Boomtown Baku

Baku’s Boomtown was built by the oil barons when the 19th century turned to the 20th.  It is a fantasy land of Art Nouveau with Arab, and Persian touches. To read my 2004 letter from Baku, which has more information, please click here.  To see pictures of Baku’s Oldtown, Carpet Market, The Absheron Peninsula. and Soviet town please click on the links. To Read my letter from Baku, 2004 that explains this all, please click in this link

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