Balion Hotel

17, Z. Tagiyev str, Baku, AZ 1005, Azerbaijan | Hotel
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Azerbaijan

A travel blog entry by stephanieviolet

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... parked up what we thought was near to the Turkmenistan embassy and had a couple of hours to spare until it opened again after lunch. So a few of us went off looking for a place to have lunch and found a pub where we discovered we really weren't in Georgia anymore with cheap food prices, it was back to normal European prices. We met back up at the truck mid afternoon when Suse informed us the Turkmenistan embassy was closed for the next two days and had actually moved to the other side ...

Baku

A travel blog entry by hongkong2europe

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... 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 ...

1305. The Long Ride Across Azerbaijan

A travel blog entry by nathanphil

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... looking to work hard and live a better life. So it's much more useful for them to learn Russian than English. It's not that Azeris love Russia--it's just the reality. Getting to Western Europe or America is so difficult many don't even dream of it. But going to Russia is relatively easy, and since Azeris are harder workers than Russians (so they say) they're able to find jobs and make good money.

It's a concept a little hard to get used to for an American who grew up ...

Amazing Azerbaijan!

A travel blog entry by kev-buxton

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... get a visa on arrival in Turkmenistan. However you need a Turkmenistan visa to get on the ferry. Confused????


The upshot was that if we did mange to 'blag' our way onto a ferry that night then there would not be any stay at the hotel!


Most people expressed a desire that Helen and Rogan would fail in their attempts to get on a boat so that we could spend the night in Baku.


Rogan and Helen went off to the Port to see ...

Baku

A travel blog entry by betsybond

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... the phone call at the hotel from Helen to confirm we were indeed sailing this evening! We were checked out of our rooms and had one room assigned for our bags so between that room and the lobby our motley crew were sprawled out awaiting the adventures that were to come crossing the Caspian. With bags ready we walked the half hour to port at about 8:30pm.

The previous year’s crossings had proven to be dire – with up ...

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