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A different perspective of the Heydar Aliyev Cultural Centre  

A different perspective of the Heydar Aliyev Cultural Centre

Cruising through Azerbaijan, known as the ‘Land of Fire’

June 7th 2018
The three hour flight from Istanbul to Baku was much smoother than the chaotic three hours in Istanbul that preceded the flight! Immigration was efficient and we were soon met outside by another superb day and our guide for the next five days, Farman, to be escorted to our hotel, Central Park Hotel, conveniently situated near the centre of the city. Azerbaijan has been described in Lonely Plane ... read more
Asia » Azerbaijan

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
30th June 2018

Great blog encouraging a foray into this Western Asian wonderland, Neil. Love that it shows its emergence from Soviet days with modern architecture that is designed to make a statement and must blow you away. We experienced the perspective from Armenia with whom it has closed borders. But as always...those that visit a country return with own their real time perspectives.

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