The Horizon Hotel
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
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... This was followed by some comments about Azerbaijan and Armenia. He appeared unwilling to allow them to transit as they futilely tried to explain.
A nearby guard approached and took Mouse's passport. Worried, they followed him across the room to a small office. He entered and then immediately came back out and handed Mouse the passport; "No problem", he said with a smile. "You can go."
They concluded that the guard had made a show of ...
... and get it for free. The other VISA's we are waiting for is Uzbekistan and Tajikistan. Had Sam been a Liverpool supporter we might have been able to get Uzbekistan for free but no, Sam supports Man U so the very nice man at the Embassy joked that I could go but Sam could not. The love of football is definitely strong throughout the world. Even the driver today proudly told us the linesman from the Football World Cup 1966, the historic game England won, was from Azerbaijan. ...
A day of electric shock treatment, all over bone re-arrangement and numerous hilarious sights unknowingly awaited me as I tucked into a quick breakfast at 7am. I thought the frustration of discovering you could order a double Turkish coffee, after weeks of being unsated by one, would be the worst of my luck. Who was I kidding! Thank god that I started in good spirits & had eaten my fill the night before because I would need every bit of energy for what lay ahead.
... creeping along, not making a valid catch for him. Just as we pass him, he turns his car around and returns back to Baku. What a moron.
- We get out OK, relieved the cop didn't report some trumped up charges, vowing never to return, and hire some hackers to shut down the countries sewer system or something fun. We are very happy and relieved when we cross into Georgia, where we are greeted in perfect English by guards on Segways: "Welcome to Georgia".
Entering Azerbaijan was an enormous ordeal. The train stopped for hours and many pompous men in shiny shoes and big hats paraded up and down the train taking turns to look at our passports and luggage. One question has been repeated very often:"Have you been to Armenia?".
Our "No" resulted in an approving: "Good, they are terrrorist state". Of course they couldn't have refused us entry but they would have been deeply ...