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Taza Pir Mosque  

Taza Pir Mosque

24 Hours in Baku, Azerbaijan

April 20th 2012
To be honest, I didn’t really know what to expect from Baku, but after my jaunts around Central Asia, the previous year, I was hoping the capital of Azerbaijan would be a heady mixture of Islamic Asia and Western Europe, sprinkled with a dash of Sovietness. I wasn’t disappointed. My hotel was located smack in the centre of the city and I was soon out in search of lunch. Only minutes away w ... read more
Asia » Azerbaijan » Baku

Azerbaijani Flag Azerbaijan - a nation with a Turkic and majority-Muslim population - regained its independence after the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991. Despite a 1994 cease-fire, Azerbaijan has yet to resolve its conflict with Armenia over the Azerbaijani Nag... ... read more
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