Things to do in Baku, Azerbaijan

Things to do in Baku, Azerbaijan

TOP THINGS TO DO IN BAKU About Baku Baku, also known as the city of winds, is the capital city of the Republic of Azerbaijan; a small but wealthy country in the south Caucasus region and a stop on the old Silk Road. The city of Baku lies at the bottom of the Absheron...
The Silk Road & How to get from England to China

The Silk Road & How to get from England to China

The Silk Road crosses the Gobi Desert at Dunhuang, China. The Silk Road Travelling from the UK to China along the Silk Road is a big undertaking that requires some planning, but is an incredibly rewarding journey that will take you through “strange” lands...
Yanar Dag (Fire Mountain), Azerbaijan

Yanar Dag (Fire Mountain), Azerbaijan

What is Yanar Dag? Yanar Dag, or Fire Mountain, is a burning hillside in Azerbaijan where a natural gas deposit has been burning since the 13th Century. Where is Yanar Dag? The hillside is located 25km north of Baku in Azerbaijan. Yanar Dag – The Burning...
Caspian Sea Ferry (Baku to Turkmenbashi)

Caspian Sea Ferry (Baku to Turkmenbashi)

There are two main routes for the Caspian Sea Ferry. The first is Azerbaijan to Kazakhstan and the second is Azerbaijan to Turkmenistan. Cargo vessels leave from the port of Baku, Azerbaijan and head north east to Aktau or due east to Turkmenbashi. There is a lot of...