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Quba (no, not THAT Cuba)

Thursday, 7 May 2009 | Views [1412]

April 5-7 I was pretty intent on getting out of Baku and up to the Caucasus mountains in the north of Azerbaijan, but everyone had warned me of the lingering cold weather, lack of public transportation, and complete dearth of English (i.... Read more >

The Cold War for kids

Monday, 4 May 2009 | Views [3682]

April 4: Qobustan While waiting for his friend to pick us up in Baku, Namiq (my souvenir-shop friend) and I had a rather interesting conversation about gender norms in Azerbaijan. It didn't take me long to assert that I would not be marrying an ... Read more >

Azeri history, then and now

Sunday, 3 May 2009 | Views [2643]

April 3: Baku After picking up a CD by stunning Azeri opera-mugam-jazz singer Aziza Mustafa Zadeh , I donned my figurative Indy fedora and weaved my way simultaneously through the cobbled streets of the Old Town and Azerbaijan's rich history. ... Read more >

Boomtown Baku

Friday, 1 May 2009 | Views [3060]

April 1-2: First impressions When the ferry docked in Baku at dusk, I gazed excitedly over the skyline of the Azeri capital. I knew little about Azerbaijan, as it was a last-minute addition to my itinerary after my Iranian visa application was ... Read more >

Gallery: Azerbaijan - Mountains

Monday, 20 Apr 2009 | Photo Gallery

Includes: Quba & Caucasus mountains
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Gallery: Azerbaijan - Baku & area

Monday, 20 Apr 2009 | Photo Gallery

Includes: ferry across the Caspian Sea, Baku, Qobustan petroglyphs and mud volcanoes
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