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Archive for the ‘Azerbaijan’ Category

Best of 2012: Travel highlights of the year in photos

Best of 2012: Travel highlights of the year in photos

Jan 2, 13 • Azerbaijan, Georgia, Holland, Iran, Myanmar / Burma, Romania, Thailand, Travel experiences, Turkey, Ukraine, Uzbekistan2 Comments »
Year 2012 was very successful in terms of traveling and full of thrilling impressions and amazing discoveries. In 2012 I started my long term trip and spent exactly half of the year (July-December) traveling full time. First part of the year I...
Novruz Bayrami - celebration of New Year in Azerbaijan

Novruz Bayrami – celebration of New Year in Azerbaijan

Apr 17, 12 • Azerbaijan, Central Asia1 Comment »
When I was in Baku last month the capital of Azerbaijan was preparing for Novruz Bayrami. I had never heard of this holidays before. First my attention was attracted by decorations made of wheat sprouts. They are called semeni and an essential part...
What is Tandyr or how traditional bread is baked in Baku

What is Tandyr or how traditional bread is baked in Baku

Mar 27, 12 • Azerbaijan, Central Asia6 Comments »
Tandyr is a an oven on ground or dug into ground, usually built of clay. In different countries it is called – tundur, tunur, tanur, turn, Tandr, tendir, tandoori, tandyr, etc. This type of ovens is widespread in Turkey, Azerbaijan,...