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The land of oil derricks

This particular part of Azerbaijan actually starred in one of the Bond movies - the world is not enough.
Mud-vomitting volcanoes, 10m wall of fire, and 40,000 year old cave man carvings all in one day

May 12th 2014
Driving gives you so much more freedom - freedom to explore, freedom to discover, and as we quickly discovered this morning, freedom to get completely and utterly lost. Today, the plan was simple - hire a car, drive about 1.5 hours south to see mud volcanoes and prehistoric cave paintings, drive another 1.5 hours to see a mountain that has been on fire for 50 years, and then if time allows it, see ... 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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