Tag: Baku

The best day trips from Baku Azerbaijan

The best day trips from Baku Azerbaijan

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 

20 Things to do in Baku Azerbaijan

20 Things to do in Baku Azerbaijan

This post is a travel guide about the best things to do in Baku. Baku is the capital of Azerbaijan and a city famous for its gas and oil reserves on the Caspian sea coast. What can I say about Baku? Baku did not charm 

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