Hyatt Regency Baku
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- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking
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... ul> Across the Caspian 1: Ferry from Aktau, Kazakhstan to Baku, Azerbaijan – would have required travelling north, back into Kazakhstan (which is now far easier with Kazakhstan's visa free policy) and on to the Caspian Sea port of Aktau. From there I would have had to have taken a berth on an (irregular) cargo ship to Baku. The west of Kazakhstan is a barren region famous only for its oil production – so there was no real draw to visit the region. Additionally ...
... book which is a humerous guide to overlanding which says that you should not get too hung up with hand washing... it is hard, clean underwear is very important. At every hotel there will either be a notice telling us about the hotel's laundry service, or there will be handwashing strung up across rooms and balconies. I am getting better at it, and far better than I was 12 years ago when I backpacked around Europe. Anyway, back to the trip...
... area with a number of fountains. Noel found a few souvenir shops to check out tomorrow but didn't find the statue of a girl with a cell phone that he was looking for. We located the KFC and MacDonald's that verified that we were in Fountain Square and then began to look for a place for our drinks. Leo was off alcohol for the moment so he had coffee and Noel wanted a local beer. I saw a draft beer listed on the menu but it turned out to be a bottled beer and ...
... my ticket for my ferry across the Caspian Sea to Turkmenistan. This search would prove interesting and require me to head down dark alleys and into semi derelict one storey buildings but it would only be a precursor to the nightmare that lay in store that would make my grim yesterday look like a day at the spa in comparison.
Unaware of the nightmares to come, I had a wonderful meal and had a Gin & Tonic!!! I slept well. It would be the last time for many nights......
... to the beckoning cop as we sail by and not stop. Either way, despite several bemused, possibly angry stares back we managed to make it into Baku without being pulled over and paying a bribe. Sweet.
As to the drive itself; we took the Northern back road hugging the mountains until reaching the main highway just West of the town of Samaxi. The scenery changing from hilly tree lined roads to an open plain before winding through ...