Uzbekistan

Day12 – Khiva to Nukus

We are traveling to the Republic of Karakalpakstan, an autonomous region of Uzbekistan. It is the site of the ancient kingdom of Khorezm, called the country of tens thousands of fortresses. Archaeologists have found ruins of dozens of ancient cities, palaces, and thousands of fortresses in this area. Khorezm is also believed to be the …

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Day11 – Khiva

Ichan Kala is Khiva’s old city, the inner town. Since 1990, it has been protected as a World Heritage Site. The old town retains more than 50 historic monuments and 250 old houses, dating primarily from the eighteenth or nineteenth centuries. People still live in the old city, including this little boy.

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