Baku, Azerbaijan – The Smell of Money

A visit to the walled Old City, with its ancient architecture and narrol stone lanes, is one of the top things to do in Baku

From the moment I set foot in Baku, I knew there was something very different about Azerbaijan’s capital city. Mirror-clad skyscrapers and modern shopping centers stood juxtaposed against the 700-year old stone walls of the Old City. Elegantly dressed women in high heels negotiated crazy patchwork stone streets. Delicious cooking smells mingled with an unpleasant … Read more