Park Inn By Radisson Azerbaijan Baku Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
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I got on the overnight train in Tbilisi okay. The train was numbered. There were no first class tickets available so I was in 2nd class cupee which is a compartment with 4 bunks, 2 up and 2 down. Fortunately I had one of the lower bunks. Initially there were only two of us booked in there but soon a Georgian woman and her daughter came in and …
... the Zoroastrian religion in the area. Today, a natural gas pipe does the same effect. There were modest exhibits in the various caravanserai rooms where mannequins were used to show the history. There are several good exhibits too. A field of old wells are nearby. Oil pipelines are below ground; gas, above ground.
Aleko asked about the final group meal. I told him we would do our own thing and that was for the best. He and his lot of European ...
... Airways wasn't up to SQ standard! Nevertheless we managed to settle back and watch the interesting Mr Poppers Penguins, Hop and Oblivion. After 7 hours we landed safely into Baku, our home for the next 8 hours! Baku airport was very small and with no real restaurant options, we opted for a cheese and ham toasted sandwich... Luckily they had wifi so we were able to amuse ourselves with that for a while. At 7pm ...
I'm trying to read this guy. Could he be violent? If I walk down the dark street will he follow me? Azerbaijan feels like a culture unlike any I've experienced before, so the tactics I wold take in another country might not work here...
Finally I decide a popular but risky trick. I shrug my shoulders and say "polizia" (means: call the police if you want and let them sort it out) That works. He accepts the 10 Euros and drives off.
I quickly hurry ...
Left the hotel promptly, so that we werent mobbed by all and sundry. It really is quite frightening being surrounded by all those people who have not a wortd of language in common. Breakfast not included, so we were on our way before any of the hotel staff were up. However, there is a bazaar held next to the hotel, and there was already major activity setting up the days trading.
Eventually stopped off for a coffee at a petrol station. Without a common language ...