Category: Uzbekistan

    Khiva, the Medieval City on the Old Silk Road

The city has an ancient feel with mud houses within the fortress. It is sandwiched between 2 deserts, Kyzylkum and Karakum. And the place is hot. Walking around gets you the feeling of being in the 15th, 16th centuries. I was there in July of 2021 and the weather was extremely hot. The city was running thin with barely 1 or 2 tourists which made me feel I had reached the end of the world. This is the city of Khiva in Uzbekistan near the border of Turkmenistan.

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