- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking
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... too much of it!! There were rivers flowing down the side of this mountain that we were crawling through and at times it was hard to establish the depth of the rivers. On occasion, both George and Mick had to get out of the car, put on their rucksacks and walk ahead in order to reduce the weight of the machine and give more clearance to get over bumps. With darkness firmly upon us at 3am, and only 60km covered after 7 hours of driving we finally hit solid road! Ger leaped out of the ...
Sat, Nov 9
Happy Early Thanksgiving to my family in Minnesota! I would have loved to call my family today as they celebrated and early Thanksgiving before my aunt and uncle move south for the winter but we were far from internet access all day.
Today would be one of the longest driving days of the trip - 600 Kms from Ashgabat to Turkmenbashy port. This morning at breakfast, I met some folks from a Road Scholars (formerly Elderhostel) tour. ...
... these guys were keen is an understatement, they even confiscated twenty two Armenian beers from the bar, a staggering blow to a drinking side like ours! They eventually processed us all and officially welcomed us into the country with a bowl of little apples and smiles, Bec and Pernille being single blonde ladies and novelties in these parts were all but offered marriage!
Our destination for that night was Sheki and a night in an old Caravansary ...
... the Soviet era subway signage--but we finally manage to meet up, and we go ahead and do another tour of the city together--mainly I just want to learn from this fellow and hear his stories.
Giles is not only a skilled traveller, he's also very knowledgeable in a wide array of subjects because, first of all he knows how to think outside of the box, and secondly, he's constantly learning from people he meets along the way. He tells me of how ...
... than it actually is. This includes london taxis painted purple, a shiny new promenade and shopping malls. However the cowboy nature of the town still shines through - at the airport for example there is the very third world (or at least second world) throng of people trying to grab your bags and herd you into a taxi, and then rip you off egregiously.
Despite all of this, I quite liked Baku. I liked the mixture of old and new, and ...