The Ledendary Silk Road
Bukhara
Bukhara

Bukhara

With a government actively encouraging tourism and a more open society Uzbekistan is a great country to visit. There’s fabulous mosques, medressas (Islamic schools), minarets and mausoleums in beautiful still-alive cities. Mathematics, medicine, astronomy, arts and architecture developed here. The Silk Road brought wealth and cultures.

Khiva
Khiva

Khiva

After a night on the train we arrived at Khiva, a well-preserved mud-walled city established in the beginning of the Christian era and once a major slave trading center. Noah’s son Shem found water here and called it “Kheyvak” which became Khiva.