Living in Azerbaijan – Problems with Power

  Submitted by Judy from Toronto, Canada   In 1996 I moved to Azerbaijan with my husband and 9 year old son. At that time it was a newly independent former Soviet state and conditions were pretty poor. This is an extract from one of the letters I wrote home to family and friends.   Tuesday didn't start well. I slept late because of jet lag and when the water went off at 9am I still hadn’t had a bath or washed my hair. The water stayed off until 4.30pm, but I did manage … [Read more...]