Have you watched an adventure movie where there are mysterious paintings of ancient images on rocks and stone walls? Most of the drawings show stick figures of hunters running after animals, while some show unexplained geometric shapes. Rock drawings and engravings are called petroglyphs and to see some for real, visit the province of Gobustan in Azerbaijan.
The Azeri province is home to the Gobustan National Park, a.k.a. Gobustan Rock Art Cultural Landscape. The entire province is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of Azerbaijan’s national historical landmarks for its breathtaking stone formations, huge [Read more…]