The Horizon Hotel
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... to their customers. The dude tried to pass off Tuborg as a local beer! A salad, some lamb kebabs and a chicken dish were shared [14AM]. Mused about no tip in exchange for saying nil about Aleko's indiscretions, something the girls were also thinking about. Touched the warmish waters of the Caspian Sea.
Over to the old town for a look and then cappuccino and petit four at the Four Seasons; pretty swish [12AM]. We found the Karvansara Restaurant and made a ...
... the coastline on camera. This was the set of James Bond, "The World is Not Enough".
A newly built mosque stood impressively in front of barren cliffs just off Baku's main highway. The interior was an emerald sea of stone, the walls appeared to be moving as the sun glimmered off the crystal surface. We inconspicuously watched as the men conduct their prayers, hands held out to Allah in sign of mercy. The ...
... stay, we joined a few others on one of the most popular day-trips from Baku, a visit the Qobustan Petroglyph Reserve. The Petroglyph Reserve lies about 60 km south of the city. It was established to protect a large number of caves with 600 odd petroglyphs that were discovered in this area. There is a world class interpretive museum with informative exhibits on the science behind studying petroglyphs and visiting the museum prior to ...
... puts me in an entirely different mood. This seems to be a cemetery for the "who's who" of Azerbaijan, and each tomb has a statue of the person buried there. But instead of just doing a generic statue of ther person standing stoically, each statue it seems trues to bring out something unique and special about that person... one has the fellow standing with arms outstretched with an expression of exhileration... another has the guy playing a piano... another has him with hand on ...
... a chance to have an extended look at the city. We had been asked to return to the hotel by 6pm for an update on the visa situation and whether or not a ferry had been booked.
The city is a tasteful mix of ancient, modern and very modern, almost space age architecture. The word is that Baku will be the next Dubai and Abu Dhabi. There is a hell of a lot of building work going on and some of the pictures of proposed and current developments ...