Qobustan: The Prehistory of Mankind, Incised on Stone
Paris-born, Nairobi-resident David Coulson is the personification of a true British adventurer.
Tracing the Story of Gedebey’s Railway
When I received a job offer to work in the Gedebey Copper and Gold Mine in 2012, I was told I’d spend half my time in Baku and the other half
The Rothschild Pages of Azerbaijan’s Oil History
Marking the 135th anniversary of the Caspian-Black Sea Oil Industry and Trade Company (1883-2018)
Remembering the ADR
Visions looks back on the significance of the ADR, its challenges and achievements.
The Early Days of the Baku Metro
Long before the Baki Kart travelcard, air-conditioned carriages and the new Violet Line
The Baku Metro at 50
6 November 2017 marked exactly 50 years since machinist Salman Alekberov drove the inaugural train from Baki Soveti
Discovering Baku: Hugues Krafft’s Journey to the Caucasus
In the late 19th century the pioneering French traveller, photographer and philanthropist Hugues Krafft (1853-1935) travelled to the South Caucasus
A Legend of Azerbaijani Poetry
On 21 October of this year the great Azerbaijani poet and freedom fighter Khalil Rza Uluturk would have turned 85.
Peter the Great and Baku Oil
Following the Great Northern War and having led a successful military campaign in the West, Peter I (1672-1725)