Autumn 2005 (AI 13.3)
Photo: Betty Blair
not confined to Baku. In the remote village of Jek, high in the
Caucasus Mountains, construction is going on. Despite the fact
that the road is extremely hazardous and nearly inaccessible,
this past summer trucks have been hauling heavy limestone quarried
blocks - 200 at a time - up the mountain so that a new school
can be built. Here's the grandson of the headmaster - all smiles!