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Baku, Azerbaijan: Tales of the Old City and the Ancient World

Baku, Azerbaijan: Tales of the Old City and the Ancient World

My trip to Baku was a homecoming: the first time I had been there was in 1995 when I was born just four years after the collapse of the Soviet Union. Spending two weeks with my mother’s side of the family in the 4th microregion of Baku, I was given the opportunity to explore the region’s history as well as my own family’s origin.