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- Continental Breakfast
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- Free High-Speed Internet
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- Swimming pool
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Well that was different. In the evening, we finally arrived at a hill just south of Qobustan. This lunar landscape is the site of a series of mud volcanoes which splat away periodically. It was so dusty and windy up here. I spent a while walking around this desolate area until after sun set.
I then made a decision to not put up the tent and sleep underneath the stars. After supper, using one of the cooking tables ...
... lesson which brings things up to the present and finds us sat in Kafe Araz by Fountain Square enjoying a bite to eat and chilled Efes beer in 25 degrees. For all those at work - we wish you a most productive day. Cheers. The rest of our time in Baku passed by in much the same way. Sleeping until 11am, browsing the internet, skyping friends and family, trying to figure our the world's most confusing metro, walking down the seaside boulevard, grabbing something to eat from one of ...
... been swept through the rolling hills that should have proceeded that sort of mountain chain. What was more incredible is that I thought they were about 10kms away but I was to discover that was more like 50kms, which made them even more impressive.
My road continued to be dotted with livestock which grow in number, but in a few towns I was surprised to see horses ambling around without any cares and seemingly no owners. In addition, there were some wonderful sights on ...
... Suffice to say that if Kafka had ever tried to pay a penalty for overstaying a transit visa in Azerbaijan then The Trial would be a trilogy. So there we were with no vehicle and no visa. Our only other option from this cul-de-sac of a country was a boat north to Kazakhstan, the problem being that the Kazakh boat makes the Turkmen boat look like a Japanese commuter service by comparison. It turns up anytime from once every three days to once every three weeks, ...
... bewildered as to why we would go to such a terrible place. The story behind it is that the Armenians have occupied a land mass of one quarter of Azerbaijan causing many deaths and displaced people. The reason for this is again very complicated and depending who we asked, we got conflicting information. When you arrive in Baku, however, it is hard to fathom that it is essentially a country in war. Being one of the most ...