed to leave to drive north out of Baku on the Abseron Peninsula where the Zoroastrian temple was located. The temple appeared to be in a courtyard and had a central structure with a larger flame and several other smaller fires. Along the walls were small rooms that had various exhibits. In one there was a mannikin lying on a stone surface - it was a burial place. Trish was questioning Ramisa about where ...

A shocking day.... literally.

A travel blog entry by 2legs2wheels on May 23, 2013

1 comment, 34 photos

... but already having opened the drink! The owner of the shop, who was the only person with a hint of English, and who had been my main translator was so enthralled that I had come from London that he said I could have the drinks for no charge as he had no credit card machine. Fortunately, when the petrol station manager arrived and dusted off a dinosaur of a credit card machine he withdrew 15 Menats worth from my card, but when they then filled the tank it only came to 10 Menats. ...

To sail or not to sail, that is the question.

A travel blog entry by scruffy.alex on Jul 22, 2012

8 photos

... loaded up and set sail whilst correct is slightly abbreviated. After final paperwork was sorted, we were ushered onto the ship, Blanche being parked via a lift into the bowels of the boat and again we waited.

Finally at 1:30am, 17hrs after arriving at the port we cast off. Joined by our growing group of trucker friends on the roof, the music was playing, vodka flowing and it seemed everyone on board was happy to be leaving Azerbaijan.

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What can oil do?

A travel blog entry by fearcuairt on Jul 26, 2010

... and rusted factories. To call it depressing is an understatement. Imagine our great surprise when suddenly we found ourselves absorbed into a positively gorgeous, modern city on the shores of the Caspian.

This is what oil money does. The streets of Baku are flooded with parades of expensive mercedes and BMWs. Brilliantly restored facades of 18th and 19th century buildings host row after row of designer shops - Burburry, Versace, Dolce and Gabbana. Grand buildings like ...