Sultan Inn Boutique Hotel
Travel Blogs from Baku
... platforms and a population of 2000 people. Everything on piles, 55 km off the nearest shore. We arrive Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan at 3pm and check in the Caspian Hostel, where we have Internet again after being cut off 1 week. We have time for some sightseeing in Baku's old town and center. Gaps in the pretty old town are ...
... A row of brand new public use iPads were staring us in he face as we entered the most incredible fast food joint we have seen. The ceiling was intricately painted and the menu offered mojitos and beer amongst the normal KFC specialties. The food was just as amazing as the interior design.
We boarded our immaculately clean train in perfect time and spent the next few hours chatting with our super friendly cabin mate, an Azeri ...
... to us a gift of a small stone from Mecca used to give Muslims the feeling they are closer to their holy city during times of prayer.
We strolled along the Caspian Sea boulevard taking in the fresh air and watching youngsters glide by on their slick rollerblades before meeting Ismet and Wahid for dinner.
The boys presented Baku to us in all its glory. Together we climbed to the city look out point passing ...
... and the town had men spread out across parks and restaurants with women out of sight. We explored an incredible Palace while in Seiki which belonged to one of the old regional Khans and I had a strange traditional meal of Piti. It was a tasty salty broth with a chunk of lamb fat floating in it that to the waiter had to break up into the broth before eating (sounds better than it tasted, and it doesn’t sound good at all!). James ordered a ...
... If Claire wants to settle down, I would love to settle down and stop traveling. I guess that is the goal in the end. It is not to see the whole world. When things go good, I want to keep traveling and when they are not good, I hate it. Today was one of those days when I just wanted it to be over and be with Claire. I hope to someday finish the parts I have missed out on like Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan another day, but it won’t be for a long ...
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- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Free parking