In Azerbaijan, we followed the foothills of the Greater Caucasus mountains all the way to the capital, Baku. On the way, we passed by Sheki, where we celebrated Novruz, the traditional New Year celebrating the coming of spring. From Baku, we continued down the coast of the Caspian Sea to Iran, passing by the rock carvings and mud volcanoes of Gobustan along the way.
To be honest, we expected Azerbaijan to be quite boring. We had heard that the culture was very similar to Turkey, so that would not be new to us, and→ Continue reading
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