Saturday, September 15, 2012

Old city Baku part II

Azerbaijan has a rich cuisine. I noted that they even have similar dishes with Moldovan cuisine, but meat is what they truly like to eat and being in Azerbaijan you simply have to live with that. One interesting information is that Azerbaijan lies on a longitude which entails 9 climates from 11 continents. But, I am not going to tell you how wonderful in Baku, because for me it was difficult to deal with the locals’ floating timetable, unsteady plans and muddy promises. An objective thinking is telling me that between those shining new office buildings which house the growing infrastructure of a modernizing economy and the mosques and churches of a varied of denominations, the Azeri culture is still very traditional and strict. All these contrasts, however, are confusing to the newcomer.

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Old city Baku

The castof the Azeri culture is only seen in the old city Baku. It is an impressive place, where time seems to be discontinued. The multitude of burning contrasts and underlined textures blind your eyes (in a good way). I cannot mention the old architecture I love so much in every city. Such a pity Chisinau has not a region in the city called "old city".