Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Baku
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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... keep us going whilst aboard. We shared a 4 berth overnight cabin with a Dutch couple who also had grand-children, so we christened it the Granny Annexe.
Our crossing was very calm and we ladies spent an hour on top deck during the morning doing some Tai Chi moves to pass the time and enjoy the lovely sunshine.
We were all amazed to be landing in Turkmenistan by about 4pm later that day, as our cargo boat ...
... had to head back toward the old city to find something to eat, drink or do. We didn't have to but that was the plan. First we headed toward the Caspian Sea and walked along the Baku Boulevard park area, then we crossed over to the business area and entered a large shopping mall that Leo and Noel had been to yesterday. There we looked around - I tried a few sporting goods stores for a soccer shirt for Theo and Noel looked for ideas for his shopping ...
... so intrigued by my bike that he pulled right up to me and was probably only 4 inches from my bike frame, which would have been annoying if we were stationary but was worse given we were going at about 15mph in traffic. That doesn’t sound much but as there is no rear view on a bike, your awareness of things coming up behind you is alot less than in a car, so it is quite easy to not realise who is around you..... This guy seemed surprised at my reaction, because he simply wanted ...
... into the walled off old city which from indications had a range of sleeping options. Becoming quickly lost in the maze of alleyways, luckily we stumbled on a chap who was able to show us to a guesthouse which whilst still slightly pricey by the standards we had seen so far would do for two nights while we have a look at Baku.
We've also now made a decision that as a result of still not having the Turkmenistan letter of ...
... 10 manat, about £8.
So here we are, 5.30, sitting in a coffee shop. Uploaded yesterdays blog earlier, now we are just filling time until we feel obliged to buy another coffee, to justify using their free wifi.
My feeling is that the ferry wont go until 10, so they'll wait until 6 for the oil, and if its not here by then, we;'ll get a phone call to go. So the later the call comes the better chance we have of getting on. But no-ne knows ...