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Jun 27th 2007 1:52AM Pamukkale, Turkey :) I've been there twice. is a MUST SEE!
Jun 25th 2007 1:18AM If you look up Armenian dictionaries, you cannot find the definition of Karabakh, because the word is in Azerbaijanian language and means Black Garden ("Kara=Black" "Bakh=Garden")
Karabakh is an ancient Azerbaijan land, one of the first centres of civilisation. This is confirmed by archaeological findings in caves Azykh, Taglar, etc.
In old times Karabakh was a part of Caucasian Albania - old Azerbaijan state populated mainly by Turks-Azeris and Caucasian tribes.
Currently occupied by Armenia. Azerbaijanian government still tries to resolve the conflict, and return its lands with the support of numerous United Nations' resolutions. As two sides approeaching the final stage of the negotiations, Armenian side is setting fires in Karabakh, to burn everything before they leave.
To be honest, I dont believe that Karabakh is safe to travel now, because any problems with ongoing negotiations can result in war and make Karabakh a battlefield once again.