Category Archives: Azerbaijan

A Tale of Two Cities

January 7th midnight, we left Baku bound for Turkmenistan on a ferry across the Caspian Sea. We only stepped on Central Asia soil on Jan 9th. The unforgettable ordeal to cross the Caspian Sea started from Azerbaijan soil … Baku, … Continue reading

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New found friends from CSC

I believe the people who painted this big sign that we so happen to spot along the road never could have imagine the help it has rendered to us. We ended up been invited for lunch in CSC’s canteen. And … Continue reading

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The Caspian Sea & … Baku

The Caspian Sea! Even though we barely parted with the Black Sea not so long ago, seeing the sea again still created that surge of excitement over us. Standing on the beach, looking across the horizon … thoughts ran of … Continue reading

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2004 … 2005

The new year is approaching. We have previously been requested several times to stay longer in other hosts’ houses in order to celebrate the coming of 2005. However, (and unfortunately) we had to turned down the offers, not any fault … Continue reading

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Disastrous waves …

We were on the roads of Azerbaijan when we were told by the locals that our country has suffered an enormous earthquake! For the next few days, as we saw footage of the disaster on the local news (not knowing … Continue reading

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After Ganja … into the works of man

The roads out of Ganja were as good as those when we entered. Here it’s the central region of Azerbaijan. Here there are more open fields. Here we discovered a new baijan … (Azerbaijan … 14.12.04 to 7.01.2005) This is … Continue reading

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Azerbaijan … To Ganja

Azerbaijan, the country of Fire. If you recall the well-known Chinese tale, ‘Journey to the West’, there were mentions of ‘Mountain of Five Fingers’ and ‘Firey Mountain’. These can be found here in Azerbaijan! Long long time ago … there … Continue reading

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