Back in Baku

Baku, Azerbaijan August 18, 2019 Tourism in Baku seemed to have taken off in tremendous leaps since I was here just a year ago. Icherisheher or the old city is besieged with tourists, both individual as well as large tour groups armed with selfie sticks. The pedestrianized area with its glitzy shops, see a constant … More Back in Baku

Facets of Baku

Baku, Azerbaijan Jun 7, 2018 Coming from Tbilisi to Baku, the strange mix of graceful buildings in the architectural style of nineteenth century, mixed in with ultra-modern chrome and glass in bizarre shapes, makes it feel like a different planet. The area near the Old Town has been spruced up to within an inch of … More Facets of Baku