Baku is not just oil - though it is definitely that. We explored aresa north and south of the city today, encountering a variety of scenes. Many involve "eternal flames", contained petroleum fires that never go out. In Baku, oil just bubbled out of the ground.
Gobustan Petroglyphs (UNESCO World Heritage Site)
Dining room at Ateshgah Fire Temple
One of the eternal flames at Ateshgah Fire Temple
Tour leader Roger Williams at Yanar Dag, the Burning Mountain
Light show on the Flaming Towers
Simulating the eternal flame