Laza, the land of waterfalls

A photo essay from the village

Originally published by

Caucasian Knot

The Azerbaijani village of Laza, about 200 km from the capital, Baku, is situated on a high-altitude plateau, Shah Yaylag. At the end of March when the snow starts to melt, tourists flock to Laza to see the waterfalls for which the area is famous. The locals, who are mostly ethnic Lezgins, earn a living by renting out cottages to tourists and offering visitors transportation in all-terrain vehicles in the winter.

Meydan TV presents this photo essay from Laza by Aziz Karimov, republished from Caucasian Knot.

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