Traditional musicians playing in a caravan saray, Baku.
Heading into the Caucasus Mountains.
Women going to work in village in Caucasus Mountains.
The hill-top Eddi Gumbaz (Seven Tombs) belonging to the ancient rulers of the Shirvan Shahs dynasty, some of these stone graves were built in the 8th century.
Worshippers praying at entrance to Sufi shrine with palms held upward in traditional fashion.
Street scene featuring the ever-present picture of President for life, Aliev, and his father, the former president.
Street scene in Caucasus Mountain village with billboard featuring former President-for-life, Haider Aliev.
The 15th century palace of the Shirvan Shahs, a Caucasian Muslim dynasty that established its capital in Baku in the 13th century.
Haggling for a Dagestani carpet in the bazaar section of Baku’s old city.
Soviet-style architecture in Haidar Aliyev square built in honor of the president-for-life who ruled this country in the 1990s.
If one wanders around Baku you can still find evidence of Soviet rule. This plaque on a wall next to Western-style store commemorates two ‘Heroes of the Soviet Workers’ who once lived and wrote poetry here.
Baku,the capital of the former Soviet Republic (Caucasus Mountains) of Azerbaijan