Azerbaijan, few photos and thoughts

   It felt like all odds were against me. Though, meeting so many obstacles during my Azerbaijan-Georgia trip did not reflect on my opinion on these two countries, I adored, especially Georgia, but can`t lie that I am disappointed of not seeing many things, I planned in advance, for different reasons that were out of my hands. Here a good advice is that best time to visit this area is during the summer time, as connections are probably better and most of the places are open. I am sure it may spare you the disappointment, I have experienced. So what have I missed? Okatse Canyon in Georgia (was closed as of low season time), mud volcanoes in Azerbaijan (car got stuck in the mud, so we couldn’t reach the area), Armenia (yes, I supposed to go there, but road to Kazbegi, in Northern Georgia, was closed three times due to the heavy snow, so I’ve lost precious time and was simply lacking extra days to visit), fellow travelers (I was always alone in hotels) and that tragicomedy moment when I slipped in the hotel`s bathroom, destroying a toilet seat and hurting my back so much, I could not walk…but hey, at least nobody saw it! But please, don`t get me wrong, I truly enjoyed it, but It was just a first time when I haven’t done all I planned. 

11 thoughts on “Azerbaijan, few photos and thoughts

  1. Was that peat burning in the photo with the men in it? What were the holes in the rock floor? Was that ancient grinding sites? I am s unfamiliar with this area, even the rocks looked different. This looked fascinating. Sorry for your disappointments.

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  2. Sorry that you had some frustrations and couldn’t complete your itinerary, but looks like you saw a lot, and compiled a terrific album here.
    We have a couple of natural gas flames in New York, but most of the gas is locked in the shale layers, and requires “fracking” to release it, so no mud volcanoes.

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