First Marco Polo came, with bales of silk, his hands aromatic with saffron or shimmering with the shadow of jade.
In the lilac evenings he walked by the Caspian Sea and cursed the black mud that ruined his golden slippers.
Around 12 per cent of men and women between the ages of 25 and 44 live alone - more than twice as many as in the late 1980s and six times as many as in the early Seventies.
Many women are choosing their careers above marriage and families.
And more than one in ten of the age-group who would at one time have been forming families are now living by themselves, according to the findings of the General Household Survey.
Then the Rothschilds and the Nobels, here for the same oil that had ruined Marco Polo's slippers, their fantastical mansions rising from the gloop and suck of ruined forests.It has 58 species of animals (35 of vertebrates and 23 of insects) and 39 species of plants which are included into the Red Book of Azerbaijan.The National Park comprises such rare and endangered species as Persian leopard, the mountain sheep-moufflon, bezoar goat, white-tail sea eagle, golden eagle, little bustard.Rates do not include rental or tune up fees; LARK Guides will take your reservation and Chalet Sports will contact you directly for details and payment.* Explore the outdoors this winter on a snowga excursion with our friends at Big Sky Yoga Retreats.This means you can send and receive messages, Chat, Instant Message, Blog, and Post in our wild but friendly international and Montana dating Forums without any costs ever.The Shirvan National Park has a semi-desert landscape and water body of approximately 40 square kilometres.