The Boutique Palace Hotel
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... shoe inserts when walking on cobbles we descended back through the UNESCO Old Town full of little streets lined with little nick nack shops and buildings with little wooden balconies. It was then back to our hotel for a well earned "Ballantines" and ginger ale. We normally judge the foreignness of a destination on the ease or difficulty in finding Schweppes ginger ale.....today it was discovered lurking in a chiller unit 200m from our hotel within 10 minutes....... A great ...
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 ...
... and we're on our way to Tibilsi and our last change of vehicle. As we climb out of the cab we're instantly mobbed by Taxi drivers and Zaza has to shout at them to allow us to move along. It's gone 1am now and he has to haggle well to secure us a people carrier to ferry the eight of us to the bush camp near the Azerbajian border.
It's a tight fit as we squeez
Somewhere just outside of Baku,
As bush camps ...
... keys cut today.Had 4 keys cut and negotiated price down from 16 Manet to 6.Felt very proud.None of the keys fit.
Need to get on the road and with Emin's help will sort Customs and ferry tomorrow (Tuesday).Bits due back Wednesday a.m.
Perhaps this is the part of the journey that becomes the adventure.The serendipidity that makes the seams of life.
Abdullah,Ivan?- patience dear reader.There's a long road ahead.