Azerbaijan: A rare stop on the old Silk Road

06 December 2015 - 02:02 By Marianne Schwankhart

Marianne Schwankhart explores the mysterious attractions and unexplored treasures of Azerbaijan The wet earth gurgled and bubbled around me - thick, slushy mud volcanoes oozing from the ground, later to dry out and form a lunar landscape. Just off the Caspian Sea, they are caused by the release of gases and liquids - and Azerbaijan has more than any other country in the world.

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