Park Inn By Radisson Azerbaijan Baku Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
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... the hillsides. The air was crisp and clean and we were full of the joys of life....then....we hit road works! The initial impression was that these road works were only for a short part of the journey, but 2 hours later, we realized that this was not the case. What had been tarmac, turned to shale and after shale it turned into what can only be described as the worst road you could ever imagine!!! Now, night time was closing in on top of us...however, there was no going back, as some of ...
... t want anything either.
After lunch we walked a bit more, headed for one last look at the Caspian Sea and returned to the hotel. This took some doing because the street is impossible to cross and we had to walk back quite a ways to get to an underpass. We then walked back to the hotel without incident. I cut up the soggy persimmons. We had stopped at a shop and tried to get some yogurt but got something like sour ...
... to find that Baku was a further 150kms away when I thought it would be only 50kms. The reason I had no idea of the distance, is because I discovered Azerbaijan doesn’t do road signs. In the same way that Romanians don’t drive with any common sense, or the Turks don’t have safety barriers, the Azeri don’t have road signs. I think I might have seen 3 signs over a 300km stretch, which given my lack of sat nav was rather unsettling. I kept pulling over ...
... with the ferry was not so good and we resigned ourself to a night in the port. My 'awesome' camp spot behind a disused cafe turned out to be a little on the noisy side with cranes unloading aggregate from a ship all night. The next morning we were both exhausted, grouchy and determined not to spend another night in the port. Finally around 3 pm our persistence paid off and we got a pair of tickets for that nights sailing. Nights sailing turned out to be not quite true ...
... as well as Azeri in Azerbaijan) it got sorted, I was with the 3 others I came with and I met Dominika, a Polish student from Birmingham also who would be teaching here.
This place is probably the most 'holiday’ like place I will see here so I have and will be enjoying the pool and sun when I can before I go back to Baku to teach even more advanced pupils. Oh how this perception changed........
The thing is, before coming me and Dominika ...