The Hidden World of Baku's Pigeon Fanciers
A millennia-old tradition continues silently on Baku's rooftops
Zigh Salt Lake: The Eighth Wonder of the Absheron
The salt lake near Baku with unusual healing powers.
Baku Multiculturalism and the Jews
Researcher Moisey Bekker discusses how the Jews contributed to Baku's multiculturalism.
The Changing Face of Old Sovetski
One summer evening I passed Sovetski again. Everything was more cleared up.
The Baku Metro at 50
6 November 2017 marked exactly 50 years since machinist Salman Alekberov drove the inaugural train from Baki Soveti
Small Wonders: Baku’s Museum of Miniature Books
Ever since cuneiform tablets in the Ancient Near East, humans have been collecting written knowledge in libraries and museums
Seven Years in Keshle
When Ohioan Martha Lawry moved to Azerbaijan in 2010, rather than renting an apartment she chose to live with a host family and has remained with
PRESERVING THE PAST AT THE INSTITUTE OF MANUSCRIPTS
Walking around the centre of Baku, one feels that every street and every building contains an entrancing spirit of the past. Not far from the Nizami
It would be fair to say that arriving in Baku almost three years ago presented me with a certain amount of culture shock.
In the following extract from Caucasian Days, Banine recalls what happened to her family (including her father, stepmother Amina, sisters and