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... group trips. Candace our good friend in Boston has what she calls the "2 week rule". The first few days are spent chatting away merrily.....sharing the odd life storey and perhaps confiding our innermost secrets with someone you barely know. By week two, the novelty is wearing off and you are getting fed up with half of them......this turns into abject hatred and total loathing during the last two days.......culminating in law suits and death threats by day 14. So far ...
... and we reach our hotel in the old city of Baku. Great room, very bling with kitchen area. Time to get the washing done.
Local cuisine for supper washed down with local beer.
First day in Baku and it is the major cultural tour. The icon of the city is the Maiden Tower.
The experts cannot agree on whether it is a castle, an observatory or a temple...it is a great place to visit with 8 floors of high ...
... food than we really wanted or needed but it was all quite good and we will suggest it for our group good-bye dinner. Trish and I shared some dumplings but we had more than enough for us and Tony and he was already full from his selections. It was a good choice.
By 9 pm I was back in my room and ready to work on my email, blog and photo uploading. Good thing I have such a short entry today - maybe I can work on uploading another sd card.
... traffic and slow moving trucks all the while juggling either a ciggarette or his mobile phone. We pass Lake Sevan, where the main group spent last night huddled inside Calypso trying to stay dry and into the mountains. Emile tries out his English phrases on us, "close the windows!" "open the windows!" Bec inadvertantly teaches him "Oh my god!" (her stock catch phrase) which he uses everytime he he throws the car around a hair pin, extracting giggles ...
... exchanged, Alex is okay now, move the car, move the car, move the car, put Blanche on the boat, wait a few hours... bon voyage!
The entire process was lengthy, vague and ridiculous, but in hindsight an awesome experience! We got there around 9am and left around midnight. I have no desire to do it again, but now understand what some of these poor truckies have to go through. We met ...