Balion Hotel

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

Wherein Fox and Mouse Realize Blunder #2

A travel blog entry by cutiebanana on Jul 08, 2014

... 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 ...

Petro Dollars at work

A travel blog entry by glassmerchant on Apr 29, 2014

2 comments, 25 photos

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We are here for the petroglyphs and mud volcanoes. A good museum on the petroglyphs funded by World Heritage, top line graphics and displays. Then a guided tour of the site itself. Settlement on the lake shore goes way back to 10,000 BC.the cravings are in rock shelters high in the hills. Great views over the lake of the petrochemical industries.

First bush camp, so lessons on how to put up the tents. Big heavy ...

Baku on the Caspian Sea

A travel blog entry by dmarek on Oct 13, 2013

22 photos

... 4 million. It is definitely a big, commercial city. We could see a lot of modern skyscrapers and apartment houses. Ramisa pointed out the area in which she lives. Nick gave us directions to the supermarket, some places to eat, the sea, and the old town.

My room is on the fourth floor facing the street next to Trish and Tony. Once I replaced my key card with one that works and settled my stuff in my room, I joined Trish and Tony for ...

'Check out my gravel pit...'

A travel blog entry by andyball on May 20, 2013

9 photos

... are low as we leave the embassy and walk towards our taxis for the massive journey back to Georgia, Emile is to be our driver, he's a little on the rotund side and his smile glints with gold teeth but he is kind and friendly and quick to smile. We nose our way through the gathering dusk and head out of Yerevan for the last time in our tenth taxi of the day. The road to the border is smooth for about 20 kms, then Emile has to weave between pot holes, ...


A travel blog entry by wallsy on Jul 21, 2012

... sandwich (?) for breaky, we went in search of this mystical port and ticket office. We have no idea where we're supposed to get on these boats, when (if) they're going to arrive and how we're supposed to communicate when they do.

Some people wait for days at the actual port, in their cars and trucks, others visit twice a day, others can speak Russian or Azeri and get on the phone. We eventually found something resembling a ticket ...