Azerbaijan Off The Beaten Path

  • Flame Fountain
    Flame Fountain
    by HORSCHECK
  • Near Koroglu metro station
    Near Koroglu metro station
    by HORSCHECK
  • Flame Fountain
    Flame Fountain
    by HORSCHECK

Azerbaijan Off The Beaten Path

  • Nabran

    The area north of Baku along the Caspian coast near Dagestan is known as Nabran, it's where much of the tourist development has been targeted as the government has given local entrepreneurs a tax break for building resorts up there. The result is a whole range of places that you can rent for $25 US or less a day. They're all near the beach, and...

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  • Don't miss the bubbling mud volcanoes

    Azerbaijan is considered to have the biggest number of mud volcanoes! They are everywhere so if you ask a cab driver to take you to see a mud volcano, you can end up anywhere around Baku. But the ones you wanna see are the active mud volcanoes. They're near Gobustan and you'll have to specify it to the driver in advance. These are really fun,...

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  • Small villages

    The whole of Azerbaijan could be described as 'off the beaten path', however, some places are much remoter than others. A shame I didn't have more time to explore the mountain villages....next time! I did make it to the small village of Kish, an easy day hike from Sheki. Apparently there are the remains of an Albanian church there, but I never...

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