The Horizon Hotel
Travel Blogs from Baku
... got to know us very well for the next three days and we basically bought him out of kebab meat each day. We spent the rest of that day relaxing around the apartment and having a few drinks to finish off any alcohol we had left over (Iran is dry so you can't take any alcohol in). That night Suse had to drive the truck down to the customs at the border as when we crossed into Azerbaijan they would only give the truck a three day transit visa and if it stayed any longer it would ...
... Negronis. Lazy morning, quick trip to the carpet museum, lunch and a visit to the palace. We spent the day on call to find out if we are leaving on the ferry. No schedules and no guarantee if the boats that are leaving can take passengers, it depends on the cargo. At 5 o clock we get the go from the port , so tonight we are on our way to Turkmenistan. Trip could take any where between 20 and 60 hours. So it is all an ...
... here? Well that started two years ago when I joined AIESEC, a student run organization aiming to have positive impact on our society through providing experiential leadership development opportunities. Now after having served for one year on the national team in Norway I will be leading the national office in Azerbaijan for the next year.Today is already ...
... The only thing to look forward to that night was cook group fours swan song meal for sector one and for once it smelled amazing! To be fair to group four (Julie counted in their number) hadn’t had the best of menus to play with so far, tonight would be their Woodstock moment.
The day had started well for some, we were all rested after the border crossing into Azerbaijan Azerbaijan the previous day which had been an eye opening experience. ...
... and we couldn't find anything we were looking for.
Eventually the dummy was spat and we parked, opting to walk instead. That was marginally better, altough crossing the road is still an act of lunacy. We eventually found a hotel, (not the one we were looking for obviously) but it was a bit pricey. They did however take us to another place, I suppose for a commission, and it was good enough, so ...
- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet