The culture & varied climates of Azerbaijan

About Azerbaijan from Anar GARIBOV on Vimeo.

I adore this video! Also: I read the most fascinating fact in this article by Laura Kelley about Azeri food and culture:

Like Georgia, Azerbaijan has a wide variety of climatic zones as well. In fact, nine of eleven climatic zones are represented, and in Azerbaijan one can simultaneously see all four seasons just by traveling from one end of the country to the other. High mountains, fertile foothills growing tea and citrus, dry steppes, luxurious forests, and Caspian shores—Azerbaijan has it all! So, in addition to a long history of foreign occupation, a widely varied climate has led to one of western Asia’s most diverse cuisines.

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  1. Thanks for this great video !
    A very convenient way to discover an interesting country !
    I am told you can get there fine Persian miniatures ( Tabriz school )…
    Now, I’ll definitely have to find out more about history and culture !

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