Tag: Baku

20 Things to do in Baku Azerbaijan: a travel guide

20 Things to do in Baku Azerbaijan: a travel guide

This post is a travel guide about the best things to do in Baku. The capital of Azerbaijan. What can I say about Baku? Baku did not charm me like the rest of Azerbaijan. It reminded me a lot of Astana in Kazakhstan, because both 

The best day trips from Baku: a travel guide into the Absheron peninsula

The best day trips from Baku: a travel guide into the Absheron peninsula

This post is a travel guide about the best day trips from Baku into the Absheron peninsula for the independent budget traveller. Baku is located in the middle of the Absheron peninsula. This area is the heart of Azerbaijan’s land of fire with some of 

Baku express: the train from Sheki to Baku

Baku express: the train from Sheki to Baku

The helpful owners of my guesthouse asked me multiple times if I really wanted to take the train from Sheki to Baku. They warned me that it would be slow. 12 hours in fact, while the minibus would only take six hours. A bit worried