Four days in Baku

“Is the crisis better or worse?” “Worse.” When the writer Paul Theroux retraced his mid 1970s adventures of┬áThe Great Railway Bazaar three decades later, he wrote in the sequel Ghost Train to the Eastern Star: “Baku doesn’t need tourists. It’s a wealthy place.” Today, Azerbaijan is deep in an economic crisis precipitated by falling global… Read More Four days in Baku